The Arapahoe County Cultural Council solicits and screens applications from eligible non-profit and/or governmental entities for Arapahoe County’s portion of the SCFD 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.

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.

  • Trina Campbell, Chair
  • Marilyn Cross, Vice-Chair
  • Kelly Wardrope, Secretary
  • Carolyn Moershel, Assistant Secretary
  • Ash Bassim
  • Kira Broer
  • Peter Faris
  • Megan Kennedy
  • Katherine McMurray
  • George Peck
  • Catherine Pomeroy
  • Idris Keith
  • Open Position – Centennial Resident


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