Small Business Resource Center

SBRC is here to help you succeed

One of the most important aspects of starting a business is access to capital, and one of the top reasons small businesses fail is because of under capitalization.

The cold hard truth is that no one is sitting around waiting to give you money for your brilliant idea.  You’ve got to have skin in the game and come to the table with your own money or be willing to put your worldly possessions on the line to give your idea wings.   

SBRC LENDING SOURCE

Region 10’s Business Loan Fund

Region 10’s Business Loan Fund (BLF) is a lending source that provides capital to small businesses focusing on expansion, creating and retaining jobs, and benefiting our growing regional economy. For more than 30 years, the BLF has assisted for-profit and nonprofit businesses with their financing needs with loans that typically range from $5,000 to $250,000 with up to 10-year terms.

Community Grant Program

Delta County COVID Relief Grant

Attention Delta County small businesses! The Board of County Commissioners and the City of Delta have approved a Coronavirus Relief Fund with grant awards for small businesses impacted by the pandemic. Businesses that can show economic impact from COVID-19 are encouraged to apply.

For more information contact Susan at 970-765-3134 or Dan at 970-765-3126.

APPLY HERE
Community Grant Program

Montrose County COVID Relief Grant

Help is on the way for many small businesses in Montrose County! Earlier this week, the board of county commissioners approved a $300,000 Coronavirus Relief Fund with grant awards to $10,000 for small businesses impacted by the pandemic. Businesses with fewer than 25 employees, less than $2.5 million in gross revenues, and can show economic impact from COVID-19 are encouraged to apply.  Nonprofit organizations are not eligible.

For more information contact Susan at 970-765-3134 or Dan at 970-765-3126.

APPLY HERE
Energize Colorado

Gap Fund

The Energize Colorado Gap Fund will provide more than $25M in small business loans and grants to boost small business enterprises that are the economic engines throughout the state. Sole proprietors, businesses, and nonprofits with less than 25 full-time employees can apply for up to a $15,000 grant and a $20,000 loan for a possible combined total of $35,000 in financial assistance. Round 2 opens Mon, Oct 5 at 6 a.m. and closes on Mon, Oct 26 at 5 p.m.

For more information, please contact Region 10 representatives Susan Bony at 970-765-3134 or Dan Scinto at 970-765-3126.

Success Stories

Western Farmstead

Western Rise

Amazing Glaze

Meet Dan Scinto

REGION 10’S BUSINESS LOAN FUND DIRECTOR

Region 10 welcomed Dan Scinto as their new Business Loan Fund Director in 2016. With a knack for commercial lending, Dan brings over 25 years of banking experience to this newly redesigned post. A Minnesota native, Scinto relocated to the Western Slope for its outdoor recreational opportunities. Scinto adds that as an avid hunter, fisher, and outdoors enthusiast, he couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. Aside from his eagerness to recreate, Scinto also brings an eagerness to help the business community. “I get goosebumps talking about credit,” he adds. “I absolutely love it.”