Colorado Creates – Colorado Creative Industries’ largest grant program provides financial support to help nonprofit cultural organizations and communities produce arts and cultural activities.
Career Advancement Awards – Colorado Creative Industries’ Career Advancement Awards support Colorado creative entrepreneurs and artists to help stimulate their commercial creative business.
- Cherry Days 4th of July Festival in Paonia
- Pickin in the Park – Free Music in Paonia Town Park every Thurs in August
- Mountain Harvest Fest Craft & Nonprofit Vending (Last Weekend of Sept)
- Blue Sage Holiday Arts Fair (First Weekend of Dec)
- Write On – Poetry & Prose Anthology & Reading (Submissions due Jan; Public Reading in May)
- Harvest of Voices (Submissions due early Sept; Public Reading at Mountain Harvest Fest at end of Sept)
- Paonia Fashion Show (Organized by the Unicorn Arts Collective every year)
- Fractured Atlas – Support services for the independent arts community such as health insurance, publicity, grants, and consulting.
- Creative Live.com – Free live online classes to build creative and business skills.
- Americans for the Arts – Tools and resources for arts leaders and professionals
- Movies for Makers – Learn to create videos to promote yourself and your creative business online