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REDI Grant

The City of Gunnison, in partnership with the ICELab, is accepting grant proposals to support existing businesses with viable plans to expand operations and create local jobs. A total of $100,100 in funding is available. 

This grant is only open to businesses within the City of Gunnison.

Mandatory Education Sessions – These dates have changed

There will be two education sessions (via Zoom or in-person at the ICELab). You must attend one of these meetings to apply for the grant. ICELab staff will go over the grant eligibility requirements, and attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions.

English info session: August 12, 2024; 6:00-7:30 P.M.
Spanish info session: August 14, 2024; 6:00-7:30- P.M.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Business must be located within the city limits of Gunnison, Colorado.
  • Eligible uses of grant funds include acquisition or renovation of a building or property, physical space improvements, and equipment purchase to expand operations.
  • Preference will be given to projects that result in job creation, especially for primary jobs.
  • 30% cash match by the business is required.
  • Funds cannot be used for payroll expenses, rent or lease payments, or to buy inventory.
  • Projects must be completed by July 30, 2025.
  • Click here for full requirements.


Timeline – These dates have changed

Applications will open in mid-July. The exact date is TBD.

Winners will be announced this fall.


Contact the ICELab.

Apply Now!

Apply for the REDI grant on the City of Gunnison’s website.




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