Business Resource Partners

The city of Thornton partners with resource organizations from across the region in order to support and assist existing, expanding and relocating businesses. These partner organizations help Thornton ED staff address business needs in the areas of:


Business & Consumer Reference

Bad Check Restitution Program
Developed by the 17th Judicial District Attorney to assist local merchants with bad check losses.
1-800-574-6719
www.adamsbroomfieldda.org

The Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau
The BBB is dedicated to promoting and fostering the highest ethical relationships between businesses and the public through voluntary self-regulation, consumer and business education, and service excellence.
303-758-2100
www.bbb.org/denver


County Information

Tri-County Health Department
303.692.2000
www.tchd.org


Federal Information

Internal Revenue Service
800-829-1040
www.irs.gov


Funding Resources

Colorado Enterprise Fund
The mission of CEF is to accelerate community prosperity by financing and supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses in Colorado.
303.860.0242
[email protected]
www.coloradoenterprisefung.org

Colorado Housing & Finance Authority
CHFA strengthens Colorado by investing in affordable housing and community development. We offer financial resources to strengthen home ownership, affordable rental housing, and businesses.
303.297.2432
www.chfainfo.com

Colorado Lending Source
CLS can help you with financing to turn your side hustle into a dream business.
303.657.0010
[email protected]
www.coloradolendingsource.org

Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade
303.892.3840
www.choosecolorado.com

Rocky Mountain Microfinance Institute
The RMMFI is a non-profit organization that provides learning, lending, and coaching to grow community entrepreneurs who build businesses to advance along the pathway to self-sufficiency and self-worth.
720.941.5037
www.rmmfi.org


Government Procurement

Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Government contract assistance.
303.453.8512
www.coloradoptac.org

US Department of Transportation Small Business Transportation Resource Center
SBTRC helps small businesses make the right connections with large contractors.
303.800.3711
[email protected]
www.westcentralsbtrc.com


Highways & Toll Roads

Colorado Department of Transportation
www.codot.gove

Express Tolls
303-537-3470
www.expresstoll.com


International Trade

US Department of Commerce
Export Assistance Center
Get started in exporting or increase your exports through loan programs, education, training and counseling.
303.844.6623
www.export.gov

World Trade Center Denver
The WTC Denver facilitates international trade in the Rocky Mountain Region and connects members to a global network of 330 World Trade Centers in 100 countries.
303.592.5757
[email protected]
www.wtcdenver.org


Promotion & Networking Programs

Metro North Chamber of Commerce
Metro North Chamber of Commerce is a regional commercial entity that fosters business development and promotes economic vitality within the region.
303.288.1000
www.metronorthchamber.com

Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
DMCC helps your business by making connections, promoting your business, offering discounts for members, and more.
303.534.8500
www.denverchamber.org

Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation
MDEDC is a regional economic development group who represents and furthers the economic interests of the entire region.
303.620.8092
www.metrodenver.org

Adams County Economic Development
The mission of ACED is to attract, retain, and serve the primary businesses in Adams County.
303.453.8516
www.adamscountyed.com


Small Business Development

Anythink Libraries
Providing resources and services to small businesses such as databases, legal forms, private meeting rooms, co-working areas, low-cost printing and faxing, and classes and workshops.
Anythink Wright Farms
303.405.3200
www.anythinklibraries.org

Mi Casa Resource Center
Mi Casa works to advance the economic success of Latino and working families by expanding opportunities for educational, professional and entrepreneurial advancement.
303.573.1302
www.micasaresourcecenter.org

North Metro Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Helps existing and new businesses grow and prosper by providing free and confidential consulting and no- or low-cost training programs.
303.460.1032
www.northmetrosbdc.com

SCORE
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.
800.634.0245
www.score.org


State of Colorado

Colorado Secretary of State
303.894.2200
www.sos.state.co.us

Colorado Business Express
Colorado Business Express is a quick and easy way to register a business with Colorado Department of Revenue and/or Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.
www.colorado.gov/cbe


Utilities

United Power
Commercial rebates may be available to your business.
303.659.0551
www.unitedpower.com

Xcel Energy
Rebates and incentives may be available to your business.
1-800-481-4700
www.xcelenergy.com


Workforce Development & Training

Adams County Education Consortium (ACEC)
ACEC is a countywide partnership bridging the gap between students and businesses to ensure that learners in the county gain 21st Century skills.
303.453.8515
www.adamscountyeducation.org

Adams County Workforce & Business Center
The Adams County Workforce & Business Center provides valuable services designed to assist companies in recruiting highly trained and qualified employees.
720.523.6900
www.adcogov.org/WBC

Front Range Community College
FRCC provides corporate solutions and training.
303.404.5000
www.frontrange.edu