Programs and Funding

  • 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.
  • 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 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 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.
  • These loans provide up to $250 million in working capital loans to Colorado small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 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 free certification helps frontline workers become Colorado experts and grow their Colorado-style hospitality.
  • This credit enhancement is for businesses that typically struggle to get access to a bank loan.
  • These loans help start-ups and small businesses that are underserved by traditional debt markets.
  • This federal program encourages long-term investments in designated low-income communities by giving investors tax incentives for investing in real estate projects.
  • This fund provides helps small to medium-sized businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic get loans.
  • This fund provides loans and small grants 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 toolkit can be used by communities to inspire both Colorado residents and visitors to protect Colorado's special places.
  • This tax credit helps rehabilitate historic, owner-occupied commercial properties.
  • This loan helps businesses in rural areas by giving loans and loan guarantees.
  • This grant helps Colorado communities plan economic development projects that create or retain permanent jobs.
  • This toolkit offers a variety of crisis communications preparedness and recovery assets for communities and organizations impacted by natural disasters and tourism crisis situations.
  • This toolkit can be used by communities to encourage Colorado residents and visitors to travel responsibly, whether by distancing, wearing a mask, or staying home when sick.
  • This toolkit helps your community or business install and promote electric vehicle charging stations along Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways.
  • This grant reimburses businesses the funds to offset transition costs for Colorado businesses converting to an employee ownership structure.
  • This toolkit provides resources and information on employee ownership to introduce you to the various business models.
  • This incentive provides a 10% cash rebate against eligible hard costs for hosting meetings and events in Colorado that take place on or after July 1, 2021 and on or before December 31, 2022.
  • This grant provides up to 50% of eligible direct support costs, not to exceed $200,000 for hosting events in Colorado that take place on or before December 31, 2022.
  • This registration tool is the official filing tool for the State of Colorado and the fastest way to register and manage a business.
  • This program provided free consulting services for businesses seeking opportunity zone investment.
  • 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 grant and tax credit helps new businesses start in or move into rural, economically distressed areas and hire new employees.
  • This scholarship pays for tourism entrepreneurs and small businesses to attend a Small Business Leading Edge Training.
  • This toolkit provides campaign materials that can be used to support shop local efforts.
  • 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.
  • The following lenders are possible sources of funding for small businesses in Colorado.


  • Free and low-cost training workshops to help existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Colorado.
  • This toolkit can be used by communities to promote Colorado's ski industries and winter destinations.
  • This grant helps small businesses expand internationally by funding international business development activities.
  • This toolkit helps tourism partners meet with their legislators to discuss tourism and its economic benefits.
  • This toolkit helps communities spur Coloradans’ interest in exploring both urban and rural adventures to drive recovery.