Region 9 offers a variety of loan programs for start-ups, business that are creating or retaining jobs, expanding, or not able to receive traditional financing. Consideration is given to businesses in Southwest Colorado but Region 9 will partner with area banks and nonprofit lending partners in the State. Interest rates are generally two percent above the Wall Street Journal Prime and may be fixed or variable depending on the funding source. All interested businesses are welcome to call our office or email Jenny Stollar for more detailed information about our loan program.
Loans start at $5,000 and can go as high as $350,000.*
*Loans are subject to underwriting guidelines, availability of funds, and must be approved by Region 9's Loan Committee.
*Certain situations may limit funds
May be available to assist loan clients with accounting, marketing, legal, and other business needs. For assistance with your application, business plan, or projection requirements, please contact the SW Colorado Small Business Development Center. Additional business resources can be found at Southwest Colorado Disaster Assistance.