Rural Technical Assistance Program

Deadline: June 30, 2019

Colorado's rural communities are invited to apply for Rural Technical Assistance Program (RTAP) awards, which offer a range of technical initiatives to support economic growth.

Housed in the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade(OEDIT), RTAP leverages state partnerships and specialized resources to address the economic development goals of rural Colorado.

The following seven initiatives will be offered in 2019:

  • Colorado Rural Academy for Tourism: CRAFT Studio 201
  • Grow Your Outdoor Recreation Industry
  • Coworking 101
  • Certified Small Business Community
  • Film and Major Production Initiative
  • Creativity Lab of Colorado
  • Community Placemaking

Communities interested in RTAP are encouraged to learn more and apply online at choosecolorado.com/rtap. Applicants will be asked to demonstrate collaboration, strong local leadership and solid support for the initiative they chose to pursue.

RTAP applications are due on June 30, 2019 and winning communities will be announced in July.

Questions about the program or application process should be directed to Danielle Lendriet at 303-929-1042 or [email protected]

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