Programs and Funding

  • This tax credit encourages investments in advanced industries businesses by giving tax credits to investors.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 certifies communities that contribute to our state’s economy through creativity, culture, and the arts.
  • 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.
  • This incentive encourages film production in Colorado with a performance-based rebate for up to 20% of qualified expenses.
  • This federal program encourages long-term investments in designated low-income communities by giving investors tax incentives for investing in real estate projects.
  • 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 helps small to medium-sized businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic get loans.
  • The Colorado Startup Loan Fund provides loan capital to mission-based lenders to provide loans 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.
  • This tax credit helps rehabilitate historic, owner-occupied commercial properties.
  • This loan helps businesses in rural areas by giving loans and loan guarantees.
  • This free certification helps frontline workers become Colorado experts and grow their Colorado-style hospitality.
  • This tax credit covers up to 50% of a qualified business’ conversion costs to employee ownership (up to $150,000.00). Check the program page to learn more about the recently expanded program.
  • This tax credit helps businesses invest in commercial vehicles and parts for vehicles.
  • This tax credit encourages investment in distressed areas of the state.
  • This tax credit encourages businesses in economically distressed communities to offer health insurance coverage to their employees.
  • This tax credit encourages enterprise zone businesses to invest in business personal property.
  • This tax credit helps businesses develop a skilled workforce in distressed communities.
  • This tax credit helps businesses in distressed communities add employees to their workforce.
  • This program encourages development in economically distressed areas of the state through tax incentives.
  • This tax credit helps businesses invest in research and development through a tax credit.
  • This tax exemption expands the Manufacturing Sales and Use Tax Exemption.