Programs and Funding

  • This annual trade show helps businesses showcase their goods and services to local and state government agencies.
  • 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 tax credit encourages investments in advanced industries businesses by giving tax credits to investors.
  • 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.
  • 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 do-it-yourself program helps communities prepare to become Colorado Creative Districts.
  • Las certificaciones ayudan a las pequeñas empresas propiedad de minorías, veteranos y mujeres a ofertar y a ganar contratos con los gobiernos locales, estatales y el gobierno federal.
  • This grant is available to eligible social equity licensed cannabis businesses. Eligible businesses may apply within two categories: foundational and growth.
  • The Cannabis Business Loan Fund is an opportunity for social equity licensed cannabis businesses to receive lending capital to build and improve their current business operations.
  • The Cannabis Business Office is excited to announce a new educational program that offers vertical specific content to social equity cannabis businesses at no cost.
  • 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 event brings top industry leaders in film, television, and digital media to visit high school and college classrooms across the state.
  • This credit enhancement helps small and medium-sized businesses in Colorado access loans that they would otherwise not get because they do not have enough collateral.
  • This program allows eligible semiconductor and advanced manufacturing companies in Colorado to take a refund on specific types of earned credits.
  • This program provides eligible semiconductor companies access to specific types of Enterprise Zone income tax credits; Colorado municipalities and counties must establish a CHIPS Zone through application to the EDC before companies can access these benefits.
  • These loans provide up to $250 million in working capital loans to Colorado small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 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 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 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 credit enhancement is for businesses that typically struggle to get access to a bank loan.
  • Participants in the Colorado Dark Sky Certification Mentor program will receive 70 hours of free consulting support from DarkSky Colorado to implement activities that reduce light pollution and protect access to Colorado’s incredible night skies.