Programs and Funding

  • This grant provides funding to accelerator programs in Colorado that have developed or are developing programming for Colorado early-stage companies in the advanced industries.
  • This tax credit encourages investments in advanced industries businesses by giving tax credits to investors.
  • These loans provide up to $250 million in working capital loans to Colorado small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This fund provides helps small to medium-sized businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic get loans.
  • 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.
  • An annual day-long event for businesses to learn about cybersecurity and risk management.
  • This four-month training program helps minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses develop and implement their global trading strategy.
  • This toolkit provides resources and information on employee ownership to introduce you to the various business models.
  • This registration tool is the official filing tool for the State of Colorado and the fastest way to register and manage a business.
  • This program provided free consulting services for businesses seeking opportunity zone investment.
  • This grant and tax credit helps new businesses start in or move into rural, economically distressed areas and hire new employees.
  • This program provides free technical assistance, consulting, and funding to help rural communities create economic development strategies.
  • This toolkit provides campaign materials that can be used to support shop local efforts.
  • Free one-on-one consulting services to help you build a successful business at 15 community-based full-time centers and more than 70 part-time centers across Colorado.
  • Free and low-cost training workshops to help existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Colorado.
  • The VCA partners with professional fund managers to make seed and early-stage equity investments in Colorado startups to grow Colorado's innovative ecosystem and to create quality job opportunities.