Business Resources

Connecting your business to resources, support, and financial assistance in Golden and Jefferson County.


Golden Women in Business
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Golden Women in Business (GWiB) is an energetic organization dedicated to inspiring women, building relationships between professional women and the Golden community and to discovering opportunities that help create and make successful businesswomen.

McNeil Center - School of Mines
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A state-of-the-art facility that enables collaboration between companies and students. Get the solution your industry needs from our motivated innovators!

Golden Civic Foundation
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The Golden Civic Foundation has been a strong support of small businesses, non-profits, and the Golden community. Check out their website for more information on eligibility requirements for their funding opportunities!

Golden Chamber of Commerce
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Connecting people — business leaders, thinkers, do-ers, citizens, and neighbors — The Golden Chamber of Commerce creates a foundation for success, a springboard for growth and a platform for support. 

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Traxion is a network of successful executives and entrepreneurs who provide mentorship to early-stage companies in Golden and the surrounding metro area, offering a network of industry experts, successful executives, and experienced entrepreneurs who provide guidance on the process of starting and growing a company.

Event: Golden Startup Coffee
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Golden Startup Coffee’s mission is to learn, contribute, and inspire. It’s a simple morning meetup for entrepreneurs, innovators, creatives, and community members to explore the entrepreneurial journey together in Golden, Colorado. On the second Wednesday of the month, register online.

Downtown Development Authority
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The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is a special district that supports the economic and community vitality of the downtown area through grant programs to help businesses thrive, enhance arts and culture opportunities, and make downtown a wonderful place to visit. You are encouraged to explore the funding assistance programs, eligibility requirements, and applications online.

Visit Golden
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Through collaborative marketing efforts, we position Golden as a premier destination in Colorado by promoting its unique attributes to residents, regional visitors, and out-of-state travelers. Visit our website to learn more about the community marketing fund, the Golden Tourism Economic Impact Study, or attending the Visit Golden Stakeholder Committee!

Enterprise Zone Program (Colorado)
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The Colorado legislature created the Enterprise Zone (EZ) Program to encourage development in economically distressed areas of the state. Businesses may be eligible for state income tax credits and sales and use tax exemptions for specific business investments.


County-Wide Resources & Support

The City of Golden is proud to partner with Jefferson County EDC's BizHub program to discover resources, support, and financial incentives for your business. Jeffco EDC’s experienced team is ready to work with you to find the resources, expertise, and connections you need for all your opportunities in Jefferson County. Visit their website with the link below to get connected to the right resources for your business!

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