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.
Get financial support, access to programs, and business advising.
Join the 650+ volunteers who brings their skills to build programs.
Collaborate with us to share and co-create solutions for the small business ecosystem.
Continue to support the work we do.
WHAT WE DO
Our Recent Initiatives
Energize Community Program
Provides $20k in low-interest loans and funding readiness education for 4 communities.
Frontier Knowledge Rural Workshop Series
Covers a wide range of topics for rural-based small business owners through a weekly webinar series.
Women-Owned Businesses Community
Brings together over 1,000 business owners across the State through a collaborative community
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Office of Economic Development and International Trade, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, and Energize Colorado Serve 5,000 Colorado Businesses in Two Years
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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 small business community through People, Programs, and Funding
Volunteers engaged since 2020
Launched with statewide partners
Directly deployed in loans and grants
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.