Scientific & Cultural Facilities District
Since 1989, Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) has distributed funds from a 1/10th of 1% sales-and-use tax to cultural facilities throughout the seven-county Denver, Colorado, metropolitan area. The funds support cultural facilities whose primary purpose is to enlighten and entertain the public through the production, presentation, exhibition, advancement, and preservation of art, music, theatre, dance, zoology, botany, natural history, and cultural history.
The Bonfils-Stanton Foundation advances excellence in Arts and Culture, Community Service, and Science and Medicine. The Foundation’s grant program invests in arts organizations working to make Denver, Colorado, a leading creative region. Its leadership programs support outstanding nonprofit leaders and celebrate significant contributions in arts and humanities, community service, and science and medicine.
Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust
The Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust was established to promote, advance, and further the interest in the performing arts for the benefit of the people of the City and County of Denver, Colorado, and to provide support for specific charities named by the donor.
Laura Jane Musser Fund
The Laura Jane Musser Fund was established by the estate of Laura Jane Musser of Little Falls, Minnesota, to continue the personal philanthropy that she practiced in her lifetime.
Colorado Creative Industries
Colorado Creative Industries sees a future where Colorado is a premiere “Creative Economy.” CCI strives to create a strong brand identity, a Top 10 reputation, and create significant and sustained investment in the creative sector where creative entrepreneurs and enterprises will flourish.
National Endowment for the Arts
Established by Congress in 1965, the NEA is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities.