Resources for response to COVID-19

San Luis Valley Business Utility Support Fund

The San Luis Valley Business Utility Assistance Fund was initiated by the San Luis Council of Governments, with funding from Colorado COVID Relief Fund, to assist businesses experiencing economic hardship die to public closures and restrictions in response to the outbreak of COVID-19. Businesses located in the counties of Alamosa, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, or Saguache, of the municipalities of La Jara or Manassa, may apply to the SLV Business Utility Support Fund for financial assistance with the cost of utilities – gas, electricity, water, sewer, or communication. To apply, click on the link below.

San Luis Valley Business Utility Support Fund – Application

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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