Small Business Resources: Promotional and Financial
As a tool to help the public continue to access your business, RiNo has created a special page on the website to highlight who's open and what's available in the district: Keep RiNo Rolling
City of Denver
Denver to Consider Proposals for Physical Distancing at Restaurants and Bars
Submit your proposal: Temporary Outdoor Expansions for Restaurants and Bars
Support Services - 2019 Novel Coronavirus
Aggregated List of Resources
Small Business Emergency Relief Program
In response to COVID-19, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity is working on connecting our Denver business community to the most appropriate resources in our region. The first step is to let us know how your business is being impacted by filling out this questionnaire. Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) staff will evaluate your information and help you identify the most appropriate support for you and your business.
Denver Microloan Program
Provides loans from $5,000-$50,000. Provides lending capital and support services to small businesses to support their stabilization efforts.
State of Colorado
Reopen Your Business | Energize Colorado
Find actionable information to help manage your business during COVID-19 & Build a plan for reopening your business
Colorado Office of Economic Development Business Resource Center
State and federal resources for small businesses.
U.S. Small Business Association Low-Interest Disaster Loans
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Specifically For Restaurants
Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation
Resources for restaurants and workers coping with the COVID-19 emergency, including relief funds, financial assistance, unemployment information, and more.
To Go Denver
List of takeout, delivery, and curbside options in Denver.
Denver Arts and Venues Artist Assistance Fund
Denver Arts & Venues has created the IMAGINE 2020 Artist Assistance Fund to support individual artists who are experiencing immediate, unforeseen emergency needs due to COVID-19. Through the IMAGINE 2020 Artist Assistance Fund, Denver Arts & Venues has allocated $130,000 towards grants of up to $1,000 to individual artists who live in Denver whose incomes are being adversely affected due to cancellation of events, classes, performances, and other creative work.
Creative Capital Artist Resources (updated regularly)
List of resources, including grants, emergency funds, and other assistance for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals.
Colorado Creative Industries List of Resources
List of national and state resources. They are also working with federal, state, and local partners to secure potential recovery funding and technical assistance opportunities
RedLine Gallery Resources for Artists
Includes a survey to best understand current artist needs.
Artwork Archive List of Financial Relief Resources
Emergency resources, as well as crowdfunding efforts.
Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) Resource List (updated regularly)
Resources plus webinars and virtual events.
In light of the recent pandemic, Annuity.org (a free web finance resource, accredited by the Better Business Bureau) has created a COVID-19 Financial Guide to provide information for the many small businesses, individuals and families, and health care providers that have been impacted financially.