SLV DRG/COG needs a volunteer

We are looking for an individual to fill in the Office Administrator position on Fridays, from 8-5 PM, with an hour lunch break.

The Office Administrator’s role is to ensure smooth and efficient operations of the office environment by managing various administrative tasks. The Office Administrator plays a crucial role in facilitating communication, organization, and productivity within the organization, ultimately contributing to the overall success of all concerned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES- Include the following: other duties may be assigned.

  • Route all incoming phone calls, mail, and packages.
  • Administrative support for Executive Director as needed. Serves as office manager for building maintenance.
  • Serves as a key operator and/or administrator for all office machines and the phone system.
  • Oversight of cleanliness for all shared office spaces and communication with cleaning service.
  • Pick up/drop off mail from Alamosa post office; make deposits at local banks if requested.
  • Keeps calendar for the Executive Director and maintains a shared calendar for staff if requested.
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Knowledge of Outlook
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to use basic office equipment such as copier and scanner

To apply or for more information, go to Friday Fill-in Office Administrator | Spark the Change Colorado (

Mini-grants Make Small Improvements Happen
for Valley Towns and Counties

The San Luis Valley Council of Governments is offering funding to counties and municipalities in the Valley for small projects that benefit their communities. The funding is available through SLV COG Mini-Grants program and is open to any town, city, or county that is a member of the San Luis Valley Council of Governments.
Applications and guidelines for the 2024 SLV COG Mini-Grants are available online at The deadline to apply is June 30, 2024.
Potential projects may receive funding up to $5,000 and the project cost may not exceed $20,000. Grants also require a one-to-one cash match and are paid on a reimbursement basis. Counties or municipalities may apply for more than one project.
The SLV COG Mini-Grant program is funded by a grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs’ Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Program.
Potential applicants may contact Alliyah Garcia with the SLV COG at (719) 589-6099 if they have questions about SLV COG Mini-Grants.

San Luis Valley Statistical Profile Now Available

The 2024 San Luis Valley Statistical Profile has been released by the San Luis Valley Development Resources Group & Council of Governments (SLVDRG) and is now available from the link below to download or view.
The annual report provides the latest demographic and economic trends in the San Luis Valley using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Colorado State Demography Office, and other reliable, public sources to illustrate changes in population, housing, school enrollment, and labor force.

2024 San Luis Valley Statistical Profile

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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