Programs and Funding

  • 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 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.
  • This grant supports the outdoor recreation industry throughout Colorado to accelerate the recovery of communities that rely on the travel, tourism and outdoor recreation sectors.
  • This program encourages development in economically distressed areas of the state through tax incentives.
  • 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.