Programs and Funding

  • This tax credit encourages investments in advanced industries businesses by giving tax credits to investors.
  • 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 helps organizations and communities create art and cultural activities through general operating support funding.
  • This program certifies communities that contribute to our state’s economy through creativity, culture, and the arts.
  • This annual event is for Colorado creatives to connect, learn, and be inspired.
  • This position recognizes and supports Colorado musicians whose public service improves Colorado economically, socially, and culturally.
  • 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 fund provides loans and small grants 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.
  • These awards honor community members for civic leadership and volunteerism in creative industries.
  • This national competition helps high school students learn about poetry by memorizing and performing it.
  • This program helps fund large tourism projects to attract new visitors from out of state after the 2008 Great Recession. This program has awarded all funds.