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Our Mission


NEWSED promotes the economic success of underserved populations in the seven-county Denver metro area through community development with a focus on affordable housing, small businesses and asset creation.

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Homebuyer Assistance

NEWSED offers counseling & financial education services to first-time homebuyers.

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The ZONE Marketplace provides storefront and supportive small business services for retail-based businesses in Colorado.

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Small Business

Learn about small business programs and training opportunities at NEWSED.

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NEWSED offers several unique lending tools for clients needing financial assistance.

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SINCE 1973

NEWSED’s primary focus has been to solve long-term economic problems in disadvantaged communities by securing and coordinating resources for neighborhood revitalization, developing needed shopping areas and services, fostering minority and neighborhood business ownership, job retention and creation, increasing home ownership and affordable rental opportunities, neighborhood organizing and hosting cultural events and activities that showcase the neighborhood’s predominately Chicano/Mexicano population.


Oct 14, 2022

NEWSED and The ZONE Marketplace continue to help local entrepreneurs thrive
Anita Cooper learned how to sew when she was 14 years old. She’s the third oldest out of 10 children – so, it was sort of a necessity. She sewed clothing for her and her siblings, creating dresses, skirts, shirts and scarves, whatever was desired. It became a passion of

Aug 2, 2022

City offering $2.15M in grants to activate neighborhoods, increase foot traffic, and boost small businesses  
American Rescue Plan Act funds to be awarded from $20,000 to $200,000  for grassroots activation events, placemaking, and beautification...

Jun 29, 2022

Downtown Denver to Gain Tacos Selene
A restaurant that started as a food truck in Aurora more than two decades ago is now opening a third storefront, this time in Downtown Denver at 1001 Santa Fe Dr.

Feb 14, 2022

2022 First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Colorado
State and local governments in Colorado offer several first-time homebuyer programs that allow qualified people to receive down payment and closing cost assistance.