Programs and Funding

  • This program is a 6-month mentoring program to help small minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses understand and win government bids.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 program certifies communities that contribute to our state’s economy through creativity, culture, and the arts.
  • This toolkit helps your community or business install and promote electric vehicle charging stations along Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways.
  • 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.
  • This program allows organizations to submit brochures about their business or other travel information to display at Colorado Welcome Centers.
  • This program offers free help, through English and Spanish speaking consultants, to start or expand a business in Commerce City.
  • This tax credit helps rehabilitate historic, owner-occupied commercial properties.
  • Este programa ofrece servicios gratuitos de asesoría personalizados para ayudarle a conocer todas las certificaciones puestas a su disposición como propietario de un negocio de minorías, de mujeres o de veteranos.
  • This program helps Colorado artists by highlighting their work through rotating art exhibitions to the State Capitol building.
  • 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 discounted subscription gives tourism partners access to a visual content marketing software called CrowdRiff.
  • This free certification helps frontline workers become Colorado experts and grow their Colorado-style hospitality.
  • This tax credit helps businesses invest in commercial vehicles and parts for vehicles.
  • 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 credit helps businesses redevelop commercial property and rehabilitate vacant buildings.
  • This program is eight sessions, each lasting 2.5-3 hours, where a professional filmmaker works with high school teachers to cover scriptwriting, production, filming, and editing.
  • This award recognizes minority-owned for-profit businesses that contribute to the economic diversity and success of minority communities in Colorado.
  • This program supports HUBZone-certified small businesses in designated areas of the State by providing them with preferential treatment in awarding federal contracts.
  • The program helps organizations and tourism businesses advertise to consumers through tour operators in other countries to promote their destinations.
  • International Trade Readiness for Small Businesses online training course provides a peek into resources available through our partners at the World Trade Center Denver to reach international markets.
  • 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.
  • Identify which certifications will help your small minority, veteran- and women-owned business bid on and win contracts with local, state, and federal governments.
  • Este programa ofrece consultas en inglés y español a todos los pequeñas negocios sobre una variedad de temas que incluyen cómo iniciar un negocio, financiamiento, desarrollo de negocios, certificaciones gubernamentales, además de ser esa conexión para usted con nuestra comunidad local.
  • Cannabis Business resources that include banking options and pro bono legal support
  • This program provides free technical assistance, consulting, and funding to help rural communities create economic development strategies.
  • This program helps communities convert buildings into affordable living and work spaces for creatives.
  • This program helps Colorado tourism partners maximize their advertising and marketing dollars through group purchasing of media buys.
  • The Colorado Tourism Office produces and distributes two print publications called the Official Colorado State Vacation Guide and Love, Colorado magazine.
  • These promotions help tourism partners and small businesses take advantage of public relations connections to help them market themselves.
  • This program helps promote content through Visit Colorado's social media pages to help share your destination with residents and visitors.
  • This program allows your organization to showcase tailored advertising messages on a digital screen within the interior walls of Colorado Welcome Centers.