Programs and Funding

  • This program is a 6-month mentoring program to help small minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses understand and win government bids.
  • This program provides technical assistance and small grants to Colorado small businesses to help businesses legally establish themselves.
  • This program certifies communities that contribute to our state’s economy through creativity, culture, and the arts.
  • This credit enhancement is for businesses that typically struggle to get access to a bank loan.
  • These loans help start-ups and small businesses that are underserved by traditional debt markets.
  • This federal program encourages long-term investments in designated low-income communities by giving investors tax incentives for investing in real estate projects.
  • This fund provides helps small to medium-sized businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic get loans.
  • This 6- to 8-month program that gives customized support for communities or regions to identify tourism priorities and work with a mentor on a specific tourism-related goal or strategy.
  • These toolkits help tourism partners grow in specific areas to attract more visitors to their destination.
  • This is a four-month program and grant opportunity that supports destinations that are in the early stages of the place lifecycle.
  • This fund provides loans and small grants to Colorado entrepreneurs and small business owners needing capital to start, restart, or restructure a business, and those who are not able to obtain a loan from traditional lenders.
  • This program offers free help, through English and Spanish speaking consultants, to start or expand a business in Commerce City.
  • This loan helps businesses in rural areas by giving loans and loan guarantees.
  • This program places creative arts therapies in the Pikes Peak region for veterans, service members, and their families and caregivers.
  • This program encourages development in economically distressed areas of the state through tax incentives.
  • This four-month training program helps minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses develop and implement their global trading strategy.
  • Minority-, women- or veteran-owned businesses can receive free one-on-one consulting services to help you understand all of the certifications available to you.
  • This grant supports an annual workshop that helps motivate and inspire native students who are struggling to find a passion in high school.
  • Regional partners are committed to growing Colorado’s outdoor recreation industry, conserving public lands and waters, and connecting with local communities.
  • Identify which certifications will help your small minority, veteran- and women-owned business bid on and win contracts with local, state, and federal governments.
  • This program provides technical assistance and small grants to Colorado small businesses to help businesses legally establish themselves.
  • These partners share expertise with filmmakers and help attract productions to their communities.
  • This program provides free technical assistance, consulting, and funding to help rural communities create economic development strategies.
  • This program helps communities convert buildings into affordable living and work spaces for creatives.