Community Loan Funds - City and Community of Arvada

Funds used for businesses residing in City and Community of Arvada 

City and Community of Arvada Loan Fund

The partnership between CEF and Arvada began in 2011 to provide loans to small businesses within the city and community  limits of Arvada. This fund was created to provide an affordable, flexible loan solution for those not able to obtain traditional loan financing to start or grow their business.

Who Can Apply?

  • New or existing business whose primary office is located in the City and Community of Arvada
  • Small businesses not eligible for financing through a traditional bank
  • Generally, businesses with revenues less than $2M/year 
  • Generally, small businesses with less than 20 full-time employees

Loan Amount & Terms:

  • Microloans: Up to $50k (If you need a larger loan amount, CEF has other loan products to supplement this lending source.) 
  • Terms vary based on use and amount, but can be up to 60 months
  • Fixed Rate  

Loan Uses:

  • Working capital
  • Equipment
  • Inventory
  • Lease payments or commercial loan obligations
  • Refinance or debt consolidation
  • Tenant finish or property improvements
  • Purchase of a business

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Thank you to the above organization that has invested in this Community Loan Fund to create and expand small businesses in Arvada.

Information on Arvada Economic Development Association


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