Downtown Business & Property Owner Resources

Downtown Tucson Partnership (DTP) is here to help merchants located within the downtown Business Improvement District. The health and safety of Downtown Tucson is our #1 priority, and this includes the dozens of unique and local businesses who call the district home. DTP is committed to benchmarking programs downtown to provide a model that local governments and other business associations can replicate in other areas of Tucson.

Business Support and Programs

DTP provides the following grants and programs to support businesses. To be eligible for these opportunities, businesses must be located within the downtown Business Improvement District (BID) and the property owner must be up to date on BID payment.

Downtown Grant Programs

In an effort to help businesses overcome the financial, marketing and operational challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Downtown Tucson Partnership has teamed up with Pima County to create the Downtown Outdoor Café Grant and Downtown Rebound Grant Programs.

Learn more about the grant programs →

COVID-19 Business Resources

In these unprecedented times, businesses are in flux. Some are shuttered; many keep limited hours. Here are some resources we've put together to help you get back to business as unusual.

COVID-19 Business Resources →

Keeping Your Property and Business Safe

The health and safety of downtown Tucson is the DTP’s #1 priority. We work closely with the Tucson Police Department (TPD) to ensure that your properties remain safe as possible.

Fixes and Strategies for Safe Property →

Clean and Safe Support

Our purple-shirted ambassadors work around the clock cleaning streets and sidewalks, and removing litter, weeds and graffiti. Each one of our team members is a Visit Tucson Certified Tourism Ambassador, greeting visitors and providing tourism information and directions.

Clean & Safe Initiatives →

Beautification & Greenscape

Downtown Tucson Partnership landscaping initiatives can be seen throughout the downtown streets, sidewalks and parks providing color and greenery year-round. We make our community beautiful, pleasant and safe by adding quality street furnishings to our parks and sidewalks.

Beautification & Greenscape Programs →

Merchants and Retail Council

The Downtown Merchants and Retail Council is a group of active business members in Downtown Tucson that includes owners, operators and staff of retail, restaurants, shops, hotels, services, museums, theaters, bars and offices.

Learn more about the Merchants and Retail Council →

DTP Connects

In collaboration with various Tucson nonprofits, we are reducing homelessness in our city. Through a partnership with Old Pueblo Community Services (OPCS), individuals experiencing homelessness receive services and are placed in homes and shelters using the Housing First model. On-site interviews and assessments are provided by a dedicated community engagement specialist via a DTP Connects mobile unit. The mobile unit continues to make contact with individuals every weekday.

DTP Connects Homeless Outreach Program →


Resources and Quick Links