Programs and 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 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.
  • 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 event brings top industry leaders in film, television, and digital media to visit high school and college classrooms across the state.
  • 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.