Colorado Enterprise Fund

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Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) is a non-profit community development financial institution founded in 1976 to help small businesses. They provide small business loans up to $150,000 to entrepreneurs who are unable to obtain financing from traditional sources.  Though they are not a bank, they do utilize basic lending guidelines when reviewing a loan application.

  • The loan range amount is from $1,000 to $150,000
  • Current interest rates range from 9% to 12% per year
  • Loans may be amortized up to 7 years or longer in some cases
  • Start up businesses are usually limited to loans of $25,000 and less
  • Click here for a loan application or for more information.

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