Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade

The Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade offers financial and technical programs, including providing access to capital for small businesses and attracting & retaining rural jobs.

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The state of Colorado offers over 100 programs and funding opportunities for businesses in Colorado, including:

  • Job Growth and Incentive Tax Credit – a state-income tax credit equal to 50% of FICA contributions paid by businesses
  • Location Neutral Employment Incentive – an additional cash incentive for each remote worker employed in an eligible rural county
  • Strategic Fund Job Growth Incentive – cash payments to companies that create and maintain new permanent jobs in Colorado for one year
  • Skill Advance Colorado Job Grant – a job training problem that provides funds for net new hirs
  • Rural Jump-Start Tax Credit – tax credits to help businesses start in or move into rural, economically distressed areas

The Office of Economic Development & International Trade also offers specialized information to help businesses in specific industries.

Advanced Industries:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Aerospace
  • Bioscience
  • Defense and Homeland Security
  • Electronics
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Infrastructure Engineering
  • Technology and Information

Lifestyle Industries:

  • Creative Industries
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Health and Wellness
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Tourism

Access-to-Market Industries:

  • Financial Services
  • Transportation and Logistics

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic and Site Development

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Financial Resources and Assistance

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

Import and Export Assistance

  • Import and Export Assistance

Legal Services

  • Legal Services

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

Operations and Logistics

  • Operations and Logistics

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Public Policy and Government Relations

Tax Services

  • Tax Services
Primary Contact
General Contact
Address
1600 Broadway
Ste 2500
Denver, CO 80202