Programs and Funding

  • This program is a 6-month mentoring program to help small minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses understand and win government bids.
  • 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 do-it-yourself program helps communities prepare to become Colorado Creative Districts.
  • Las certificaciones ayudan a las pequeñas empresas propiedad de minorías, veteranos y mujeres a ofertar y a ganar contratos con los gobiernos locales, estatales y el gobierno federal.
  • The Cannabis Business Office is excited to announce a new educational program that offers vertical specific content to social equity cannabis businesses at no cost.
  • This program is made up of a coalition of partners across the state that share important messaging about preserving and protecting our state’s natural resources.
  • This program teaches cultural and community leaders how to handle change in organizations, communities, and their daily lives.
  • This program helps businesses and tourism partners advertise on Colorado.com by creating free and/or paid articles, business listings, maps, and events.
  • This grant finances various projects across the state that create or revitalize mixed-use commercial centers.
  • This program certifies communities that contribute to our state’s economy through creativity, culture, and the arts.
  • This toolkit helps your community or business install and promote electric vehicle charging stations along Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways.
  • This directory helps our state's film industry workforce showcase their skills and services to producers who are considering filming here.
  • This database of filmable locations across Colorado allows filmmakers to search by town, county, and type of location.
  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • This directory provides listings of outdoor recreation businesses in Colorado.
  • The laureate advocates for poetry, literacy, and literature by participating in readings and other events at the state capitol, schools, libraries, and literary festivals.
  • SBDC TechSource helps Colorado companies by providing commercialization assistance and cybersecurity and risk management education.

  • 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.
  • This Program will seek to catalyze regional technology development by making place-based investments, positioning Colorado competitively nationally and globally, in diverse Colorado regions and ecosystems with assets and resources to drive increased business attraction, net new job growth, and workforce development with a focus on equity and inclusion.
  • This program allows organizations to submit brochures about their business or other travel information to display at Colorado Welcome Centers.
  • This program offers free help, through English and Spanish speaking consultants, to start or expand a business in Commerce City.
  • Connect2DOT helps small businesses in the transportation industry bid and contract with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and other local transportation agencies.
  • Este programa ofrece servicios gratuitos de asesoría personalizados para ayudarle a conocer todas las certificaciones puestas a su disposición como propietario de un negocio de minorías, de mujeres o de veteranos.
  • This program helps Colorado artists by highlighting their work through rotating art exhibitions to the State Capitol building.
  • This toolkit offers a variety of crisis communications preparedness and recovery assets for communities and organizations impacted by natural disasters and tourism crisis situations.
  • This discounted subscription gives tourism partners access to a visual content marketing software called CrowdRiff.
  • This free certification helps frontline workers become Colorado experts and grow their Colorado-style hospitality.
  • An annual day-long event for businesses to learn about cybersecurity and risk management.
  • The consultant can answer questions you may have about becoming an employee-owned company.
  • This program is eight sessions, each lasting 2.5-3 hours, where a professional filmmaker works with high school teachers to cover scriptwriting, production, filming, and editing.