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.
  • This program provides technical assistance and small grants to Colorado small businesses to help businesses legally establish themselves.
  • 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.
  • This program teaches cultural and community leaders how to handle change in organizations, communities, and their daily lives.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 offers free help, through English and Spanish speaking consultants, to start or expand a business in Commerce City.
  • This program helps Colorado artists by highlighting their work through rotating art exhibitions to the State Capitol building.
  • This initiative provides technical assistance to help communities attract film production and prepare them for production activities.
  • This four-month training program helps minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses develop and implement their global trading strategy.
  • This award recognizes minority-owned for-profit businesses that contribute to the economic diversity and success of minority communities in Colorado.
  • Minority-, women- or veteran-owned businesses can receive free one-on-one consulting services to help you understand all of the certifications available to you.
  • This directory is Colorado’s most comprehensive database of certified minority-owned businesses.
  • 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 national competition helps high school students learn about poetry by memorizing and performing it.
  • These partners share expertise with filmmakers and help attract productions to their communities.
  • This program allows screenwriters to submit one original screenplay, television pilot, or short script per year for a free critique.
  • This program offers small businesses a free, one-hour consultation with a lawyer.
  • This program helps communities convert buildings into affordable living and work spaces for creatives.