Creative Industries

Colorado Creative Industries to Receive $808,100 Partnership Award from the National Endowment for the Arts

Denver — Colorado Creative Industries has been approved for an $808,100 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) FY 2021 partnership agreement to address priorities identified at the state level. These funds will support the arts in areas such as cultural tourism, community revitalization, economic development, education, and health and human services.  

722 Individuals, Businesses and Organizations awarded $7.4 million through the Colorado Arts Relief Grant

DENVER— Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) announced today that 722 grantees have been awarded $7.4 million in COVID-19 economic relief funding through the Colorado Arts Relief Fund. This fund was made possible by the Colorado legislature during the Colorado special session in December 2020. 

Applications for Colorado's $7.5M Art Relief Program for Individuals, Businesses and Organizations Now Open

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) today announced it is accepting applications for the Colorado Arts Relief Fund for Individuals and the Colorado Arts Relief Fund for Business and Organizations. The two funds are made possible by a General Assembly funding initiative passed during the Colorado Legislature’s December special session.

2020 Colorado Creative Economy Report Reveals Critical Role Creative Industries Play in State’s Recovery and Resiliency

DENVER -- The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) today announced the findings of the 2020 Colorado Creative Economy Report (PDF) with Initial Impacts of COVID-19. The report was prepared in collaboration with OEDIT’s Colorado Creative Industries division and Dr.