Senate Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee
Listed in alphabetical order by location
CDS financial certification letter

Recipient: Aurora Economic Opportunity Coalition (AEOC)
Project Purpose: Provide funding for the La Cueva Food Incubator
Project Location: Aurora, CO
Amount Requested: $565,000

Recipient: Exponential Impact
Project Purpose: Launch the XI Health Accelerator fouced on scaling startup companies 
Project Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $315,000

Recipient: University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)
Project Purpose: Preserve Southern Colorado’s history through digital imaging  
Project Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $408,000

Recipient: Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation
Project Purpose: Develop an online resource portal, training programming, and mentor network 
Project Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $865,000

Recipient: The Thrive Network
Project Purpose: Upgrades to coworking space in the Family Success Center 
Project Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $286,000

Recipient: Youth Employment Academy
Project Purpose: Workforce development opportunities to low-income families to gain the necessary training and experience to operate their own restuarant, food truck, wholesale, or catering business
Project Location: Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000 

Recipient: Broadway Merchants Association
Project Purpose: Establish a Business Improvement District  
Project Location: Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $90,000

Recipient: RTL Foundation
Project Purpose: Provide year-round Business Building programming through the BIPOC Nonprofit Development Center 
Project Location: Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $1,200,000

Recipient: WorkLife Partnership
Project Purpose: Provide subsidized access to resource navigation services for small businesses throughout Colorado
Project Location: Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $550,000

Recipient: BEN Colorado Inc.
Project Purpose: Establish a digital platform to support entrepreneurs
Project Location: Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $719,000 

Recipient: AYA Foundation
Project Purpose: Provide programming for small businesses 
Project Location: Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $499,000

Recipient: Economic Development Association for Black Communities
Project Purpose: Create a program to empower underrepresented communities through mentorship and workforce development
Project Location: Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $764,000

Recipient: Latino Leadership Institute
Project Purpose: Provide support for local Latino entrepreneurs
Project Location: Littleton, CO
Amount Requested: $200,000

Recipient: Startup Colorado
Project Purpose: Support the buildout of a rural investment network
Project Location: Silverthorne, CO
Amount Requested: $268,000

Recipient: Good Business Colorado
Project Purpose: Create a comprehensive technology platform for small business
Project Location: Wheat Ridge, CO
Amount Requested: $885,000