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Colorado Agricultural Future Loan Program

Finally, an ag loan that is made for you. The Colorado Agricultural Future Loan Program was created with real people and real businesses in mind. It is a financially-inclusive lending program that offers financing to beginning farmers and ranchers, and agriculturally-supportive businesses that transform, package, process, store, or grade Colorado farm or ranch products. 

Here are some examples of business use cases that fit the program’s requirements:

 

 
meat processing facility

Meat Processing Facility

You own a meat processing facility and want to expand operations so you can serve demand and create a more stable revenue model.

The Colorado Agricultural Future Loan Program will enable you to expand your business and increase profitability. 


sheep wool yarn at market

Sheep Milk Farmer

You are a sheep milk farmer who wants to establish another line of revenue by processing and selling wool at farmer’s markets and local knitting stores.

The Colorado Agricultural Future Loan Program will enable you to expand and financially stabilize your business. 


first-generation farmers

First-Generation Rancher

You are a first-generation rancher who does not have the benefit of land inheritance, but you have had training from a mentor and have the support and knowledge to start a custom grazing operation.

The Colorado Agricultural Future Loan Program will provide the foothold for you to purchase necessities and begin operating your ranch.


fourth-generation farmers

Fourth-Generation Farmer

You are a fourth-generation farmer who is new to this country and ready to use your skills and passion for farming to start your own farming business in Colorado.

The Colorado Agricultural Future Loan Program will enable you to purchase necessities and begin operating your farm.


first-generation farmers

Beginning Farmer

You are a beginning farmer who started as a homesteader and dreams of becoming a part of the solution to strengthen local food systems and increase access to healthy, responsibly-farmed food for Colorado residents.

The Colorado Agricultural Future Loan Program will allow you to expand your operation and reach your community’s needs.


Native American community

Native American Community

You are a Native American community that has been bootstrapping existing farmland. You have been unable to make infrastructure investments to expand in order to meet the increased demand for food.

The Colorado Agricultural Future Loan Program will enable you to expand your farm and meet the needs of your community.


hatch green chiles

Hatch Green Chiles

You process Hatch green chiles from Pueblo, Colorado and have built a strong customer base for your canned Hatch chiles. While demand exceeds your current production, you do not have the capital to increase your production capacity.

The Colorado Agricultural Future Loan Program will enable you to expand your business and increase production and profitability.


Colorado-grown corn

Colorado-Grown Corn

You process Colorado-grown corn into a 100% local Colorado masa flour. You want to expand your business to meet growing demand and need to make some infrastructure investments to grow your business.

The Colorado Agricultural Future Loan Program will enable you to expand your business and increase production and profitability.

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