Pagosa Springs Community Development Corporation

Starting and Growing a Business

In a small community, the support of peers, government and other organizations, such as the PSCDC, are important to the success of your business.

Starting a Business

Pagosa Community Development Corporation Help

For additional information, contact the Pagosa Springs CDC for help at or call on 970-264-3023.

Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center

You face many challenges when starting a new business and your best opportunity for success includes getting access to the right resources. Thankfully, the Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center provides resources to help you launch your dream.

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Region 9 Economic Development District

The Region 9’s mission is to be a regional leader, working cooperatively with the private and public sectors to enhance the economic conditions in the area, and improve economic prosperity.  Region 9 proudly serves the counties of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma and San Juan, and the cities and towns within those regions, as well as the Southern Ute and the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribes.

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State Filing

MyBizColorado is the fastest way to register and manage a business. This is the official filing tool for the State of Colorado.

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Growing a Business

Whether you are a retail store owner, manufacturer, or professional, the Pagosa Springs Community Development Corporation will work with you to obtain the training, financing, tools and support you need to succeed.

  1. Our Business Support Programs
    We work together with the Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center to provide business counseling services as well as mentoring opportunities with a large business advisor network. Please contact us to schedule a complimentary business assessment session.
  2. Business Loans
    We offer a variety of loan programs through the CDC and our partners. Please contact Region 9 for details.
  3. Business Tools
    Gain industry research, sample business plans, worksheets and other important data through our membership with business tools. Contact us for details.
  4. Business Training
    We work with both the Chamber of Commerce and SBDC to offer a variety of effective business training classes such as Marketing, Business Development planning, QuickBooks instruction and more. View the Chamber Event Calendar for upcoming events or contact us for a list of classes.
  5. Economic Gardening
    We are committed to helping expand and grow our local businesses. The Pagosa Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, as the administrative arm of the CDC is your one stop information center for business start up or expansion inquiries. Please contact The Chamber for more information. 
  6. SCAPE
    SCAPE seeks applications from early-stage businesses wanting to market a unique product or service and compete outside the local area while remaining headquartered in Southwest Colorado. Please contact SCAPE for more information.
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How can we help make Pagosa home?

If you are interested in opening or relocating a business to Pagosa, the PSCDC has a wealth of resources at their fingertips with a Rapid Response team to assist you. The close ties to the Pagosa Springs Chamber of Commerce, the Southwest Small Business Development Center, Town of Pagosa Springs, Archuleta County, and Region 9 Economic Development District give all businesses a leg up on consultation, educational opportunities, and financial assistance.