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.
  • Brand USA is the destination marketing organization for the United States which works closely with the travel industry to maximize the economic and social benefits of travel.
  • This toolkit helps visitors find their way to our state's less-visited destinations and enjoy famous places during off-peak times and seasons, through travel itineraries.
  • This program helps businesses and tourism partners advertise on Colorado.com by creating free and/or paid articles, business listings, maps, and events.
  • This program is a series of recovery programs that support Colorado tourism destinations and tourism industry associations negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This is a four-month program and grant opportunity that supports destinations that are in the early stages of the place lifecycle.
  • This program allows organizations to submit brochures about their business or other travel information to display at Colorado Welcome Centers.
  • This discounted subscription gives tourism partners access to a visual content marketing software called CrowdRiff.
  • This grant reimburses businesses the funds to offset transition costs for Colorado businesses converting to an employee ownership structure.
  • 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. 
  • The program helps organizations and tourism businesses advertise to consumers through tour operators in other countries to promote their destinations.
  • This tax credit is an eight-year job creation incentive to support competitive, multi-state, or country relocation and expansion projects.
  • This incentive provides a 10% cash rebate against eligible hard costs for hosting meetings and events in Colorado that take place on or after July 1, 2021 and on or before December 31, 2022.
  • This grant provides up to 50% of eligible direct support costs, not to exceed $200,000 for hosting events in Colorado that take place on or before December 31, 2022.
  • These conferences support rural tourism development, education, and training opportunities for partners across rural Colorado.
  • 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.
  • This cooperative or co-op allows tourism partners to participate in upcoming photography shoots.
  • This grant provides funding for the technical development of tourism in rural Colorado and projects that develop the statewide tourism industry. 
  • This grant helps nonprofits, destination marketing organizations, municipalities, and counties market themselves to increase traveler spending in Colorado.
  • This program helps Colorado tourism partners maximize their advertising and marketing dollars through group purchasing of media buys.
  • The Colorado Tourism Office produces and distributes two print publications called the Official Colorado State Vacation Guide and Love, Colorado magazine.
  • These promotions help tourism partners and small businesses take advantage of public relations connections to help them market themselves.
  • This program helps promote content through Visit Colorado's social media pages to help share your destination with residents and visitors.
  • This program allows your organization to showcase tailored advertising messages on a digital screen within the interior walls of Colorado Welcome Centers.