Improve Cash Flow with SBA 504 Refi


With lots of news on the roll-out of different iterations of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), the little-known SBA 504 loan program has become even more little-know of late, which is a shame because for...

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Loan Program for Castle Rock Businesses


Castle Rock CommUNITY Business Loan Program The Castle Rock CommUNITY Business Loan Program is available to businesses located within the Town of Castle Rock who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The intent of these $25,000 loans is to help small businesses survive and retain employees...

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Loan Program for Women-Owned Business


Colorado Main Street Loan Program for Women-Owned Businesses The Colorado Main Street Loan Program for women-owned businesses is an affordable, flexible, and friendly loan program available to women-owned (51% or more) small businesses located in Colorado. The program has been made available...

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Eastern Colorado Small Business Loan Program


Small Business Loans for Eastern Colorado The Eastern Colorado Business Loan Program is an affordable, flexible and friendly loan program available to small businesses and nonprofits located in eastern Colorado counties who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are interested in...

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A Note from our Board President


Dear Colorado Lending Source Community, It is with sadness and positive anticipation that I am sharing our job posting for the CEO position with Colorado Lending Source. I can’t imagine Colorado Lending Source would be what it is today – a thriving organization of over 30 brilliant, talented team...

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Quasi Vale


Planning for the Next Chapter For the last few years, I have been working with the Board of Directors of Colorado Lending Source on a succession plan that would allow me to leave the organization on 09/30/2020, the date of my twentieth anniversary with one of the most amazing organizations in the...

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Small Business Emergency Loans


Colorado Lending Source has made loan funds available specifically for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are located in rural Colorado and in Fort Collins. Learn more about these financing options.

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CARES Act - Part 1


The 880-page CARES Act contains many new rules and regulations designed to assist the broader US economy and slow the inevitable decline into recession caused by Covid-19 while laying the groundwork for a speedy economic recovery. In this two-part series, I will focus on key aspects of the new...

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Renting Vs Owning Commercial Real Estate


When is it better for a Colorado-based small business to own rather than rent their space? Colorado is a fairly entrepreneurial state. We have 167,643 firms with employees plus 517,350 non-employer establishments (typically sole proprietors, gigs, side-hustles and the like). The number of non-...

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Interview with Ice House Grad, Mariele Ivy


Representing Love All Ways Having never been exposed to the starving artist mentality, Mariele Ivy always knew she would be successful using her natural creative abilities. Growing up with an artistic, entrepreneurial father exposed her at a young age to creative pursuits that could support both a...

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