Business Resources on Demand

Connecting businesses to the right resources at the right time is kind-of our jam. Numerous organizations exist throughout Denver South to contribute to your success. Let us be your guide.

Local Resources for Business

Arapahoe/Douglas Works!

Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Workforce Center is a member of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s statewide network of workforce centers, which provide a variety of no-cost services to job seekers and businesses. Arapahoe/Douglas Works! serves as a critical resource to connect employees and businesses in Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, and throughout the Denver/Aurora metropolitan region.

Arapahoe County Libraries

Arapahoe County businesses and entrepreneurs can access the Arapahoe County Libraries for industry or market research, business planning, and job search needs through the resident business librarians or Small Business Reference Center.

Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center

Small business owners in Denver South can benefit from valuable information designed to help start and expand their businesses. The Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers comprehensive education and training programs presented by local business leaders from many professional disciplines. By leveraging the resources of professionals in the community, the SBDC provides a wide range of workshops, conferences, seminars, and courses conducted at a number of locations throughout the county and region. Topics include Business Start-Up Basics, Business Plan Basics, and Cash-Flow Techniques, among others.    

Douglas County Libraries

Douglas County businesses and entrepreneurs can access a variety of business tools at their fingertips through Douglas County Libraries. Conduct market research through their online database, visit with a business librarian for industry trends, sample business plans, or other information to meet your specific needs.

Business Financing Programs

  • B:Side Fund – B:Side is a Certified Development Company that seeks to foster the economic growth of diverse small businesses by ensuring every entrepreneur has access to responsible capital.
  • Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) – The CEF assists small business owners in accessing affordable loans and lines of credit with flexible rates and terms.
  • Colorado Housing and Financing Authority (CHFA) – CHFA’s mission is to strengthen Colorado by investing in affordable housing and community development.
  • Rockies Venture Club – The Rockies Venture Club is an angel investing group dedicated to accelerating economic development by educating and connecting investors and entrepreneurs.
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Programs – SBA offers a variety of loan programs for specific purposes. Review the programs to determine if your business meets the participation qualifications.

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