Business Financing


San Juan Development Association: The economic development engine for our County offers micro loans to starting or developing businesses. We can also connect you with larger Region 9 Loans.
Beth Kremer
(970) 888-7440

Download COVID Emergency Loan Application Form

Download SJDA Loan Application Form

Region 9: Region 9's Micro Enterprise Program assists qualifying small businesses with short-term (up to 5-years) capital needs of less than $100,000. Technical assistance grants of $5000 maximum (dependent on loan size) may also be available in conjunction with a Micro-Enterprise Loan. Applicants with loan requests greater than $100,000 are encouraged to apply for Region 9's Business Loan Fund program.
Jenny Stollar
(970) 247-9621

Download Region 9 Loan Application Form

Citizens State Bank: Citizens State Bank is vested in economic development and business growth in our community.
(970) 387-5502

Brownfield Projects:

Properties that sit untouched because of their real or perceived contamination can be rehabilitated using our Brownfields Program along with the Voluntary Cleanup Program.

In addition to cleanup plan reviews, the Brownfields Program aids property owners in the form of:

Email for more information.

Local Brownfields contact:
Jesse Silverstein

SJDA Loan Application Forms

Download COVID Emergency Loan Application Form

Download SJDA Loan Application Form


USDA Grants:
US Department of Agriculture: grants and loans available for various initiatives including housing

San Miguel Power Association: mini grants for energy efficiency upgrades and other projects for economic development available to businesses with an initiative that benefits community wide economic development.