COLORADO HISTORICAL FUND
In addition to preserving Colorado history, gaming tax revenues also go to the State General Fund. These funds are broken out between several specific initiatives. Amounts received by each are adjusted annually by the rate of inflation. Visit Colorado Historical to learn more.
In 2006, the state legislature approved $15 million for funding tourism promotion in Colorado. Thanks to various State campaigns, increased visits to promotional websites, official Colorado Welcome Centers, calls to the 1-800 number and requests for the Official State Vacation Guide have resulted in a dramatic increase in visitations and dollars spent in Colorado. Visit www.colorado.com for more information on travel and tourism in Colorado.
COLORADO COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
The Colorado Council on the Arts is a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. Its mission is to promote the cultural, educational and economic growth of Colorado through development of its arts and cultural heritage. Visit Colorado Council on the Arts to learn more.
COLORADO FILM COMMISSION
JOB CREATION PERFORMANCE
The Job Creation Performance Incentive Fund was developed by the state legislature in an effort to encourage new business development in Colorado. It provides a performance-based incentive payment to qualifying companies that have created new jobs paying above-average wages. For more information, see the state Job Creation Performance Incentive Fund Fact Sheet (pdf file).
COLORADO CLEAN ENERGY FUND
In 2007, the Clean Energy Fund was created using $10 million in gaming fees. These funds are designated toward providing rebates to homeowners and businesses that invest in renewable energy systems. Economic development is a key focus of these funds and is targeted toward attracting and retaining renewable energy businesses. Learn more about the Colorado Clean Energy Fund.