The Science and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) is a tiny tax that does big things. One penny for every $10 purchase creates tourism, jobs, economic activity and access to culture.
How is culture funded in Arapahoe County?
The volunteer-based Arapahoe County Cultural Council reviews applications and makes a purposeful recommendation to Board of County Commissioners for approval of funding. For 2021, Arapahoe County will award 31 organizations more than $1.46M to support general operating costs, and the County also will award funding to 54 projects in the amount of $819,722.81.
Awards total $2,282,528.68, a 35 percent increase over the previous year.
Apply for Funding
The 13 members of the Cultural Council are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to serve three-year terms.
- Marilyn Cross, Vice-Chair
- Carolyn Moershel, Assistant Secretary
- Open Position: Centennial Resident
Apply or learn more about Citizen Boards and Committees.