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Alternative Financing Sources

The below finance sources are non-traditional lenders who may have more flexibility than a traditional bank.

Accion Colorado | 720-749-7845 
Accion increases access to business credit, makes loans, and provides training to enable entrepreneurs to realize their dreams and be catalysts for positive economic and social change.

Colorado Enterprise Fund | 303-860-0242 
Colorado Enterprise Fund, a certified nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution, loans up to $500,000 to small businesses and start-ups unable to secure traditional bank financing. They also offer business advising and coaching to borrowers statewide for the life of their loans. 

Colorado Lending Source | 303-657-0010 
Colorado Lending Source is a mission-based lender that offers financing to small businesses from $5,000 up to $5.5 million, by partnering with Small Business Administration and banks. They also offer entrepreneurship education. 

Community Enterprise Development Services | 303-569-8165 
CEDS supports the American dream of financial self-sufficiency by assisting refugees, immigrants, and those from underserved communities in metro Denver who desire to own or strengthen business, develop assets, and empower themselves financially. CEDS offers low interest rate and Islamic-compliant loans of up to $50,000 to small businesses to launch or grow.