Programs and Funding

  • This annual trade show helps businesses showcase their goods and services to local and state government agencies.
  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • This grant funds projects that help arts organizations and artists find solutions to civic and social challenges facing Colorado communities.
  • This toolkit can be used to promote safety practices to tourists and communities when exploring the backcountry.
  • 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 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 toolkit can be used by communities to inspire both Colorado residents and visitors to protect Colorado's special places.
  • This toolkit can be used by communities to inspire both Colorado residents and visitors to protect Colorado's special places.
  • 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 toolkit helps visitors find their way to our state's less-visited destinations and enjoy famous places during off-peak times and seasons, through travel itineraries.
  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • These grants provide $7.5 million to support arts, cultural and entertainment artists, crew members, and organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 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 free certification helps frontline workers become Colorado experts and grow their Colorado-style hospitality.
  • This grant helps organizations and communities create art and cultural activities through general operating support funding.
  • This grant provides grants to individual artists for specific, definable projects that connect artists and organizations to local initiatives.
  • 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 program is a series of recovery programs that support Colorado tourism destinations and tourism industry associations negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This program provides 50 hours of free consulting and technical assistance for tourism-related entities and communities that want to advance a specific tourism-related goal or strategy.
  • This is a four-month program and grant opportunity that supports destinations that are in the early stages of the place lifecycle.
  • This 6- to 8-month program that gives customized support for communities or regions to identify tourism priorities and work with a mentor on a specific tourism-related goal or strategy.
  • This program provides training and facilitated discussions for tourism destinations that want to advance a tourism-related strategy.