Support Local & Small Businesses

While many businesses are continuing to deal with the impacts of COVID-19, our local and small businesses have been especially hard hit. As consumers, it’s important that we put our support behind helping the Colorado entrepreneurial spirit survive. That may mean buying an item at a local boutique where you’ve always window shopped but never previously made a purchase. Or, it may mean jumping online and finding a unique new restaurant to try for your Friday night takeout. Every little bit helps, and the following resources can help you help our small businesses thrive.

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade’s Minority Business Office maintains this tool whereby consumers can search certified minority owned businesses in the state of Colorado.

La Oficina de Negocios de Minorías de la Oficina de Desarrollo Económico y Comercio Internacional de Colorado ofrece una herramienta en la que los consumidores pueden buscar negocios propiedad de minorías certificados que operen en el estado de Colorado.

We’re Coloradans helping Coloradans—reflecting our state’s unique history of independence, generosity, and innovation. Energize Colorado is a nonprofit dedicated to helping Coloradans recover and rise from the COVID-19 pandemic. Led by inspired innovators we’re working to build the next economy — one that serves all Coloradans, across racial and economic divides.