LEADING EDGE Scholarship Opportunities
Colorado Lending Source Scholarship
- Develop and implement an entrepreneurial mindset
- Develop critical thinking skills to help you identify and evaluate entrepreneurial opportunities and risks
- Understand processes to transform ideas into success
- Establish goals, identify resources and determine steps required
Opportunity is open to all entrepreneurs in Colorado; however, the class is only offered in Denver and Colorado Springs at this time.
Enroll in the Ice House program before LEADING EDGE and Colorado Lending Source will refund you $75 towards your LEADING EDGE tuition fees upon graduating, OR, enroll in the Ice House program after LEADING EDGE and Colorado Lending Source will discount your Ice House program tuition by $75.
How to Apply:
Register for LEADING EDGE and let the SBDC center know you are an Ice House graduate to receive the scholarship, OR, enroll in the Ice House program and let Colorado Lending Source know you are a LEADING EDGE graduate in order to get the discount - it's that easy!
Colorado Creative Industries Scholarship Opportunity for Creative Businesses
CCI is Colorado’s state arts agency and is a division of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade. Established to capitalize on the immense potential for our creative sector to enhance economic growth in Colorado, the mission of CCI is to promote, support and expand the creative industries to drive the state’s economy, grow jobs and enhance our quality of life. For more info on CCI, visit www.coloradocreativeindustries.org.
Applicants must be a start-up entrepreneur or current business owner working within the creative industries in Colorado. Please call CCI staff at 303-892-3840 with questions regarding your creative occupation eligibility.
All scholarships have been awarded until July 1, 2019. No applications are being accepted at this time.
Colorado Tourism Office Leading Edge Scholarship Opportunity for Tourism Businesses
CTO is Colorado's state tourism agency and is a division of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade. The mission of the CTO is to drive traveler spending through promotion and development of compelling, sustainable travel experiences throughout our four-corner state. For more info on the CTO, visit www. industry.colorado.com
Applicants must be a start-up entrepreneur or current business owner working within the tourism industry in Colorado. Call CTO staff at 303-892-3840 with questions regarding your tourism occupation eligibility.
Airbnb Listings are not eligible for professional development support through this scholarship.
Colorado Housing and Finance Authority Scholarship Application
The CHFA team works together throughout Colorado to increase the availability of affordable, decent, and accessible housing for lower income Coloradans; and strengthen the state’s economy by providing financial assistance to businesses. For more info on CHFA, visit www.chfainfo.com.
Applicants must be an entrepreneur or current business owner Colorado.