Business Training and Consultations

The Small Business Resource Center (SBRC), a program of Region 10,  is an educational center focusing on supporting new and existing small businesses with their basic needs. From “how to start a business” to expanding your knowledge on running QuickBooks, marketing plans and more are available at through SBRC. SBRC Trainings are held at DCED and The Hive in Paonia. Successful and knowledgeable Delta County business people serve as consultants. Business consulting/counseling if provided for free. Check out our events page for upcoming trainings.

Program Components Include:

  • Basic and Advanced QuickBooks
  • Writing a business plan
  • Building financial projections required to support your business plan
  • Understanding your competition
  • Computer software & internet skills
  • Business communications
  • Time management
  • Business Tax Essentials
  • Customer Service
  • Training Employees
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Small business accounting
  • And many other small business skills

Nancy Murphy

Director, Small Business Development
(970) 765-3130
(970) 249-2436 x 211

Dan Scinto

Business Loan Fund Director
(970) 765-3126
(970) 249-2436 x 206

Grant and Loan Programs

There are a variety of loan and grant programs to support businesses in Delta County. Please contact DCED for more information.  Programs are available through:

  • Region 10 Business Loan Fund
  • USDA Rural Development

Additional Resources

  • Colorado Commercial Assessed Clean Energy Program  Delta businesses (commercial, industrial, agricultural, government & nonprofit) can take advantage of long-term financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy installations, and water conservation projects with no upfront costs.
  • The Hive Paonia is a coworking space in the North Fork Valley. Coworking space provides the opportunity for independent professionals and those with workplace flexibility to work better together than they do alone. The Hive has short and longer term memberships available. 
  • Delta Montrose Technical College idesignated by the Colorado State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education as the agent for postsecondary vocational training in Western Colorado.
  • Delta Workforce Center is located at 206 Ute St., Delta, CO 81416, 970.874.5781
  • Delta County Board of Realtors
  • Delta County Real Estate Listings

Local Chambers of Commerce

  • Cedaredge Area 

  • Crawford Area
  • Delta Area 
  • Hotchkiss Community 
  • Paonia

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