Arts & Cultural Nonprofit Organizations

ARTS & CULTURAL NONPROFITS

Please note that the inclusion of these links and sources does not constitute an endorsement by the Downtown Fort Collins Creative District. (updated 7/01/2020)

LISTS UPDATED AS NEW INFO COMES OUT!

Recent Updates

GRANT DEADLINES COMING UP!

  • WESTAF announced the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund to support organizations led by and/or predominantly serving individuals from historically marginalized communities that identify as: Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC); low-income, LGBTQIA+; and/or rural, remote and under-resourced. Grants determined in Summer 2020 typically ranging from $30,000-$100,000.
  • Northern Colorado COVID-19 Response Fund – Applications currently open – The Community Foundation of Northern Colorado and the United Way of Larimer County are offering grants of $5,000 – $25,000 to nonprofit organizations.
  • Rolling Deadline – The Colorado COVID Relief Fund is offering support to small businesses whose work aligns with the Fund’s priorities of Prevention, Impact and Recovery.  Funds are distributed within three days.

CARES Act

LOCAL RESOURCES & GRANTS

  • FORT COLLINS BUSINESS HELP: City of Fort Collins
  • LOCAL BUSINESS CONSULTING, SBA/FEDERAL LOANS and GRANTS: Larimer SBDC (Free one on one professional help)
  • REGIONAL BUSINESS HELP: NOCO RECOVERS – A one stop shop for COVID-19 recovery resources for the business community in Northern Colorado. 
  • PPE for BUSINESSES: NoCo Safety Supply Marketplace  – PPE supplies, sell or buy from NoCo sources
  • ForFortCollins.com – website designed for businesses and citizens with ways to promote shopping locally with marketing asset generator, connections and resources for being open!
  • Larimer County Small Business Recovery Loan – APPLY HERE! $5 million dollars available to help business recovery. Funded by the City of Fort Collins, Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, and Bohemian Foundation.
  • Guidance for Businesses and Non-Profits from the City of Fort Collins including downloadable “Face Mask Required” signage
  • NETWORKING: Fort Collins Nonprofit Networking Facebook Group sharing best practices, tips and place to ask questions
  • SALES TAX DefermentCity of Fort Collins Allows Qualified Businesses to Defer Sales Tax Payments till June 22, see link and call (970) 221-6780
  • CREATIVE TOOLS AND TIPS – Watch video tutorials about e-commerce, online marketing, video production from home and much more!
  • FUNDING: Community Event Fund – Bohemian Foundation (rolling deadline)
  • FUNDING: MUSE Grant (For Music Organizations and Activities/Programs) – Bohemian Foundation (Fall 2020 application will open October 2020)
  • FUNDING: Pharos Fund Grants – Fort Collins 501c3 Nonprofits and government units – Bohemian Foundation (Fall 2020 application will open in August)

STATE RESOURCES & GRANTS

NATIONAL RESOURCES & GRANTS