The Office of the Future of Work at the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment will begin accepting online applications on November 18th, 2022 from Colorado employers interested in adopting the registered apprenticeship model. Accelerate Apprenticeship Grants encourage employer adoption of registered apprenticeship in the state of Colorado. Employers receive up to $7,500 in grant […]
In order to best serve the residents and businesses of the northern Colorado region and to ensure the success of common workforce development goals, the Weld County Board of Commissioners, alongside the Larimer County Board of Commissioners, have signed and approved the first regional workforce memorandum of understanding between Employment Services of Weld County (ESWC) […]
PUEBLO, COLORADO (Oct. 20, 2022) – The Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) announced the 2022 EDIE award recipients, recognizing economic development excellence during its annual Drive|Lead|Succeed Conference at Pueblo Convention Center in Pueblo, Colorado last week. The most recognized award in economic development in Colorado, the EDIE represents outstanding achievements by its members, organizations, […]
On October 19, 2022 two Northern Colorado professionals were recognized by the Rocky Mountain Workforce Development Association for their outstanding work. Lisa Taylor with the Immigrant Refugee Center of Northern Colorado (IRCNOCO) was recognized for achieving greater results through commitment to developing sound partnerships that make an impact in the community. Under her leadership, the […]
LOVELAND, CO –May 23, 2022: The Loveland Downtown District is pleased to announce that its One Sweet Summer event series is returning to The Foundry Plaza for 2022, running from June through September. Kicking off June 11, there will be a variety of activities and concerts that bring fun for everyone. All events in the […]
LOVELAND, CO – February 24, 2021: The Loveland Downtown District and City of Loveland announced today the creation of a $26,000 fund to provide assistance to local businesses for outdoor dining programs as theyexperience indoor capacity reductions due to COVID-19. The Loveland Patio Assistance Program will provide grant funding of $500 per business to assist […]
At the LBDC, we have an immense pool of talented consultants who contribute to the success of our clients and provide valuable insight as they work on their businesses. Every year they go above and beyond and in light of the challenging year that was 2020, we had more recognition that needed to happen than in other years. Without further ado, let’s shine a well-deserved spotlight on some of those who made an immense difference for us last year!
Small business is the heart of our community, but also makes up 44% of our U.S. economy. These businesses are crucial to our local economies and the success of our thriving communities. Undeniably, the current pandemic has been exceedingly difficult on business owners’ mental and financial health. Through all the trials and tribulation, it is […]
An estimated 100 Loveland businesses could benefit from a $550,000 rent relief fund established by the City of Loveland Economic Development Department to provide pandemic-related rent and mortgage aid.
FORT COLLINS, COLO. – June 16, 2020 – The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, the Larimer Small Business Development Center and the Loveland Business Development Center are partnering to offer a Marketing Series for Business: Marketing Plan RECOVERY. The virtual series provides business with the opportunity to rethink their marketing plan in the face of a […]