Programs and Funding

  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • This credit enhancement helps small and medium-sized businesses in Colorado access loans that they would otherwise not get because they do not have enough collateral.
  • These loans provide up to $250 million in working capital loans to Colorado small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This annual event is for Colorado creatives to connect, learn, and be inspired.
  • 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 fund provides helps small to medium-sized businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic get loans.
  • 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 loan helps businesses in rural areas by giving loans and loan guarantees.
  • This program helps Colorado artists by highlighting their work through rotating art exhibitions to the State Capitol building.
  • An annual day-long event for businesses to learn about cybersecurity and risk management.
  • These awards honor community members for civic leadership and volunteerism in creative industries.
  • The following lenders are possible sources of funding for small businesses in Colorado.


  • Free and low-cost training workshops to help existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Colorado.