Feeding the Economic Engine
SEBREA brings together local, regional and state organizations in collaborative efforts to boost Southeast Colorado’s economy.
Local economic development organizations can help you navigate city and county resources and introduce you to potential business partners. A variety of state and regional agencies offer assistance to new and existing businesses.
Local Economic Development Organizations
Baca County Economic Development
Serves businesses in Campo, Pritchett, Springfield, Two Buttes, Vilas, Walsh and surrounding areas.
Bent County Development Foundation
Serves businesses in Caddoa, Hasty, Las Animas, McClave and surrounding areas.
Crowley County Economic Development
Serves businesses in Crowley, Olney Springs, Ordway, Sugar City and surrounding areas.
Kiowa County Economic Development Foundation
Serves businesses in Brandon, Chivington, Eads, Haswell, Sheridan Lake, Towner and surrounding areas.
La Junta Economic Development
Serves businesses in Otero’s county seat and surrounding areas.
Prowers County Development Inc.
Serves businesses in Granada, Hartman, Holly, Lamar, Wiley and surrounding areas.
Rocky Ford Growth and Progress
Serves businesses in Otero County’s second-largest town.
Otero County Economic Development
Serves businesses in Cheraw, Fowler, La Junta, Manzanola, Rocky Ford, Swink and surrounding areas.
State & Regional Economic Development Organizations
Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade
Offers information on expansion, relocation, training and financial resources, as well as a wealth of economic research material.
Southeast Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Provides small business with free workshops, seminars and one-on-one counseling services in the areas of business research, marketing, feasibility analysis, business plan preparation, financing and more.
Southeast Colorado Economic Development District (SCEDD)
Helps businesses based in its 13 member counties build and expand with loans in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Southeast Colorado Enterprise Development (SECED)
Provides incentives and promotes economic growth in Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa and Prowers Counties.
Colorado Rural Development Council
Provides companies based in rural areas of the state with training, business counseling and other resources.
Southeast Colorado Regional Heritage Taskforce
Promotes Southeast Colorado’s historical and cultural assets, and provides the region’s tourism-related businesses with technical, marketing and training support.