Colorado Loans to Increase Mainstreet Business Economic Recovery

Small Business Owners

Learn how CLIMBER can help you grow.

Lenders, CDFIs,
Credit Unions, and
Nonprofit Lenders

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Program Overview

The CLIMBER (Colorado Loans to Increase Mainstreet Business Economic Recovery) Loan Fund is a statewide program that provides up to $250 million in working capital loans to Colorado small businesses through 2024. It promotes small business growth, saves jobs, and helps support the Colorado economy.

Lenders, CDFIs, credit unions, and nonprofit lenders can participate and provide loans for their small business customers needing financial assistance.

Small businesses with up to 99 employees may apply for working capital loans between $10,000 and $500,000. Below-market interest rates and a 6-month deferred payment option make the program a secure option for small businesses.

Program Impact

CLIMBER will disburse $250M of combined private/public funds through 2024. All 64 counties are eligible to receive funds, with attention to distressed and underserved regions.

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