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Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT)
World Trade Center Denver, 1625 Broadway #2700, Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-892-3840 website:
OEDIT offers services to assist new and existing businesses of every size starting, expanding or relocating to Colorado.

Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCCA)
Kim Woodworth, Operations Direction Cell Phone: 720-371-8997
P. O. Box 816, Palisade, CO 81526 Phone: 720-260-4478
Website: Email:

Southern Colorado Economic Development District (SCEDD)
1104 North Main Street, Pueblo, CO 81003 Phone: 719-545-8680
SCEDD is a non-profit organization whose membership is the twelve counties of Southern Colorado. Our prime focus is to provide economic development planning and technical assistance to our member counties. Established in 1967, they have several loan programs to help businesses.

Southeast Colorado Enterprise Development, Inc. (SECED)
112 West Elm Street, Lamar, CO 81052 Phone: 719-336-3850
Website: Stephanie Gonzales, Executive Director
Provides incentives and develops promotional activities that market and advertise the advantages of locating a business in the Southeast Colorado area.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Score Center, McDivitt Hall, Otero Junior College, 1802 South Colorado Avenue, La Junta, CO 81050
Phone: 719-384-6959
Rachel Patrick, Regional Director Cell Phone: 719-980-0301
Website: Email:
Offers business consulting and training that maximizes the economic potential of Colorado entrepreneurs.

Southeast Colorado Business Retention, Expansion & Attraction (SEBREA)
Website: Jim Rizutto, President 719-384-6822
SEBREA is a collaborative partnership of the commissioners and economic development organizations in the six Southeast Colorado counties – Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero and Prowers – and assists area businesses in finding financial and operational support.

Lamar Partnership Inc. (LPI) Located in the Lamar Community Building, 610 South 6th Street, Lamar, CO 81052 Angie Cue, Executive Director
Cell Phone: 719-688-8073 Email:
A Colorado Main Street community managed and funded by the City of Lamar. The board oversees projects to sustain and improve the downtown community.

USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service, Southeast Colorado Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D)
1501 South Main Street, Lamar, CO 81052 Phone: 719-336-3437
Website: Cindy Schleining, Supervisory Conservationist

Colorado Workforce Center 405 East Olive Street, Lamar, CO 81052
Website: Phone: 719-336-2256
Each Workforce Center is part of an employment service network that links offices across the state and nationally to maximize employer job listing exposure and employment opportunities for job seekers.

Lamar Community College 2401 South Main Street, Lamar, CO 81052
Website: Phone: 719-336-2248
Founded in 1937, Lamar Community College is a learner-centered, coeducational, two-year post-secondary institution. John Marrin, President