Colorado has been recognized for supporting distressed communities through its Four Points Funding. Since 2013 Four Points Funding has paved the way for investors to recognize and invest in emerging communities, especially on the western slope. Opportunity zones are great for bringing more capital into the communities that need it most. The purpose of this list is to showcase those in the country who are utilizing these opportunity zones and creating positive examples for others to follow. Montrose, Colorado Springs and Pagosa Springs are recognized as leading Colorado with their education, job training, marketing and tax incentives that drives Opportunity Zone growth.