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Life is more colorful with SCFD

We fund culture

Seven counties. 320 organizations. One mission: To make sure you have amazing experiences. Let us introduce you to our funded partners.

Natural Sciences
Thorne Nature Experience
Mission Statement
To build Earth stewardship by providing youth with joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences that foster an emotional connection to nature.
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1 of 319 organizations funded by SCFD
Performing Arts
Foothills-Arts & Events Agency
Mission Statement
To create, establish, put on, and provide classes and opportunities for District-wide cultural arts services for the benefit of the taxpayers of the District.
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1 of 319 organizations funded by SCFD
Natural Sciences
HawkQuest
Mission Statement
To provide an educational opportunity to understand and appreciate the interaction of wild living things in their natural environment, and the importance of preserving the world in which they live.
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1 of 319 organizations funded by SCFD
Cultural History
Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum
Mission Statement
To preserve the memories of America's military history and strengthen the bonds to the community by facilitating the stories of veterans as supported by displays and artifacts for the benefit and education of generations to come.
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Performing Arts
Colorado Chamber Players
Mission Statement
To provide access to great music, thus bringing beauty into people's lives.
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1 of 319 organizations funded by SCFD
Natural History
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Mission Statement
Be a catalyst! Ignite our community's passion for nature and science.
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1 of 319 organizations funded by SCFD
Cultural History
Forney Museum of Transportation
Mission Statement
The Forney Museum of Transportation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which exists to collect, preserve, and exhibit items of artistic, historical and technological interest relating to transportation for the purposes of education and personal enrichment.
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Performing Arts
Boulder Opera
Mission Statement
To making opera accessible, inspiring and engaging to the community.
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1 of 319 organizations funded by SCFD
Visual Arts
Clyfford Still Museum
Mission Statement
To preserve, exhibit, study, and foster engagement with its unique collections. To generate outstanding exhibitions, scholarly research, educational and other cross-disciplinary programs that broaden the definition of a "single-artist" museum. Be a gathering place for the exploration of innovation and individual artistic endeavor.
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Natural History
Wild Bear Nature Center
Mission Statement
To provide year-round educational programs to people of all ages to foster a lifelong appreciation of the environment and to promote an environmentally aware, responsible and ecologically sound community.
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1 of 319 organizations funded by SCFD

Don’t paws here!

SCFD funds over 300 organizations in the 7-county Denver metro area.

Free Days Are Back

Enjoy in-person and virtual programming from the cultural community. Please always check with organizations prior to attending as dates and times are subject to change.

Discipline
Location
Date(s)
Denver Botanic Gardens
SCFD Free Days at Plains Conservation Center
Thu Jan 20, 10AM-3PM
Aurora, CO
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Philippine-American Society of Colorado (PASCO)
Hello Pilipinas Production - This is a virtual Filipino cultural production showcasing music, dance and fashion in the islands of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
Fri Jan 21, All Day
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Denver Zoo
Denver Zoo Community Free Days
Sat Jan 22, 10AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Denver Art Museum
Free Day at the Denver Art Museum is made possible by Your 6 Front Range Toyota Stores and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).
Sat Jan 22, 10AM-9PM
Denver, CO
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2022 SCFD Free Day @ DMNS
Sun Jan 23, 9AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Rattlesnake Kate DCPAccess Tickets On Sale - AS LOW AS $10. DCPAccess Tickets for select dates will be based on best availability. Buy online only. Offer not available by phone nor in-person. Tickets cost $10.00 each (plus $1.50 service fee per ticket) for Theatre Company shows. Limit 4 tickets per show. All sales are final and refunds are not permitted. Exchanges are subject to availability and may incur additional ticket costs in addition to exchange fees. Read all DCPA ticketing terms and conditions.
Tue Jan 25, All Day
Denver, CO
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Denver Center for the Performing Arts
In the Upper Room DCPAccess Tickets On Sale - AS LOW AS $10. DCPAccess Tickets for select dates will be based on best availability. Buy online only. Offer not available by phone nor in-person. Tickets cost $10.00 each (plus $1.50 service fee per ticket) for Theatre Company shows. Limit 4 tickets per show. All sales are final and refunds are not permitted. Exchanges are subject to availability and may incur additional ticket costs in addition to exchange fees. Read all DCPA ticketing terms and conditions.
Tue Jan 25, All Day
Denver, CO
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2022 Free Night @ DMNS
Sat Jan 29, 5-9PM
Denver, CO
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Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Free English Paper Piecing Enthusiasts Group - Come share your current project or learn from others. Please wear a mask.
Tue Feb 01, 1-3PM
Golden, CO
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There's so much culture to experience. Learn more about SCFD-funded organizations here.
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