2021 San Luis Valley Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) outlines the economic development plan for the San Luis Valley for the next five years from 2021-2025 – it is the economic development master plan for the Valley

CEDS is part of SLVDRG responsibilities as one of the nation’s 300 or more Economic Development District organizations designated and funded to provide these functions by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA).

The 2021 CEDS has been submitted to the EDA and available here: 2021 San Luis Valley CEDS.

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the San Luis Valley Development Resources Group is to promote and facilitate Economic and Community Development Programs which will create jobs, Improve Income and maintain the quality of life in the San Luis Valley. We are investing in ourselves.
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SLV Business Loan Fund

The San Luis Valley Business Loan Fund provides financing for business expansion, retention, and start-ups. Businesses must be able to provide or retain permanent full time equivalent jobs, filling 60% of the positions with low-moderate income persons.  We are a gap financer and encourage bank participation.  We do not compete with or replace local lending institutions.
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Our Region

The San Luis Valley is “Colorado Genuine” surrounded by majestic mountain ranges cradling the state’s most fertile valley at the headwaters of the historic Rio Grande — a spiritual center of indigenous populations enhanced by a rich Hispano legacy; that today embraces a natural diversity of the essence of Colorado.
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