Programs and Funding

  • This grant helps teams of Colorado-based advanced industries technology businesses and nonprofits develop new large-scale projects.
  • This grant helps Colorado-based advanced industries technology businesses develop and commercialize advanced technologies that will be created or manufactured in Colorado.
  • This grant helps Colorado-based advanced industries technology businesses who want to export or are currently exporting.
  • This grant provides funding to help Colorado research institutions with applied research in advanced industries and to commercialize products and services in the private sector.
  • This program provides technical assistance and small grants to Colorado small businesses to help businesses legally establish themselves.
  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • This grant helps organizations and communities create art and cultural activities through general operating support funding.
  • This program certifies communities that contribute to our state’s economy through creativity, culture, and the arts.
  • This annual event is for Colorado creatives to connect, learn, and be inspired.
  • This position recognizes and supports Colorado musicians whose public service improves Colorado economically, socially, and culturally.
  • The laureate advocates for poetry, literacy, and literature by participating in readings and other events at the state capitol, schools, libraries, and literary festivals.
  • This program is a series of recovery programs that support Colorado tourism destinations and tourism industry associations negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This grant provides funding to Colorado businesses that were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and did not receive meaningful access to federal loans and grants under the CARES Act.
  • These awards celebrate six individuals and organizations that improve and innovate Colorado’s tourism industry every fall at the Governor's Tourism Conference.

  • These awards honor community members for civic leadership and volunteerism in creative industries.
  • This award recognizes minority-owned for-profit businesses that contribute to the economic diversity and success of minority communities in Colorado.
  • This is an annual three-day event for tourism professionals and industry leaders to learn and network.
  • This grant supports an annual workshop that helps motivate and inspire native students who are struggling to find a passion in high school.
  • 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 event projects short works from Colorado filmmakers onto exterior walls and other city surfaces in Denver's RiNo neighborhood for eight days.
  • 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.