P.O. Box 785 | Cortez, CO 81321


MCEDA is a public/private partnership devoted to promoting and coordinating economic development efforts in Montezuma County. Use the resources and links provided to put you in touch with ways to promote and expand your business.

Chambers of Commerce

Dolores Chamber of Commerce

Home of Galloping Goose #5 of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad, southwest Gateway to Mesa Verde National Park, Canyons of the Ancients, Anasazi Heritage Center, and less than two hours from Telluride Mountain Ski Resort!
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Mancos Chamber of Commerce

At 7,000 feet elevation Mancos sits on the cusp of magnificent mountains and forests where you can camp, fish, mountain bike and hike.
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Cortez Chamber of Commerce

Visit us on Facebook at facebook.com/cortezchamber Please call us at 970.565.3414 for any Chamber-related questions.
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Southwest Small Business Development Center (SWSBDC)

The Southwest Small Business Development Center (SWSBDC) – located at Fort Lewis College in Durango — helps existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Colorado by providing free and confidential consulting and no- or low-cost training programs.  For more information please visit sbdcfortlewis.org.

Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado

This organization is a non-profit, 501 (c) public/private partnership that promotes and coordinates economic development efforts throughout southwest Colorado.

Learn about small business development programs

Learn about other business incentives.


SCAPE (Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs) is an intensive six-month program. Selected business receive potential access to equity investment, office space, mentoring and a proven curriculum that prepares the entrepreneurs to go-to-market.

SCAPE provides access to funding, resources and education for start-ups and early stage ventures.

For more information visit: SCAPE

Pueblo Community College Southwest

Pueblo Community College transforms lives, enriches communities, and strengthens the regional economy by empowering individual achievement through a continuum of education.

For more information please visit pueblocc.edu

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Get involved in what MCEDA's doing to help our communities grow. Learn more about what we do, how we are engaged in helping businesses in the region start up, expand and grow stronger. We've got information, resources as well as partners that can benefit any business. Contact us today!

Contact Information

Montezuma Community Economic Development Association
P.O. Box 785
Cortez, CO 81321
970-560-5581 info@montezumaceda.org