WHO WE SERVE

We are builders and innovators focused on serving Colorado’s smallest businesses including BIPOC, women, veteran, and rural-owned businesses in underserved areas.

Entrepreneurs

Get financial support, access to programs, and business advising.

Volunteers

Join the 650+ volunteers who brings their skills to build programs.

Partners

Collaborate with us to share and co-create solutions for the small business ecosystem.

Donors

Continue to support the work we do.

WHAT WE DO

Our Recent Initiatives

Energize Community Program

Provides up to $75,000 in low-interest loans statewide

ShopBIPOC

Through a collective of twelve community organizations, we connect BIPOC sellers to buyers.

Women-Owned Businesses Community

Brings together over 1,400 women entrepreneurs through a collaborative community

Latest News

Celebrating Volunteers

Melissa Akaka “Volunteering with Energize Colorado (EC) has been an incredible experience. I’m continually impressed by the commitment of the…

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ABOUT US

We work with community partners

Built on a foundation of collaboration, we deliver impact through partner organizations who share our mission. Working with the entire ecosystem of small business support partners, we co-create new solutions and scale ideas, including advocating for structural changes necessary for long term resiliency.

We deliver impact to Colorado’s under-invested in entrepreneurs through funding, business support, and community connections

10,000

Entrepreneurs supported through programming

5,000

Entrepreneurs supported with funding

$45M

Funding
Directly deployed in loans and grants

VOLUNTEER

Coloradans helping Coloradans

Our projects are led by forward-thinking leaders and powered by seasoned volunteers from across Colorado. Volunteers bring knowledge as company builders, community leaders, and industry experts who help to identify new gaps and create innovative new practices.

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