ENGAGE delta county

In an effort to foster economic activity, diversify the local economy, and enhance the existing agriculture, education, and energy clusters, Technical College of the Rockies (TCR), is administrating this ENGAGE initiative funded by the EDA.  This initiative is done in partnership with Delta County Economic Development Corporation (DCED), Delta County, Delta County School District (DCSD) – who governs DMTC, Small Business Resource Center (SBRC) of Region 10 EDD and the Southwest Innovation Corridor (SWIC). The ENGAGE Project is a multifaceted initiative that supports, leverages, and creates the resources necessary for an innovative and entrepreneurial community.

phase 1

Job-driven Skill Development

Create new certification programs at Technical College of the Rockies in Business Entrepreneurship, Advanced Manufacturing, Culinary Arts. Offer a new Extended Studies in Culinary Arts & Value Added Food Manufacturing through Technical College of the Rockies (ESCAFM).

Business Expansion

Business Expansion through kitchen incubation at Edesia Community Kitchen, Crawford Town Hall commercial Kitchen and Cedaredge Civc Center commercial kitchen. Support entrepreneurship by providing ongoing business training and entrepreneurial activities with measurable results.

Innovation in Agriculture and Energy

ENGAGE will host Energy and Agriculture Innovation Summits to inspire cooperation and collaboration, and will also develop partnerships with energy industry, agricultural industries and university programs in the region.

Cultivating the resources necessary for an innovative and entrepreneurial community.

contact

SHAWN GARDNER
970-712-0950
SHAWN.GARDNER@TCR.EDU

BARRY PENNELL
303-668-1761
BARRY.PENNELL@TCR.EDU

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