San Juan Regional Loan Fund

Program Details

The San Juan Regional Loan Fund (formerly Telluride Regional Loan Fund) was designed with entrepreneurs in mind. We help you obtain financing for your early stage/start-up business through low-interest loans. The San Juan Regional Loan Fund is designed to help rural start-up companies get off the ground or scale their operations. It is a $2 million operating working capital loan fund that supports rural business start-up, growth, and job creation and retention in southwest Colorado.

The SJRLF is a joint initiative launched by Telluride Foundation and First Southwest Community Fund, with support from Zoma Foundation.

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Who can apply?

Any for-profit business (less than five years old) located in Dolores, Montrose, Ouray, San Juan or San Miguel county.

How much money can I apply for?

$25,000 to $100,000

What can I use the money for?

Working capital expenses otherwise known as short-term expenses (utilities, rent, inventory, marketing, etc.) or equipment purchase.

Contact info:

Contact Bonnie Watson at [email protected] or 720-393-9911.

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