Programs and Funding

  • 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 grant is available to eligible social equity licensed cannabis businesses. Eligible businesses may apply within two categories: foundational and growth.
  • The Cannabis Business Loan Fund is an opportunity for social equity licensed cannabis businesses to receive lending capital to build and improve their current business operations.
  • 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 credit enhancement helps small and medium-sized businesses in Colorado access loans that they would otherwise not get because they do not have enough collateral.
  • These loans provide up to $250 million in working capital loans to Colorado small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • 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 credit enhancement is for businesses that typically struggle to get access to a bank loan.
  • 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 directory provides listings of outdoor recreation businesses in Colorado.
  • This fund provides helps small to medium-sized businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic get loans.
  • The Colorado Startup Loan Fund provides loan capital to mission-based lenders to provide loans to Colorado entrepreneurs and small business owners needing capital to start, restart, or restructure a business, and those who are not able to obtain a loan from traditional lenders.
  • 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 grant helps Colorado communities plan economic development projects that create or retain permanent jobs.
  • This loan helps businesses in rural areas by giving loans and loan guarantees.
  • This grant provides funding to Colorado businesses that were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and did not receive meaningful access to federal loans and grants under the CARES Act.
  • This grant helps local colleges, universities, and high schools fund a specific film project for students.
  • This grant provides financial support to help communities start and host successful film festivals in Colorado.
  • This grant funds the creation, documentation, presentation, and/or teaching of folk and traditional arts.
  • This program helps address Colorado’s housing shortage by supporting the development and expansion of the state’s innovative housing manufacturing businesses through grants and loans.
  • The Colorado Just Transition Action Plan provides more information on the Just Transition communities themselves, and it provides recommendations on supporting coal transition workers who are or will be laid off by connecting them with job and training opportunities, local, state, and federal resources, quality jobs, and more.
  • This grant provides marketing funds to help rural areas attract out-of-state companies to create new jobs in their communities.