Providing Low-Interest Small Business Loans Statewide

The Energize Community Program prepares entrepreneurs to successfully apply for loan capital, access low-interest loans through our Gap Fund, and receive business support and educational programming. 

If you are waiting to hear back about the status of your application, please contact [email protected]

We are a non-profit lender focused on serving Colorado’s most underinvested in entrepreneurs

Through our Energize Community Program, we deliver financial documentation support, low-interest loans, and no-cost educational programs.

Low-Interest Loans Up to $75,000 Available Statewide

– Interest Rate: 2.9%-8.5%
– Loan Size: Up to $75,000
– Term: Up to 36 months

Uses Include:

· Debt Consolidation
· Capital Improvements
· Payroll
· Rent/Lease
· Utilities
· Working Capital
· Equipment
· Inventory

Who is Eligible?

ECP Gap Fund Loans are available to the small businesses/enterprises statewide.

ECP Gap Fund Loans are available to both new businesses (at least 3 months in business) and existing businesses.

 Ineligible Borrowers

· Cannabis Businesses
· Gambling Businesses
· Businesses with more than 50 Employees

How to Get Started

Step 1

Complete our short registration form to see if our loan product is right for you.

Step 2

You’ll receive the application by email. Business advisors are available to support you to help with your application.

Step 3

Once you receive the loan, you will have access to free educational programming to support you along your entrepreneurial journey.

Questions about the Energize Community Program?

General Questions about ECP: [email protected]
Questions about the ECP Gap Fund Loan: [email protected]

Are you interested in partnering with us? Connect with our Director of Strategic Partnerships and Marketing: [email protected]

You can also reach out to the Director of the Gap Fund, Ryan Cobbins, at any time: [email protected]

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