Durango business loan


1) Click the button below to fill out the preliminary Loan Fund Questionnaire. This allows the loan advisory committee to get to know you and your business. Please allow 1 week for committee to review your questionnaire.

2) Upon approval of your questionnaire (with the main qualification of being aligned with the Durango Creative District's mission to expand the local creative economy), the committee will pass your information along to First Southwest Community Fund for a financial review. A representative from FSWCF will be in touch with you immediately after receiving your completed questionnaire.

LIMITS: Applicants can apply for a minimum amount of $5,000 and a maximum of $10,000. Funds cannot be used for purchase of property or property rent. The funds can be used for improvements to building, signage, tools & materials, equipment, and operational expenses.

The Durango Creative District is excited to partner with 1st SouthWest Community Fund in implementing the first revolving Creative Loan Fund for people living in Durango, CO!

1st SouthWest Community Fund has $50,000 available in 2020 to deploy locally. This loan fund is supported by the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Business Development Grant Program.

The goal of this partnership is to support creative entrepreneurs in the community and provide them access to capital, whether they are just starting a business or looking to grow.

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