Colorado First & Existing Industry Training Funds

The Colorado First & Existing Industry grant program has received $4,500,000 for fiscal year 2016 which begins July 1, 2015 thru June 30, 2016. Please see Calendar below for grant application deadlines to apply through our community colleges.

Workers at Environmental Stoneworks

Environmental Stoneworks

Colorado companies which meet certain baseline criteria are eligible to apply for Colorado First and Existing Industry funds in a competitive grant process. The first step in the process is to contact your local customized training community college representative for assistance. Please see the community college contact list.

Companies moving to Colorado or existing Colorado companies who are adding new employees are eligible for Colorado First Funds.

Companies adding technology or changing their business strategies in an effort to stay competitive in the market can expand the capabilities of their workforce with Existing Industry Funds.

View the fact sheet to learn more about the grants and eligibility.

Colorado First and Existing Industry Grants

Equipment in Essilor Labs

Essilor Labs

Maps of College Service Areas