Science and Cultural Facilities District

The Arapahoe County Cultural Council solicits and screens applications from eligible non-profit and/or governmental entities for Arapahoe County’s portion of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District sales tax. The Cultural Council prepares a recommended distribution plan, and forwards the recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for review, ratification and submittal to the SCFD Board of Directors for funding approval.

The 2016 SCFD Tier III Grant Funds were allocated on August 2. Review the full list of allocated funds.

Apply for Funding

The application period closes in mid-March each year for groups interested in applying for Tier III SCFD funding from Arapahoe County. Learn about the funding process and online application.

Serve on the Committee

The 13 members of the Cultural Council are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to serve two-year terms.
  • Nancy Lindsey, Chair
  • Kirk Bateman
  • Barbara Duff
  • Peter Faris
  • Brenda Rolling
  • Marilyn Cross
  • Julie Patterson
  • Sharon Rouse
  • Douglas Rudig
  • Jeannette Shea
  • Onkarpreet Singh
  • James "Jim" Taylor
  • Debra Wilcox
Learn about Citizen Board and Committees.