Programs and Funding

  • 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.
  • This free certification helps frontline workers become Colorado experts and grow their Colorado-style hospitality.
  • This program certifies communities that contribute to our state’s economy through creativity, culture, and the arts.
  • Participants in the Colorado Dark Sky Certification Mentor program will receive 50 hours of free consulting from the IDA-Colorado to implement activities that reduce light pollution and protect access to Colorado’s incredible night skies.
  • This registration is offered to businesses with at least 20% of the company owned by workers of the business.
  • This position recognizes and supports Colorado musicians whose public service improves Colorado economically, socially, and culturally.
  • This federal program encourages long-term investments in designated low-income communities by giving investors tax incentives for investing in real estate projects.
  • The laureate advocates for poetry, literacy, and literature by participating in readings and other events at the state capitol, schools, libraries, and literary festivals.
  • This program encourages development in economically distressed areas of the state through tax incentives.
  • This award honors Colorado-based companies that have exported products or services for at least two years.
  • This award recognizes minority-owned for-profit businesses that contribute to the economic diversity and success of minority communities in Colorado.
  • 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 June 30, 2024.
  • Identify which certifications will help your small minority, veteran- and women-owned business bid on and win contracts with local, state, and federal governments.
  • This award honors a frontline tourism worker from each of Colorado’s eight travel regions.