Programs and Funding

  • This grant funds projects that help arts organizations and artists find solutions to civic and social challenges facing Colorado communities.
  • This grant helps organizations and communities create art and cultural activities through general operating support funding.
  • This program is a series of recovery programs that support Colorado tourism destinations and tourism industry associations negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 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 grant provides funding to Colorado businesses that were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and did not receive meaningful access to federal loans and grants under the CARES Act.
  • This scholarship helps tourism professionals attend the Governor's Tourism Conference for the first time.
  • This scholarship helps college and university students attend the Governor's Tourism Conference for the first time.
  • This tax credit is an eight-year job creation incentive to support competitive, multi-state, or country relocation and expansion projects.
  • El Programa entrega recursos para negocios en Colorado que fueron desproporcionadamente impactados por la pandemia de COVID-19 y no han tenido un acceso significativo a programas de préstamo o subsidios a nivel federal o estatal bajo los recursos de CARES Act.
  • This program helps fund large tourism projects to attract new visitors from out of state after the 2008 Great Recession. This program has awarded all funds.
  • These conferences support rural tourism development, education, and training opportunities for partners across rural Colorado.
  • This scholarship pays for tourism entrepreneurs and small businesses to attend a Small Business Leading Edge Training.
  • This scholarship provides up to $500 to help rural tourism professionals learn and improve their skills.
  • This cash incentive is a five-year program for competitive business expansion or relocation projects.
  • This grant provides funding for the technical development of tourism in rural Colorado and projects that develop the statewide tourism industry. 
  • This grant helps nonprofits, destination marketing organizations, municipalities, and counties market themselves to increase traveler spending in Colorado.