Programs and Funding

  • This annual trade show helps businesses showcase their goods and services to local and state government agencies.
  • This grant provides funding to accelerator programs in Colorado that have developed or are developing programming for Colorado early-stage companies in the advanced industries.
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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 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 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 road show hosts events across the state to premiere Colorado Experience episodes in communities where the historical documentary series was filmed.
  • This directory helps our state's film industry workforce showcase their skills and services to producers who are considering filming here.
  • This incentive encourages film production in Colorado with a performance-based rebate for up to 20% of qualified expenses.
  • This database of filmable locations across Colorado allows filmmakers to search by town, county, and type of location.
  • 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 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 program places creative arts therapies in the Pikes Peak region for veterans, service members, and their families and caregivers.
  • 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 event brings top industry leaders in film, television, and digital media to visit high school and college classrooms across the state.
  • 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 initiative provides technical assistance to help communities attract film production and prepare them for production activities.
  • This series of events addresses the need for community engagement and education during COVID-19 by providing webinars to the creative film and media community.
  • This program helps Colorado-based advanced industries technology businesses expand into other countries.
  • This four-month training program helps minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses develop and implement their global trading strategy.
  • This award honors Colorado-based companies that have exported products or services for at least two years.
  • These awards honor community members for civic leadership and volunteerism in creative industries.
  • This award recognizes minority-owned for-profit businesses that contribute to the economic diversity and success of minority communities in Colorado.
  • These scholarships help high school students pay for educational and experiential film programs.
  • This tax credit is an eight-year job creation incentive to support competitive, multi-state, or country relocation and expansion projects.
  • 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.
  • This grant supports an annual workshop that helps motivate and inspire native students who are struggling to find a passion in high school.
  • 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.
  • This program provides technical assistance and small grants to Colorado small businesses to help businesses legally establish themselves.
  • El Programa entrega recursos para negocios en Colorado que fueron desproporcionadamente impactados por la pandemia de COVID-19 y no han tenido un acceso significativo a programas de préstamo o subsidios a nivel federal o estatal bajo los recursos de CARES Act.
  • 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 event projects short works from Colorado filmmakers onto exterior walls and other city surfaces in Denver's RiNo neighborhood for eight days.
  • 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.
  • This grant helps small businesses expand internationally by funding international business development activities.
  • This cash incentive is a five-year program for competitive business expansion or relocation projects.
  • These missions promote foreign investment into Colorado and help Colorado companies become more globally competitive.