Awarded Grants

Arts & Culture Grants

Allied Arts, Inc.
$4,000 to support the financial aid program for young artists

Art Students League of Denver
$20,000 to support public arts programming and outreach

ArtHyve, Inc.
$4,000 to support the Archives as Muse program

Athena Project
$8,000 to support the 2018 Music Festival

Augustana Arts
$15,000 to support the 2017-2018 Stratus Chamber Orchestra Annual Concert Series

Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado
$15,000 for general operating support

Buntport Theater Company
$20,000 for general operating support

Café Cultura
$7,500 to support Art in the Park

Central City Opera House Association
$75,000 for general operating support

Central City Opera House Association
$40,000 to support CCOPresents!

Children’s Museum of Denver, Inc.
$30,000 to support Arts Engagement and Education Programming

Cleo Parker Robinson New Dance Theatre Inc.
$80,000 for continued support of capacity building efforts as part of the Campaign for CPRD’s Future

Clyfford Still Museum
$250,000 to support activities related to the establishment of the museum

The Colorado Authors League Inc
$4,000 to support the 2018 Colorado Book Festival

Colorado Ballet Company
$55,000 for general operating support

Colorado Children’s Chorale
$40,000 for general operating support

Colorado Photographic Arts Center
$15,000 for general operating support

Colorado Symphony Association
$10,000 to help support development of a Business and Financial Plan for a new concert hall

Colorado Symphony Association
$100,000 for general operating support

Curious Theatre Company
$30,000 to support patron cultivation, development, and engagement efforts

Curious Theatre Company
$40,000 for general operating support

The Denver Architectural Foundation
$15,000 to support the 2018 Doors Open Denver Arts & Culture Activities

The Denver Art Museum
$700,000 to support Vision 2021: North Building Renovation

Denver Biennial of the Americas
$50,000 to help implement Fábrica de Arte Cubano and to assist with marketing efforts for public engagement

Denver Botanic Gardens
$50,000 to support the Bonfils-Stanton Lecture Series

Denver Brass Inc
$25,000 to support Denver Brass: The Next Generation

Denver Film Society
$25,000 to support the annual mini-festivals

The Denver Foundation
$12,000 for an Arts Innovation Fund grant to support Colorado Art Tank

Denver Theatre District
$15,000 to support the 2018 SUPERNOVA Digital Animation Festival

Denver Young Artists Orchestra
$20,000 for general operating support

Downtown Denver Events Inc
$50,000 to support the Happy City project

Friends of Chamber Music
$20,000 to support Audience Development and Educational Outreach Programs

Lighthouse Writers Workshop Inc
$20,000 to support The Writer’s Studio program

Mexican Cultural Center
$25,000 for general operating support

Mizel Center for Arts and Culture
$15,000 to support the 2017 JAAMM Festival

Museo de las Americas
$45,000 for general operating support and the Membership Revitalization Project

Museum of Contemporary Art – Denver
$100,000 for general operating support

Opera Colorado
$65,000 for general operating support

Platteforum
$15,000 to support activation of The Temple for creative community collaboration

RedLine
$200,000 to support the Arts in Society initiative

RedLine
$25,000 for general operating support

Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network Inc
$500,000 in capital funds to support a new performance studio within the Buell Public Media Center

Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network Inc
$50,000 to support the production and broadcast of Arts District across multiple platforms

Springboard for the Arts
$30,000 to support IdeaLab 3.0 and expand coverage of Denver artists through a national platform

St. Martin’s Chamber Choir
$15,000 for general operating support

Stories on Stage
$10,000 for general operating support

Su Teatro
$35,000 for general operating support

Swallow Hill Music Association
$25,000 for general operating support

Wonderbound
$100,000 for general operating support and capital equipment

Youth on Record
$25,000 to develop and launch the Youth on Record Colorado Music Podcast

Sector Leadership Development

Grantmakers in the Arts
$60,000 to support 2017 general operating expenses and the 2019 GIA Annual Conference in Denver

Colorado Association of Funders
$5,000 to support the creation of an arts funders affinity group and assist with website updates

Colorado Nonprofit Association
$20,000 to build the capacity of nonprofit arts leaders

University of Denver
$7,000 to support the Institute for Leaders in Development at University College

Total Grants Paid in Fiscal Year 2018:  $3,496,748.22

Total Grants Paid in Fiscal Year 2017:  $3,189,606.93