The North Fork Valley Creative Coalition is a nonprofit organization that manages the North Fork Valley Creative District, one of 21 certified creative districts in Colorado.
The Creative District Certification process focuses on defining specific geographic areas that can attract artists and creative entrepreneurs to a community, infuse new energy and innovation and enhance economic and civic capital. Creative Districts are hubs of economic activity, enhancing the area as an appealing place to live, visit and conduct business, as well as generate new economic activity. Program support offers selected communities access to financial and technical support and networking and training programs. Primary recipients are Colorado communities, including local government entities and nonprofit cultural organizations within and surrounding the Certified Creative Districts.
SPACE TO CREATE PAONIA
Space to Create Paonia, is one of a number of projects that will be launched in eight regions in Colorado’s rural, small town and mountain communities over the next three years. Each project will be driven by community needs for workforce housing and commercial space for artists and creative entrepreneurs.
Space to Create Paonia will advance a feasibility analysis of creative sector workforce space in the town of Paonia. The initiative will begin with a preliminary feasibility study and community engagement work, followed by an arts market survey.
MARKETING THE NORTH FORK VALLEY
FINAL FRIDAY FROLICS
NFVCC sponsors Art Walks in Downtown Paonia from May – September.
We offer Professional Development Workshops from January – April
KIDS’ ART ACTIVITIES
NFVCC offers creative activities for children at the Paonia Pickin’ in the Park music events on Thursdays in August.