Programs and Funding

  • This tax credit encourages investments in advanced industries businesses by giving tax credits to investors.
  • This program is a 6-month mentoring program to help small minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses understand and win government bids.
  • This program provides technical assistance and small grants to Colorado small businesses to help businesses legally establish themselves.
  • 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.
  • These loans provide up to $250 million in working capital loans to Colorado small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This complete guide helps anyone start and run a business in Colorado.
  • 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.
  • This fund provides helps small to medium-sized businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic get loans.
  • This is a four-month program and grant opportunity that supports destinations that are in the early stages of the place lifecycle.
  • This 6- to 8-month program that gives customized support for communities or regions to identify tourism priorities and work with a mentor on a specific tourism-related goal or strategy.
  • SBDC TechSource helps Colorado companies by providing commercialization assistance and cybersecurity and risk management education.

  • 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 program offers free help, through English and Spanish speaking consultants, to start or expand a business in Commerce City.
  • Connect2DOT helps small businesses in the transportation industry bid and contract with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and other local transportation agencies.
  • 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 places creative arts therapies in the Pikes Peak region for veterans, service members, and their families and caregivers.
  • An annual day-long event for businesses to learn about cybersecurity and risk management.
  • The consultant can answer questions you may have about becoming an employee-owned company.
  • The peer network connects businesses considering employee ownership with already converted companies.
  • This program encourages development in economically distressed areas of the state through tax incentives.
  • This series of events addresses the need for community engagement and education during COVID-19 by providing webinars to the creative film and media community.
  • 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.
  • 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 registration tool is the official filing tool for the State of Colorado and the fastest way to register and manage a business.
  • This grant supports an annual workshop that helps motivate and inspire native students who are struggling to find a passion in high school.
  • This program provided free consulting services for businesses seeking opportunity zone investment.
  • 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 center provides technical assistance to businesses sell products and services to the federal, state, and local 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.
  • Este programa entrega asistencia técnica y pequeños subsidios a pequeñas empresas en Colorado para ayudar a estos negocios a establecerse legalmente en el estado.
  • These partners share expertise with filmmakers and help attract productions to their communities.
  • This grant and tax credit helps new businesses start in or move into rural, economically distressed areas and hire new employees.
  • This program provides free technical assistance, consulting, and funding to help rural communities create economic development strategies.
  • Our consultants and partners can assist with disaster loan applications, long-term planning, insurance navigation, physical and economic loss estimations, business preparedness, and more.
  • 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.
  • This program offers small businesses a free, one-hour consultation with a lawyer.
  • The Small Business Navigator can answer questions you may have about federal, state, and local licensing requirements.
  • These free resources help small businesses by providing checklists, templates, tips, and questions to consider.

  • Free and low-cost training workshops to help existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Colorado.
  • This program helps communities convert buildings into affordable living and work spaces for creatives.
  • The VCA partners with professional fund managers to make seed and early-stage equity investments in Colorado startups to grow Colorado's innovative ecosystem and to create quality job opportunities.