Thursday July 30, 2015 0 comments
DENVER -- Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) announced a $15,000 grant award from Xcel Energy to support its entrepreneurial development program – Business Acceleration Services – offered to its small business borrowers.
CEF began a partnership with Xcel in 2012 with a $10,000 grant to support its in-house BAS program. Through BAS, CEF provides business assessments, customized advising and skill-building resources post-closing to help borrowers expand their management capabilities and increase their chances of success.
“We are honored to receive this special grant award from Xcel Energy,” said Ceyl Prinster, CEF’s president and CEO. “CEF is focused on building economic prosperity through small business development and this grant allows CEF to directly respond to the increased demand for business technical assistance statewide.
“Xcel Energy’s support of our work helps us position more small business owners for success and helps small businesses grow and create more jobs across Colorado"