Programs and Funding

  • This do-it-yourself program helps communities prepare to become Colorado Creative Districts.
  • 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.
  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • This program teaches cultural and community leaders how to handle change in organizations, communities, and their daily lives.
  • 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 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 program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • The laureate advocates for poetry, literacy, and literature by participating in readings and other events at the state capitol, schools, libraries, and literary festivals.
  • 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 loan helps businesses in rural areas by giving loans and loan guarantees.
  • This program helps Colorado artists by highlighting their work through rotating art exhibitions to the State Capitol building.
  • This program provided free consulting services for businesses seeking opportunity zone investment.
  • This national competition helps high school students learn about poetry by memorizing and performing it.
  • This center provides technical assistance to businesses sell products and services to the federal, state, and local governments.
  • This program helps communities convert buildings into affordable living and work spaces for creatives.