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Artist, Resident, and Small Business Resources: Promotional and Financial


The RESOURCES page in the ART section of the RiNo website posts various resources, including recordings of previous Tools for the Creative Life workshops.

Community Engagement information such RiNo Talks meetings can be found on the Engage page in the ABOUT section of the RiNo website.


City of Denver

Business Impact Opportunity Fund
Denver is dedicating $5 million from its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds allocation from the U.S. Treasury to implement the Business Impact Opportunity Fund program. This program is designed to address specific challenges faced by small businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis and who, as a result, often more severely experience these challenges and systemic barriers. The Business Impact Opportunity Fund will provide assistance to small businesses through a combination of grants of up to $15,000 and technical assistance. Details and Application HERE
Applications Close June 13, 2022

Temporary Outdoor Expansions for Restaurants and Bars
Submit your proposal Extended through October 2022

Support Services - 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Guide for Businesses

Senior Property Tax Exemption
A property tax exemption is available for Colorado residents who, by Jan. 1 of the year you apply, are age 65 or older, and have owned and lived in your home (as your primary residence) for 10 consecutive years or more. The Senior Exemption deadline has passed for 2021 (taxes payable in 2022). The City of Denver will begin accepting applications again Jan. 2nd, 2022. Details HERE


State of Colorado

Colorado COVID-19 Vaccine Updates
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment launched a new call center for the public to ask questions specifically about the COVID-19 vaccine. The new toll-free number is 1-877-CO VAX CO (1-877-268-2926).


Federal Assistance

Small Business Resources


Specifically For Restaurants

Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation
an advocacy and action nonprofit created by and for restaurant workers


Artist Resources

Professional Associations and Resources for Artists
Colorado Attorneys for the Arts (CAFTA) is a program of CBCA

Artwork Archive Guide to Artist Grants & Opportunities
All the best art grants, residencies, and opens calls!

Colorado Creative Industries Resources