Our Funders

Since 1989, Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) has distributed funds from a 1/10 of 1% sales and use tax to cultural facilities throughout the seven-county Denver, Colorado metropolitan area. The funds support cultural facilities whose primary purpose is to enlighten and entertain the public through the production, presentation, exhibition, advancement and preservation of art, music, theatre, dance, zoology, botany, natural history and cultural history.

Denver Foundation

The mission of The Denver Foundation is to inspire people and mobilize resources to strengthen our community. Since 1925, The Denver Foundation has helped generous people like you to be catalysts for good by building charitable legacies.

As Colorado’s oldest and largest community foundation, we help people give back to Metro Denver in ways that are meaningful — to them and to the community.

The Denver Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Denver Ballet Guild

The Denver Ballet Guild is a volunteer organization supporting and celebrating the beauty and power of all types of dance. The mission of the Denver Ballet Guild shall be to stimulate interest in ballet and other forms of dance; to promote dance at all levels; to conduct dance education; to develop audiences; to conduct fundraising activities to support and promote dance and to disburse funds for such purposes.


Colorado Creative Industries believes in the power of creativity to inspire human connections, create social change and support economic vibrancy throughout Colorado. We believe in the practice of creation, the artists and entrepreneurs who contribute to our rich culture and the benefits of our creative economy.

The company acknowledges with gratitude the generous financial support from the following individual donors:

Jane and Edward Wasson


Stacey Temple


David Andrews

Bob Delavalle and Lisa Schilling

Rachel and Dan Kahn-Fogel

Irene and Raymond Friedlob

Janet and Gary Jacobs

Eliza Kuelthau


Kent Beaber and Rya Merschat

Maureen Breeze and Cole Mehlmann

Joan Brown

Virginia and Diane Butler

Cathy and Peter Buirski

Christy Cutler and Bill Walters

Alan Chen and Anne Ertmann

Kereen and Michael Happe

Duane F. Hueneke

Lynn and David Hurst

Hannah Kahn and Arthur Best

Barbara and Darwin Kuhlmann

Jack and Janie North

Becky Peterson

Madison and Shelby Ramey

Deborah Reshotko

Ashley and Eli Wald

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