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Community Partners & Resources

Whether you're looking for financing or just some advice as you navigate starting your business here in Brighton, check out this list of Community Partners & Resources.

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Adams County


The Adams County Vision is to be the most innovative county in America for all families and businesses. 

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Adams County Regional Economic Partnership (ACREP)

Adams County businesses can benefit from ACREP’s multiple networking opportunities throughout the year. They regularly host meetings and roundtables featuring Adams County CEOs, business leaders, government officials, and industry partners. Our partnerships help businesses stay up-to-date on issues that affect their bottom lines.

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Adams County Workforce and Business Center

The Adams County Workforce and Business Center helps create opportunities for success by connecting businesses to a quality workforce. They achieve this through various employment and training programs. They also curate and post about job openings and assist job seekers in updating their resume and cover letter.



The Anythink Foundation supports innovation and creativity in Adams County by raising private funds for special programs and projects at Anythink. This support helps the library continue its mission to “open doors for curious minds” as a dynamic center for engagement.

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Brighton Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Brighton Chamber is a one-stop shop comprised of business networking, marketing opportunities, leadership development, business advocacy, fun events, and more. Membership not only helps build your own business, but the community as a whole.

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Brighton Urban Renewal Authority 


The Brighton Urban Renewal Authority’s (BURA) mission is to encourage investment and reinvestment in targeted areas while strengthening the tax base of the whole city. BURA leverages resources and partnerships to deliver high quality community improvements. 


Colorado PTAC

The purpose of the Colorado PTAC is to generate employment and improve the general economic condition of the state by assisting Colorado companies including those eligible for preferential consideration in obtaining and performing under local, state and federal government contracts.

Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation

The Metro Denver EDC is a regional economic development organization that works in partnership with every city, county, and economic development group in the Metro Denver and Northern Colorado area. This gives our clients immediate and invaluable access to the region's business and municipal decision makers.

Colorado Enterprise Fund

Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) was founded in 1976 as a non-profit lending source specializing in loans for small businesses and startups unable to secure traditional bank financing. By offering flexible financing options, personalized customer service, one-on-one business advising, and access to entrepreneurial resources statewide, CEF has grown to offer loans up to $500,000 to continue supporting the success of small businesses, the prosperity of local communities, and the growth of Colorado's diverse economy.

Colorado Lending Source

At Colorado Lending Source, the mission is to the foster the economic growth of diverse small businesses within our communities. They care about making Colorado the best state in the nation to start and grow a business.

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DreamSpring is an award-winning, 26-year-old nonprofit organization that increases access to credit, makes loans and provides a community of support to help entrepreneurs realize their dreams. DreamSpring proudly serves Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas.

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Downtown Partnership Committee

The Downtown Partnership Committee is an active member and advocacy organization leading the efforts to strengthen the core of the city through business recruitment and support, economic development, marketing, and special events. 

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Front Range Community College

Front Range Community College focuses on the success of students coming right from high school, the success of students who have been away from education for a while, and the success of business owners and professionals. They have a commitment to providing opportunities for all learners. 

North Metro SBDC

The SBDC combines information and resources from federal, state and local governments with those of the education system and private sector to meet the specialized and complex needs of the small business community. Consulting experts work in partnership to provide entrepreneurs with crucial information that can mean the difference between success and failure.

Proximity Space


Proximity Space is a premier co-working space complete with member self management, flexible member plans, network management and community leadership.

Rockies Venture Club

The Rockies Venture Club is an angel investing group dedicated to accelerating economic development by educating and connecting investors and entrepreneurs.

Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute

The Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute (RMMFI) is a Community creating economic and social mobility through entrepreneurship. RMMFI helps curious people transform into serious entrepreneurs through skill building, mentorship, and micro-lending.

U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. We recognize that small business is critical to our economic recovery and strength, to building America's future, and to helping the United States compete in today's global marketplace.


Upstate Colorado


Upstate Colorado Economic Development is a public/private non-profit economic development corporation that provides services to all of Weld County. Our work focuses on supporting primary industry and employment diversity.

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