Your Business May Be Eligible If:
- it is a startup, new division, new joint venture or otherwise new business to the State of Colorado.
- it creates a minimum of 5 new jobs in Mesa County.
- you are not moving existing jobs away from another part of the state.
- it does not directly compete with the core functions of an existing business in the state.
- it adds to our economic base and exports goods or services outside of Mesa County.
Why Mesa County, CO:
Located in Colorado’s Grand Valley, businesses benefit from a skilled labor pool and advanced infrastructure. We offer easy access by air, rail or highway. We’ve got world-class healthcare, year-round sunshine, big-city amenities and our outdoor recreation is out of this world. Best of all, since the pioneers of the Wild West, we have embraced a spirit of entrepreneurship.
All applications for participation in Rural Jump-Start will be submitted via a formal online process, reviewed by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), and will require approval by the Colorado Economic Development Commission (EDC). Anyone wishing for information about the Rural Jump-Start program should contact Ken Jensen at OEDIT at 303-892-3743, http://choosecolorado.com/doing-business/incentives-financing/rural-jump-start-program/.
February 1, 2018 - Last night, Newschannel 5 shared this positive bit of news from Colorado's Grand Valley: Mesa County residents saw nearly $800 more in their paychecks in 2017 and the county added more
January 12, 2018 - ProStar Geocorp, one of Mesa County's inaugural participants in the JumpStart Rural Tax Credit program, continues to expand its reach. ProStar announced earlier this week that it's entered into a partnership
January 11, 2018 - In an article published earlier this week, Innovation & Tech Today talks about how Grand Junction is becoming an unlikely (but welcomed!) tech hub. Here's an excerpt: "When you think of