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 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 grant funds projects that help arts organizations and artists find solutions to civic and social challenges facing Colorado communities.
  • This do-it-yourself program helps communities prepare to become Colorado Creative Districts.
  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • These grants provide $7.5 million to support arts, cultural and entertainment artists, crew members, and organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • This grant finances various projects across the state that create or revitalize mixed-use commercial centers.
  • This grant helps organizations and communities create art and cultural activities through general operating support funding.
  • This grant provides funding to individual artists for specific, definable projects that connect artists and organizations to local initiatives.
  • 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 program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • This program places creative arts therapies in the Pikes Peak region for veterans, service members, and their families and caregivers.
  • The consultant can answer questions you may have about becoming an employee-owned company.
  • This grant reimburses businesses the funds to offset transition costs for Colorado businesses converting to an employee ownership structure.
  • The peer network connects businesses considering employee ownership with already converted companies.
  • This tax credit provides funds up to 50% of a qualified business' conversion costs to employee ownership. Eligible structures include employee stock ownership plans, worker-owned cooperatives, and employee ownership trusts. 
  • This program helps Colorado-based advanced industries technology businesses expand into other countries.
  • These awards honor community members for civic leadership and volunteerism in creative industries.
  • This tax credit is an eight-year job creation incentive to support competitive, multi-state, or country relocation and expansion projects.
  • This program helps communities convert buildings into affordable living and work spaces for creatives.
  • This grant helps small businesses expand internationally by funding international business development activities.
  • This cash incentive is a five-year program for competitive business expansion or relocation projects.
  • These missions promote foreign investment into Colorado and help Colorado companies become more globally competitive.