Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Adams County Awards SCFD Funds

The Adams County Board of Commissioners and Adams County Cultural Council held the annual Check Presentation Ceremony on Oct. 21, 2010. Over $700,000 was awarded to 43 organizations to fund local programs and visual arts projects.
Grant funds come from Adams County’s portion of Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) funds collected regionally. Recipients are selected by the eight-member Adams County Cultural Council and submitted to the Board of County Commissioners for final approval in public hearing.

The following organizations will receive SCFD funding:
Adams County Historical Society
Adams County Visual Arts Commission (for Adams County Government Center-Interior Courtyards Art Project)
Art from Ashes, Inc.
ArtReach, Inc.
Augustana Arts
Ballet Nouveau Colorado
Bluff Lake Nature Center
Boulder Ballet
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Brighton Cultural Arts Commission
Colorado Chamber Players
Colorado Educational Theatre
Colorado Friends of Old Time Music & Dance
Colorado Humanities
Colorado Wind Ensemble
Commerce City Youth Orchestra
David Taylor Dance Theatre
Denver Brass
Denver Municipal Band
Denver Urban Gardens
Denver Young Artists Orchestra Association
Downtown Aurora Visual Arts
Environmental Learning for Kids
Friends of Dinosaur Ridge
Golden Eagle Concert Band
Grand Design, Inc.
Historic Denver, Inc./Molly Brown House Museum
Imagination Makers Theater Company
Junior Symphony Guild
Kim Robards Dance
Museo de las Americas
New Dance Theatre
Northglenn Arts and Humanities Foundation
Northland Fine Arts Assoc dba Northland Chorale
Paideia School/The Park Hill Brass
Paletteers Art Club
Rocky Mountain Brassworks
Think 360: Arts Complete Education, Inc.
Thorne Ecological Institution
Thornton Arts, Sciences & Humanities Council
Very Special Arts of Colorado dba VSA Arts Colorado
Westminster Area Historical Society
Westminster Community Artists Series aka North Metro Arts Alliance

The SCFD provides funding for arts, scientific, cultural and historical organizations through a one-cent sales tax on every $10 spent. The SCFD funds more than 300 organizations throughout the seven-county metro area and is a nationally recognized model for cultural funding.

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