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Southwest Colorado Economic Development
SERVINGArchuleta County
Southwest Colorado Economic Development
SERVINGDolores County
Southwest Colorado Economic Development
SERVINGLa Plata County
Southwest Colorado Economic Development
SERVINGMontezuma County
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SERVINGSan Juan County
Southwest Colorado Economic Development
SERVINGSouthern Ute Tribe
Southwest Colorado Economic Development
SERVINGUte Mountain Ute Tribe
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REGION 9 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT OF SOUTHWEST COLORADO

The Region 9's mission is to be a regional leader, working cooperatively with the private and public sectors to enhance the economic conditions in the area, and improve economic prosperity. We proudly serve the counties of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma and San Juan, and the cities and towns within those regions, as well as the Southern Ute and the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribes.

Help us improve the region's economic prosperity:

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Colorado business loans

BUSINESS LOAN FUND

This fund provides "gap financing" and other financing from $5,000 to $350,000 for Equipment, Inventory, Business Acquisition, Working Capital, and more!

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Colorado tax credits

ENTERPRISE ZONE

Businesses, including farms and ranches, may be eligible for State tax credits based on the business location and activities. Find out if your business qualifies.

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DATA DASHBOARD

Explore County-level Logistics, Industry trends, Demographics, Economic indicators, and Workforce data that impact our Southwest Colorado business climate.

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UPCOMING MEETINGS:

Region 9 Board Meeting
Date and Time: January 26, 2023, 9am
Location: 35 Main Ave Suite 225 on the 2nd floor of the Main Mall, Durango

SWCCOG Board Meeting
Date and Time: December 7, 2022, 1:30 p.m.
Location: Region 9 Offices 135 Burnett Drive, Durango

SWTPR
Date and Time: December 8, 2022, 9:00 a.m.
Location: Colorado Department of Transportation, 20581 US-160 W, Durango

Regional Transit Council
Date and Time: January 19, 2022, 9:00 am
Location: Region 9 Offices: 135 Burnett Drive, Unit 1, Durango, CO

SWCCOG Executive Committee Meeting
Date and Time: TBD
Location: Webinar only: See agenda for details

Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County
Date and Time: December 8, 2022, 2:00 pm
Location: Via Zoom

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center

Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

This Region 9 partner offers free business consulting and a variety of workshops to maximize the economic potential of entrepreneurs and business owners within our region.

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Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program For Entrepreneurs

Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs (SCAPE)

This Region 9 partner works with start-ups and early phase companies providing education, mentoring, and access to funding for your great ideas.

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SouthWest Opioid Response District

SouthWest Opioid Response District (SWORD)

Region 9 is facilitating the SouthWest Opioid Response District to assist the Colorado municipal and county governments address opioid and other substance misuse solutions in our rural region.

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