Programs and Funding

  • 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 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 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 program teaches cultural and community leaders how to handle change in organizations, communities, and their daily lives.
  • This free certification helps frontline workers become Colorado experts and grow their Colorado-style hospitality.
  • This program certifies communities that contribute to our state’s economy through creativity, culture, and the arts.
  • This federal program encourages long-term investments in designated low-income communities by giving investors tax incentives for investing in real estate projects.
  • These toolkits help tourism partners grow in specific areas to attract more visitors to their destination.
  • This program helps tourism professionals grow their careers through an executive leadership program.
  • This toolkit can be used by communities to inspire both Colorado residents and visitors to protect Colorado's special places.
  • 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 program encourages development in economically distressed areas of the state through tax incentives.
  • 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.
  • This toolkit provides resources and information on employee ownership to introduce you to the various business models.
  • This registration tool is the official filing tool for the State of Colorado and the fastest way to register and manage a business.
  • Regional partners are committed to growing Colorado’s outdoor recreation industry, conserving public lands and waters, and connecting with local communities.
  • 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 program provides free technical assistance, consulting, and funding to help rural communities create economic development strategies.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.