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Colorado Enterprise Fund Loans Improve Access to Healthy Food in Costilla County - 08/08/2017

Program Totaling $2.4 Million in Colorado Prompting Visit from Congressman Scott Tipton


Improved Access to Healthy Food in Costilla County Prompts Visit by Congressman Scott Tipton on Aug 3 - 08/01/2017

Congressman Scott Tipton will meet with community members at Fort Market grocery store to learn more about the impact of the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) funded in part by CEF in Colorado.


Colorado Enterprise Fund Appoints New Member to Board of Directors - 07/20/2017

Banker from Boulder brings community and business development expertise


Colorado Enterprise Fund Receives $25,000 Grant from Xcel Energy Foundation - 06/28/2017

Funding supports loan outreach and technical assistance for small business borrowers statewide


9th ANNUAL NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK (SBA) - SMALL BUSINESS TOUR KICKOFF - 04/25/2017

Highlighting refugee/immigrant small business owners and community business partners serving entrepreneurs in Aurora; sponsored by Colorado Enterprise Fund and Community Enterprise Development Services


CEF Celebrates National Small Business Week 2017 with Free Workshop and SBA Colorado Community Lender of the Year Award - 04/13/2017

9th annual National Small Business Week, sponsored by the US Small Business Administration, celebrated statewide in Colorado with special events for new and existing small businesses, April 30-May 6.


FY 2018 Federal Budget Proposal Eliminates Key Resource for Economic Growth in Low-Income Colorado Communities - 03/28/2017

Community Development Financial Institutions Fund is a critical economic driver for Colorado communities


Colorado Enterprise Fund's 2016 Annual Report Showcases Bigger Steps and Historic Impact in Supporting Colorado Small Businesses - 02/01/2017

Colorado Enterprise Fund Achieved Record Levels of Loans Distributed and Cumulative Job Impact


Colorado Enterprise Fund Borrowers Win Calvert Foundation Small Business Competition - 01/05/2017

Three Denver-area startups receive $15,000 in cash prizes based on local community support


 

 

 

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CEF boosts heart of Fort Garland - 08/09/2017

Conejos County Citizen


Tipton to visit Fort Garland - 08/03/2017

Conejos County Citizen mention of US Congressman Tipton visit to CEF borrower Fort Market in rural Colorado


Korean-Mexican restaurant plans a Broadway opening - 07/26/2017

Business Den article highlights how existing borrower plans to expand to third location with CEF loan


Colorado Enterprise Fund appoints new board member - 07/20/2017

Colorado Biz Magazine


Colorado Enterprise Fund Receives $25,000 Xcel Grant - 07/19/2017

Denver Business Journal


NoCo, Boulder Valley companies make 2017 Companies to Watch list - 06/26/2017

BizWest highlights winners including three CEF borrowers: LoCo Food Distributors, Maria Empanada and System 76


She Started Maria Empanada In Her Garage. Now She's A National Award Winner - 05/23/2017

Colorado Public Radio interviews CEF borrower, Maria Empanada owner Lorena Cantavorici, about her business success and SBA award


First National Bank awards community-development grants - 05/15/2017

BizWest lists grant awards including $10,000 to Colorado Enterprise Fund


Fortuna Chocolates Food Truck Stops by 9News - 05/05/2017

9News celebrated National Small Business Week with CEF borrower


Denver Handmade Homemade finally finds a home, 2 years after successful Kickstarter campaign - 05/05/2017

Denver Post interview of Colorado Enterprise Fund borrower who lands space after loan


Fox31 Interviews Four CEF Borrowers - 05/01/2017

Fox31 celebrates National Small Business Week in Denver


Viewpoint: Why the CDFI fund is critical for Colorado - 04/21/2017

Denver Business Journal


BizWomen Mentoring Monday - 04/03/2017

Denver Business Journal interviews mentors at this annual event including CEF's President and CEO Ceyl Prinster


Trump's Budget would Hit Small Business, says Colorado Lender - 03/30/2017

Small Business Lending Daily


Summit County Meals on Wheels program aims to work around potential budget cuts - 03/30/2017

Summit Daily highlights impact of proposed budget cuts on senior programs and small business jobs


Growing a Healthy Food Financing Program: ReFresh and Colorado Enterprise Fund - 03/28/2017

The Reinvestment Fund highlights CEF and borrower Jumpin Good Goats


Colorado Small Business Week winners announced - 03/23/2017

Colorado SBA annual awards include ones for Colorado Enterprise Fund, a borrower (Maria Empanada) and two partners (Mi Casa and North Metro SBDC)


In Denver, a record-breaking year for small biz loans - 02/24/2017

Denver Business Journal


My HFFI Story - 02/23/2017

PolicyLink features 15 Healthy Food Fund Initiative (HFFI) grantees incl CEF and our borrowers in this multimedia project


How you can leverage a business competition win - 02/01/2017

Forbes article highlights winning approach by former CEF borrower Beau & Belle Littles


Small investments add up to big impact for small businesses - 01/18/2017

Calvert Foundation highlights Knotty Tie Company