Grants Available

The City of Idaho Springs is accepting applications for grants to improve business facades and signs along the east end of Colorado Boulevard. Funding for this business improvement program is made possible by a $25,000 grant from Freeport McMoRan, the operator of the Henderson Mine in Clear Creek County. The City applied for these funds to help promote businesses along the Colorado Boulevard corridor.

To apply for up to a $2,500 matching grant for your business, please review the guidelines through the link below and complete the attached application. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2018. Additional rounds of applications may be accepted if funding allows. 

Submit completed applications to the Community Development Planner by email at or by mail P.O. Box 907, Idaho Springs, CO 80452, or in person at City Hall, 1711 Miner Street. If you have questions, please call the Community Development Planner at 303-567-4421. 

East End Grant Letter and Application