Boulder County Small Business

Funding Opportunities

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General Funding

Description

Small businesses will receive consulting, media or creative production services from Effectv, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, or a tech makeover from Comcast Business.

 

Eligibility

  • At least 51% Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned and operated
  • Independently owned and operated
  • Registered to conduct business in the US
  • Has been operating for one or more years
  • Is located within the Comcast Business or Effectv service area footprint

Funding Amount

Selected businesses could receive one or more of the following elements:

  • Consulting - Advertising and marketing consultations with local Effectv marketing, research and creative teams to gain insights on how to grow your business
  • Media - A linear TV media schedule, over a 90-day period
  • Creative production - Turnkey production of a 30-second TV commercial, plus a media strategy consultation and 90-day media placement schedule
  • Technology makeover - Computer equipment and internet, voice and cybersecurity services for 12 months
  • Monetary grant - More information coming soon

Deadline to Apply:

June 17, 2022

 

Description

Crowdfunding has been a growing area of busines funding. There are several models of crowdfunding and many of them are for-profit ventures. A full review of crowdfunding sites is beyond our scope; however, one that we have worked with frequently is Kiva. Kiva provides loans of up to $15,000 with an interest rate of 0%. It is a non-profit.

Eligibility

Open to all entrepreneurs. Kiva representatives will review your suitability for the program. If accepted, you will be required to get the ball rolling by getting some contributions from your own network. Once a threshold is met, Kiva will place you on its platform.

Funding Amount

Up to $15,000 - generally, a five year payback with 0% interest

Deadline to Apply:

N/A

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