Programs and Funding

  • This toolkit can be used to promote safety practices to tourists and communities when exploring the backcountry.
  • Brand USA is the destination marketing organization for the United States which works closely with the travel industry to maximize the economic and social benefits of travel.
  • This do-it-yourself program helps communities prepare to become Colorado Creative Districts.
  • This toolkit can be used by communities to inspire both Colorado residents and visitors to protect Colorado's special places.
  • This toolkit can be used by communities to inspire both Colorado residents and visitors to protect Colorado's special places.
  • 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 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 toolkit helps visitors find their way to our state's less-visited destinations and enjoy famous places during off-peak times and seasons, through travel itineraries.
  • This program commissions artwork for people to enjoy in publicly accessible areas inside and outside of state buildings.
  • This program helps businesses and tourism partners advertise on Colorado.com by creating free and/or paid articles, business listings, maps, and events.
  • This free certification helps frontline workers become Colorado experts and grow their Colorado-style hospitality.
  • 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.
  • These toolkits help tourism partners grow in specific areas to attract more visitors to their destination.
  • 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 toolkit can be used by communities to inspire both Colorado residents and visitors to protect Colorado's special places.
  • This program allows organizations to submit brochures about their business or other travel information to display at Colorado Welcome Centers.
  • This loan helps businesses in rural areas by giving loans and loan guarantees.
  • 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 toolkit can be used by communities to encourage Colorado residents and visitors to travel responsibly, whether by distancing, wearing a mask, or staying home when sick.
  • This toolkit helps your community or business install and promote electric vehicle charging stations along Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways.
  • This four-month training program helps minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses develop and implement their global trading strategy.
  • This scholarship helps tourism professionals attend the Governor's Tourism Conference for the first time.
  • The program helps organizations and tourism businesses advertise to consumers through tour operators in other countries to promote their destinations.
  • This toolkit provides resources and information on employee ownership to introduce you to the various business models.