As the only funder in the country to support arts activities in all 50 states and five U.S. jurisdictions, the National Endowment for the Arts announces its second round of funding for FY 2017. This funding round includes partnerships with state, jurisdictional, and regional arts agencies. The NEA will award 16 grants totaling over $2.8M to support Colorado organizations that employ artists and cultural workers to provide programs for thousands of people.
Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) today announced the certification of three new Creative Districts into the Colorado Creative Districts Program. The newly certified districts are Manitou Springs Creative District, Steamboat Springs Creative District and Westwood Creative District (Denver). Certification is for a five year period.
Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced that Fidelity Investments will expand its Regional Center and will hire an additional 300 associates. This expansion will increase Fidelity’s financial services presence in the state and will create hundreds of new jobs over the next few years.
Gov. John Hickenlooper and Joshua Reeves, CEO and co-founder of ZenPayroll, announced today that the company has expanded its business and opened a new office in Denver, Colorado with plans to hire more than 100 full-time employees immediately and 1,000 people in the next few years.
DENVER — Tuesday, July 16, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today that Ardent Mills – which will operate as a joint venture of ConAgra Foods, Cargill and CHS – will make Colorado its headquarters. The joint venture transaction is anticipated to be complete in late 2013, and the new company is expected to have a presence in the Denver area starting in 2014, contingent upon final approval of incentive packages.