Press Release

Creating More Housing Options: Polis Administration Announces Latest IHIP Grant Recipients and Launch of Innovative Housing Manufacturing Loan Program

Today, Governor Polis and the Business Funding & Incentives Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced three recipients of the Innovative Housing Incentive program (IHIP) grant and the launch of the loan component of the IHIP program.

Colorado Aerospace Industry Continues to Grow: Polis-Primavera Administration Secures Aerospace and Defense Engineering Firm for Colorado Springs Expansion & Job Creation

The Polis-Primavera Administration and the Global Business Development Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced today that Boecore, an aerospace and defense engineering company that specializes in software solutions, systems engineering and cybersecurity, has selected Colorado Springs, Colorado for expansion. 

Former Summit County Commissioner and Executive Director of Theatre SilCo Named Head of Colorado Creative Industries Division

DENVER – Today, Governor Polis and the Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) division within the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) has named Joshua Blanchard Director of Colorado Creative Industries. Blanchard brings a rich amount of arts experience to his new role as CCI Director, including serving as Executive Director of Theatre SilCo. He will oversee the state’s arts agency leading efforts to position Colorado as a hub of innovative thinking, practice and business, expanding creative economies and supporting placemaking across the state.

Colorado Creates Grant Provides Vital Support to Small Organizations

97 Grants Awarded Across 24 Colorado Counties

DENVER — The Colorado Creative Industries Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade announced today that 97 arts organizations across 24 Colorado counties have been awarded $632,000 in Colorado Creates Grants. From Delta to El Paso County, these grants will help organizations and communities create art and cultural activities by providing general operating support.

Press Release: Supporting Small Businesses Across Colorado: Polis Administration Awards 40 Digital Marketing Grants

Today, Governor Polis and the Business Support division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced the 40 recipients of the digital marketing grant that is distributed through the Small Business Accelerated Growth Program. This grant awards small businesses in Colorado $5,000 to help business owners across the state establish an online presence with a focus on social media and website best practices. 

Growing Colorado’s Semiconductor Industry: Polis Administration Capturing Federal CHIPS and Science Act Funding for Colorado Jobs and Economy

Today, Governor Polis and the Global Business Development Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade (OEDIT) announced the CHIPS Refundable Tax Credits Program to aid Colorado companies in securing federal funding available through the CHIPS and Science Act. This funding will support the development of the semiconductor and advanced manufacturing industries within Colorado, creating new good-paying jobs and contributing to a strong, diversified economy.

Press Release: Polis Administration Secures Global Solar Manufacturer for Colorado Springs Expansion & Job Creation

Governor Polis and the Global Business Development Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced today that Meyer Burger, an industrial manufacturer of solar cells and solar modules headquartered in Switzerland, has selected Colorado Springs, Colorado for expansion.