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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.

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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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 312 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 312 organizations funded by SCFD
Cultural History
Centro Cultural Mexicano (Mexican Cultural Center)
Mission Statement
To increase awareness of Mexico's splendid traditions of travel, cuisine, art, music and handcrafts among the audiences of Colorado.
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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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Performing Arts
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Mission Statement
To provide cross-cultural instruction, performances and enrichment programs empowering all our communities by cultivating the healthy mind, body and spirit development for intergenerational students, artists and audiences.
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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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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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Visual Arts
Downtown Aurora Visual Arts (DAVA)
Mission Statement
To strengthen the community through the arts with a primary focus on youth engagement. Every student that walks through our doors experiences the transformative power of high quality out-of-school programs that develop art, social, and life skills.
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Natural Sciences
Denver Botanic Gardens
Mission Statement
To connect people with plants, especially plants from the Rocky Mountain region and similar regions around the world, providing delight and enlightenment to everyone.
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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)
Ocean First Institute
Marine Science Ocean Discovery Center Classes: Every Monday and Friday we will be offering free Marine Science courses for middle and high school students in person at our Ocean First Discovery Center, where we have a dissection lab, touch tank, coral reef tank and digital microscope lab. Attendance is limited to 8 students per class with COVID mask restrictions enforced.
Fri May 07, 1-4PM
Boulder, CO
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Longmont Museum
Longmont Museum Free Day! Timed-ticket reservations are required through July 2021. Free days at the Longmont Museum occur every 2nd Saturday and include admission to our special exhibitions, permanent galleries, and interactive kids' treehouse.
Sat May 08, 9AM-3PM
Longmont, CO
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Ocean First Institute
Marine Science Ocean Discovery Center Classes: Every Monday and Friday we will be offering free Marine Science courses for middle and high school students in person at our Ocean First Discovery Center, where we have a dissection lab, touch tank, coral reef tank and digital microscope lab. Attendance is limited to 8 students per class with COVID mask restrictions enforced.
Mon May 10, 1-4PM
Boulder, CO
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Four Mile Historic Park
Four Mile Free Days
Fri May 14, 10AM-4PM
Glendale, CO
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Ocean First Institute
Marine Science Ocean Discovery Center Classes: Every Monday and Friday we will be offering free Marine Science courses for middle and high school students in person at our Ocean First Discovery Center, where we have a dissection lab, touch tank, coral reef tank and digital microscope lab. Attendance is limited to 8 students per class with COVID mask restrictions enforced.
Fri May 14, 1-4PM
Boulder, CO
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Parlando School of Musical Arts
Commissioned Composer New Works Concert
Sat May 15, 5:15-6:15PM
Boulder, CO
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Ocean First Institute
Marine Science Ocean Discovery Center Classes: Every Monday and Friday we will be offering free Marine Science courses for middle and high school students in person at our Ocean First Discovery Center, where we have a dissection lab, touch tank, coral reef tank and digital microscope lab. Attendance is limited to 8 students per class with COVID mask restrictions enforced.
Mon May 17, 1-4PM
Boulder, CO
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Clyfford Still Museum
SCFD Free Days - Reserve Tickets in Advance
Wed May 19, 10AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Ocean First Institute
Marine Science Ocean Discovery Center Classes: Every Monday and Friday we will be offering free Marine Science courses for middle and high school students in person at our Ocean First Discovery Center, where we have a dissection lab, touch tank, coral reef tank and digital microscope lab. Attendance is limited to 8 students per class with COVID mask restrictions enforced.
Fri May 21, 1-4PM
Boulder, CO
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There's so much culture to experience. Learn more about SCFD-funded organizations here.
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