Colorado companies that meet certain criteria are eligible to apply for Colorado First and Existing Industry funds in a competitive grant process. Corporate Solutions at FRCC has acquired and administered millions of dollars in state funding through Colorado FIRST and Existing Industry training grants. Corporate Solutions assists you in applying for these grant funds, and implementing leadership training and professional development courses once awarded. Get application forms and see current deadlines.

Colorado FIRST

Incentive Grants

Incentive grants are for companies that are relocating to Colorado or are already located here and undertaking a major expansion. Grant awards are typically based on the number and quality of the jobs created.

Competitive Grants

Competitive grants are for companies adding a significant number of new full-time jobs to their Colorado-based business. Training content and delivery must take place during from September to May.

Existing Industry

Designed for Colorado companies that are implementing new technology to remain competitive globally and keep jobs in Colorado, Existing Industry grants are to be used for employees that are already employed with the company at the time the application is submitted. Leadership training content and delivery of professional development courses must take place from September to May.

Contact Us

For more information about grants for leadership training and professional development courses, contact the Corporate Solutions office near you:

Westminster and Adams, Broomfield, Boulder, and north Jefferson counties

Claudia Ossola
(303) 404-5461 | Email Us

Fort Collins and Larimer County

Erin Fink Smith
(970) 231-7247 | Email Us