Programs and Funding

  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • This free certification helps frontline workers become Colorado experts and grow their Colorado-style hospitality.
  • This program certifies communities that contribute to our state’s economy through creativity, culture, and the arts.
  • This registration is offered to businesses with at least 20% of the company owned by workers of the business.
  • This road show hosts events across the state to premiere Colorado Experience episodes in communities where the historical documentary series was filmed.
  • This position recognizes and supports Colorado musicians whose public service improves Colorado economically, socially, and culturally.
  • This federal program encourages long-term investments in designated low-income communities by giving investors tax incentives for investing in real estate projects.
  • 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 helps Colorado artists by highlighting their work through rotating art exhibitions to the State Capitol building.
  • This program encourages development in economically distressed areas of the state through tax incentives.
  • This event brings top industry leaders in film, television, and digital media to visit high school and college classrooms across the state.
  • This award honors Colorado-based companies that have exported products or services for at least two years.
  • These awards celebrate six individuals and organizations that improve and innovate Colorado’s tourism industry every fall at the Governor's Tourism Conference.

  • This award recognizes minority-owned for-profit businesses that contribute to the economic diversity and success of minority communities in Colorado.
  • 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 event projects short works from Colorado filmmakers onto exterior walls and other city surfaces in Denver's RiNo neighborhood for eight days.
  • This award honors a frontline tourism worker from each of Colorado’s eight travel regions.