Programs and Funding

  • This annual trade show helps businesses showcase their goods and services to local and state government agencies.
  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • This toolkit can be used to promote safety practices to tourists and communities when exploring the backcountry.
  • 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.
  • These loans provide up to $250 million in working capital loans to Colorado small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • 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.
  • 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 four-month training program helps minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses develop and implement their global trading strategy.
  • This toolkit provides resources and information on employee ownership to introduce you to the various business models.
  • This toolkit helps promote Colorado by allowing people to share their favorite parts of our beautiful state.
  • This registration tool is the official filing tool for the State of Colorado and the fastest way to register and manage a business.
  • This program supports outdoor recreation business development through research, partnerships, trade shows, and trade and investment missions.
  • Regional partners are committed to growing Colorado’s outdoor recreation industry, conserving public lands and waters, and connecting with local communities.
  • This national competition helps high school students learn about poetry by memorizing and performing it.
  • 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.
  • The following lenders are possible sources of funding for small businesses in Colorado.


  • Free and low-cost training workshops to help existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Colorado.
  • This grant helps small businesses expand internationally by funding international business development activities.
  • These missions promote foreign investment into Colorado and help Colorado companies become more globally competitive.