Champions for small business. Champions for your community.

Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) is the state’s top nonprofit lending institution and a respected alternative lending source specializing in loans for small businesses and start-ups unable to receive traditional bank financing. For almost 40 years, in partnership with banks, foundations, government agencies and industry leaders, we’ve provided more than $38 million in loans to over 1600 businesses to help create or retain over 10,000 jobs in Colorado. Committed to providing more than just a loan, we offer in-house business training, coaching and resources to all our borrowers to ensure they succeed and their communities thrive. To learn more about our flexible loan rates and terms, click here.


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