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, https://choosecolorado.com/doing-business/incentives-financing/rural-jump-start-program/.
Current Jump Start Mesa County Participants
Colorado’s Grand Valley – the Next Tech Hub
Latest Jump Start Mesa County News
July 3, 2019 - Violet Gro, a new division from Florida-based Violet Defense, began setting its footprint in Grand Junction last year. The company, which specializes in LED-technology for hemp growers and the agriculture industry,
September 28, 2018 - Visual Globe and Dude Solutions Approved for Rural Jump-Start Tax Credit in Mesa County, Colo. The Grand Junction Economic Partnership (GJEP) is pleased to welcome two new companies to Mesa County. Visual
September 7, 2018 - A mfgr of enviro friendly dust control and base stabilization recycled asphalt and an asset mngmt software developer for multiple industries have submitted an application to the CO Rural JumpStart program,