Programs and Funding

  • This grant funds projects that help arts organizations and artists find solutions to civic and social challenges facing Colorado communities.
  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • This annual event is for Colorado creatives to connect, learn, and be inspired.
  • This road show hosts events across the state to premiere Colorado Experience episodes in communities where the historical documentary series was filmed.
  • This program is a series of recovery programs that support Colorado tourism destinations and tourism industry associations negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As a part of the federal American Rescue Plan Act, the federal government passed the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) bill to fund small business credit support and investment programs.
  • These awards honor community members for civic leadership and volunteerism in creative industries.
  • This is an annual three-day event for tourism professionals and industry leaders to learn and network.
  • This program helps fund large tourism projects to attract new visitors from out of state after the 2008 Great Recession. This program has awarded all funds.
  • This cash incentive is a five-year program for competitive business expansion or relocation projects.
  • This grant provides funding for the technical development of tourism in rural Colorado and projects that develop the statewide tourism industry. 
  • This grant helps nonprofits, destination marketing organizations, municipalities, and counties market themselves to increase traveler spending in Colorado.