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Life is more colorful with SCFD

We fund culture

Seven counties. 300 organizations. One mission: To make sure you have amazing experiences. Let us introduce you to our funded partners.

Updated Wings Over the Rockies logo
Cultural History
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
Mission Statement
To educate and inspire people of all ages about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future.
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1 of 323 organizations funded by SCFD
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Performing Arts
Parker Symphony Orchestra
Mission Statement
To perform orchestral music that will educate, entertain, and inspire the people of Parker, Colorado and the surrounding communities.
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1 of 323 organizations funded by SCFD
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Performing Arts
Gift of Jazz
Mission Statement
To enrich the community through the creation, promotion, and preservation of the art of Jazz in the Rocky Mountain region, and to broaden the audience for jazz music through jazz education and outreach.
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Performing Arts
Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra
Mission Statement
To be a first-class community orchestra performing orchestral music in the city of Lone Tree and South Metro Denver, to enable musicians to perform orchestral music at a high standard, and to enrich the lives of community members through music.
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Platte Valley Players logo
Performing Arts
Platte Valley Players
Mission Statement
To enrich, educate, and entertain our community members by providing a creative and superior theatrical experience and create an outlet for community involvement toward quality entertainment.
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Denver Film logo
Cultural History
Denver Film Society
Mission Statement
To develop opportunities for diverse audiences to discover film through creative, thought-provoking experiences.
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South Suburban Parks and Recreation logo
Natural History
South Suburban Parks and Recreation – Nature Programs
Mission Statement
To further the appreciation of natural open space for our community through direct positive experiences.
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Colorado Wind Ensemble logo
Performing Arts
Colorado Wind Ensemble
Mission Statement
To provide opportunities for musicians to create, and audiences to experience, exceptional live performances of the rich and varied genres of music for woodwind, brass and percussion.
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Performing Arts
Intermezzo Academy of Music
Mission Statement
Intermezzo is a 501(c)(3) that provides music education in north Denver and northern suburbs—both ensemble and private lessons—regardless of financial status. We offer opportunities for undergrad music students to teach ensembles and private lessons. We fill the gap left by canceled music programs in public schools and support existing programs. We are a safety net for at-risk youth.
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Performing Arts
Sound of the Rockies
Mission Statement
To entertain with excellence To mold singers* of all ages To enrich and inspire our communities Sound of the Rockies is an affiliate of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS) This IRS filing covers BHS and affiliates: BHS VISION: Everyone in Harmony: A B
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Don’t paws here!

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

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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.

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Four Mile Historic Park
Free Fridays at Four Mile
Fri Apr 26, 10AM-4PM
Denver, CO
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The Art Garage
Open Studio: Need space to work on your art? Join our monthly open studio available at a pay-what-you-can donation to The Art Garage! This is a chance to bring your own work and materials, engage in a focused environment surrounded by other local artists, work at your own pace, and give and get creative feedback. *Please read our Code of Conduct and reach out to The Art Garage staff at 303-377-2353 or info@artgaragedenver.com to inquire about bringing special materials such as oil paints, ceramics, and encaustics.
Fri Apr 26, 5:30-8:30PM
Denver, CO
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Roshni
Open Mic & Mingle: Open Mic & Mingle is our ongoing effort to bring together Community, Art and Artists of all genres and disciplines. It takes place every 4th Friday of the month at House of Friendship on 9641 E 16th Ave, Aurora.
Fri Apr 26, 6-8PM
Aurora, CO
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science
SCFD Free Day - Satisfy your science curiosity during our SCFD Free Days and Free Nights. No need to reserve your ticket ahead of time online. Walk up anytime during Free Days or Free Nights and gain access to the Wildlife Halls or our permanent exhibitions. A separate ticket is required if you'd like to visit the planetarium or the brand-new Infinity Theater.
Sun Apr 28, 9AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Clyfford Still Museum
Día del Niño Celebration Program: Join the Clyfford Still Museum for a city-wide celebration of children worldwide during Día del Niño (Day of the Child) from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2024. Stop by the Museum’s outdoor forecourt to participate in an art-making session with a Denver-based artist. Enjoy child-friendly dance performances by local groups on the forecourt. This activity is free, and no registration is required. This event will be on a SCFD Free day.
Sun Apr 28, 10AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Denver Art Museum
Free Days at the DAM: Engage with art, explore onsite activities, and experience exhibitions on view all while enjoying free general admission!
Sun Apr 28, 10AM-9PM
Denver, CO
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Brightonmusic Choir and Orchestra Inc.
Stage and Screen Concert
Sun Apr 28, 4-6PM
Brighton, CO
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PlatteForum
What Makes It Home: Resident Artist Show by Heather Schulte and PlatteForum's ArtLab Youth Interns - Through an immersive and interactive installation, viewers will be invited to settle in and engage with domestic objects and settings as an intersection of private and public space. We will consider questions of shelter, health, and safety and how they are inextricable from each other and economic and political contexts.
Fri May 03, 6-8PM
Denver, CO
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Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Shakespeare in the Parking Lot: See Shakespeare in the Parking Lot's Romeo and Juliet at DPL: Schlessman Family Branch Library 100 Poplar St, Denver, CO 80220
Sat May 04, 2-4PM
Denver, CO
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There's so much culture to experience. Learn more about SCFD-funded organizations here.
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Wonder looks good on you

Culture creates vibrancy for us individually and collectively. It gives our kids a unique perspective and understanding of the world. It inspires all of us to get off the couch, discover the radical and the beautiful, and stretches our capacity to be transformed. Through our diverse, local culture, we come together, we come to new ideas, we come to our senses.

Following in the Footsteps of Dr. Martin Lockley at Dinosaur Ridge

Dinosaur Ridge, the world-renowned dinosaur track site just 30 minutes from Denver, provides a pathway straight to a local legacy. Since it opened in 1989, visitors have been able to…

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A rehearsal of Roshni's play, Yatra: A Journey to Truth, Light and Life
The Power of a Story
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Ars Nova Singers posing together
The Local Vocals of ASCENT: A Boulder Soundwalk
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Lutheran High School Performers at Parker Arts Shakespeare Festival
Parker Arts fuses community and young creatives
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