A nonprofit membership organization of art, science and cultural organizations funded by the SCFD

Alliance Project Grant Application

Application is now closed.

Opening Date: Mon Feb 3, 2020

Deadline EXTENDED : May 28, 2020

K-12 Public and Charter Schools

Eligible Counties: Arapahoe, Broomfield, Douglas Counties (with the exception of Castle Rock and Larkspur)

The Alliance Grant may undergo significant changes before the start of the school year due to the financial impact of COVID-19 on our organizations. We will communicate with schools as our planning develops.


Before Applying for The Grant

1. Read over grant guidelines and requirements.

2. Bring together a team of 5-8 teachers across the disciplines of Language Arts, Social Science, Science, Visual Arts, Theatre, Music/Dance or other. Choose a Lead teacher. Inform your Principal of your application.

3. Communicate with the team of how you will select a cohort of up to 180 students who will be the primary recipients of the grant.

4. With your team, share the list of 27 eligible organizations (found in the grant guidelines) that are providers of the grant. Have each teacher look up their Education programs on www.Explorableplaces.com

5. Each teacher should make note of which programs interest them and could enhance their curriculum.

6. Lead teacher will collect all teacher’s names, disciplines, email and phone numbers as well as a brief statement from each teacher regarding the programs they are interested in. The team should also provide input to the Lead as to why your school should receive the grant. Keep it handy for the application.

7. Apply! Once you have collected all the above information in advance, the application should take approximately 30 minutes or less to complete. You should receive a confirmation email upon successful submission.


The Collaborative of the SCFD, formerly the Scientific & Cultural Collaborative (SCC), is a non-profit membership organization comprised of Tier I and Tier II art, science and cultural organizations funded by the SCFD, a cultural tax in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson Counties that funds over 300 organizations.

The Collaborative utilizes membership fees from Tier I and Tier II SCFD organizations to provide services to the members and larger community.
Since 1994, The Collaborative of the SCFD members have worked together by investing a portion of their SCFD awards into joint education and public awareness ventures. In essence: "to do things together that we could not do alone” through collaboration, regional service, and accessibility.