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The program's goals are to promote and encourage the expansion and well-being of existing Colorado companies and to attract new businesses to Colorado.
Colorado First and Existing Industry grants are administered by the
Focus on companies relocating to Colorado or existing companies undertaking a major expansion and hiring new employees.
Focus on Colorado companies deploying new technology to stay competitive and keeping jobs in Colorado. Approved training is for transferable job skills that support the company's economic competitiveness by providing its workers in new skills, and enhancing workers' resumes and long-term employment opportunities.
Criteria for grant applications are:
Grant Application Process and Procedure Documents are located here.
Arapahoe Community College’s Workforce Training Program will hold its annual open house for the Colorado First and Existing Industry Training Grant Program on Wednesday night, May 15, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the ACC Parker Campus (15653 Brookstone Drive).
The Colorado First and Existing Industry Training Grant Program provides grant monies to local businesses. Colorado companies that meet certain baseline criteria are eligible to apply for two types of grants, "Colorado First" and "Existing Industry".
The Colorado First Grant is intended to benefit companies that are relocating to, or expanding in, the state of Colorado. The Existing Industry Grant applies to companies who are adding technology or changing their business strategies in an effort to stay competitive in the market.
This event will help companies familiarize themselves with the rules and regulations of these grant programs. Attendees will receive a copy of the application forms and have an opportunity to participate in a question-and-answer session. Representatives from Arapahoe Community College, the Community College System of Colorado and the Governor's Office of Economic Development are all scheduled to be in attendance.
Attendance and parking are free for this event, and refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP by no later than Friday, May 10 to Workforce@arapahoe.edu
For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the ACC Workforce Training Program at email@example.com or 303.734.3701.
To discuss your eligibility for a Colorado First or Existing Industry grant, call 303.734.3702.