Alternative Funding Sources

Region 10 Business Loan Fund


Region 10’s Business Loan Fund (BLF) is a lending source that provides capital to small businesses focusing on expansion, creating and retaining jobs, and benefiting our growing regional economy, including Delta, Montrose, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Ouray, and San Miguel counties.

Telluride Venture Fund
The Telluride Venture Fund (TVF) is a start-up and early stage equity investment fund focused on the Colorado Plateau region and other special opportunities. TVF’s focus is technology companies with an emphasis on outdoor recreation, tourism, natural products, health, energy, water, and education.
Colorado Lending Source


Colorado Lending Source is a mission-based lender that offers financing to small businesses from $5,000 up to $5.5 million, by partnering with Small Business Administration and banks. They also offer entrepreneurship education.

Accion Colorado


Accion increases access to business credit, makes loans, and provides training to enable entrepreneurs to realize their dreams and be catalysts for positive economic and social change.

Colorado Enterprise Fund


Colorado Enterprise Fund, a certified nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution, loans up to $500,000 to small businesses and start-ups unable to secure traditional bank financing. They also offer business advising and coaching to borrowers statewide for the life of their loans.

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