Grant funding is available to non-profit organizations in the San Luis Valley whose mission is to assist and empower low-income and at-risk persons. The grant program is available through the San Luis Valley Community Action Agency with funding from the federal CARES Act.

The funding is targeted for use in Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, and Saguache counties in the form of reimbursement for organizations serving individuals or families living within and up to 200 percent of the poverty level.

The application deadline is December 31, 2021.

Contact SLVCAA Director Kevin Wilkins with any questions about the grant at 589-6099, or via the contact information on the application.

Click here to view or download the application: CAA CARES Act Application 2022

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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