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 January 2023)

RECENT UPDATES

  • Founded in FoCo – March 1-3 at Front Range Community College will offer free business development workshops, lectures and networking. Whether you’re a freelancer, a mid-sized business owner, or work in the nonprofit space, there’s something for you on our Founded in FoCo schedule.
  • Overdue on your utilities bills due to COVID? Fort Collins Utilities if offering pandemic relief for utilities bills both residential and commercial.
  • The newly opened Multicultural Business & Entrepreneurship Center is now offering business services to the community and has $30K at its disposal to help businesses with technical assistance.
  • The Business Foundations Technical Assistance program provides technical assistance and small grants to Colorado small businesses to help businesses legally establish themselves. The program includes 3 required training paths for businesses to complete and receive a certification. Once completed, businesses may be eligible to apply for small grants of up to $1,200.
  • Host a CSU Student with a Micro-Internship! These can be short-term projects that can typically be completed within 5-40 hours and is due within a few days to a few weeks. These projects require no on-boarding, are paid 1099 and can be completed by a college student with minimal instruction. This is a great way to finish projects you have been meaning to get to, it is also a great way introduce your company to students and see if there is a potential fit for future opportunities and ultimately, it is a great way to support CSU students. https://info.parkerdewey.com/colostate
  • COVID-19 in Larimer County

GRANTS WITH ROLLING DEADLINES OR ONES COMING UP!

American Rescue Plan Act and CARES Act

LOCAL RESOURCES & GRANTS

  • LOCAL BUSINESS SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS:
    • Larimer SBDCFree one on one professional business consulting, special creative industry professionals, workshops and online classes, business resources and tools
    • NOCO RECOVERS – A one stop shop for COVID-19 recovery resources for the business community in Northern Colorado. 
    • ForFortCollins.com – website designed for businesses and citizens with ways to promote shopping locally with marketing asset generator, connections and resources
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  • TOOLS, SUPPLIES & NETWORKING:

STATE RESOURCES & GRANTS

NATIONAL RESOURCES & GRANTS