Programs and Funding

  • This annual trade show helps businesses showcase their goods and services to local and state government agencies.
  • This program is a 6-month mentoring program to help small minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses understand and win government bids.
  • This complete guide helps anyone start and run a business in Colorado.
  • 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.
  • SBDC TechSource helps Colorado companies by providing commercialization assistance and cybersecurity and risk management education.

  • This program offers free help, through English and Spanish speaking consultants, to start or expand a business in Commerce City.
  • Connect2DOT helps small businesses in the transportation industry bid and contract with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and other local transportation agencies.
  • An annual day-long event for businesses to learn about cybersecurity and risk management.
  • 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 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.
  • These scholarships help high school students pay for educational and experiential film programs.
  • 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 registration tool is the official filing tool for the State of Colorado and the fastest way to register and manage a business.
  • 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.
  • These partners share expertise with filmmakers and help attract productions to their communities.
  • Our consultants and partners can assist with disaster loan applications, long-term planning, insurance navigation, physical and economic loss estimations, business preparedness, and more.
  • This program allows screenwriters to submit one original screenplay, television pilot, or short script per year for a free critique.
  • This toolkit provides campaign materials that can be used to support shop local efforts.
  • This event projects short works from Colorado filmmakers onto exterior walls and other city surfaces in Denver's RiNo neighborhood for eight days.
  • Free one-on-one consulting services to help you build a successful business at 15 community-based full-time centers and more than 70 part-time centers across Colorado.