Business Resources


Business Resources

Resources for SBusiness_in_Ouraytarting A Business:

Grant Opportunities:

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2024 Ouray Economic Development Committee Micro-Grant Program
Application Window will OPEN: January 22, 2024
Application Window will CLOSE: March 1, 2024
Grants will be awarded by the end of March.

Micro-Grant Documents

Must be a currently registered business with the City of Ouray to be eligible. 
Not yet a registered business? CLICK HERE for more information and to complete your registration.

Sending a special thanks to Micro-Grant Program Donors!

More Resources for Businesses:

  • 03/22/2023: CLICK HERE to view the 2023 Micro-Grant Program Donor Packet. The application window will open on April 17 and close on May 8. Grants will be awarded by the end of May, prior to the busy summer season.
  • 03/14/2023: Need Capital to Start or Restructure a Business? Colorado entrepreneurs and small business owners needing capital, or who are having trouble obtaining loans from traditional lenders, to start, restart or restructure a business are invited to apply for the Colorado Startup Loan Fund. Presented by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the program spurs revolving micro-loan funding (under $150,000) to small businesses and entrepreneurs by mission-focused lenders and community development financial institutions. Click here to learn more and apply.
  • 02/13/2023: Now is the time for business to pre-certify their business to get Enterprise Zone credits:
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