Discretionary Funding Grants

The Denver County Cultural Council (DCCC) sets aside 5% of the SCFD Denver Tier III allocation to provide discretionary funding in the areas of Capacity Building and Collaboration. Capacity Building grants support training, equipment and consultation including board development, facilitation of retreats or strategic planning, database, website, fundraising or accounting. Collaboration grants support collaborative projects amongst Tier III organizations. Capacity Building requests are considered bi-annually and Collaboration requests on an annual basis.

Capacity Building Guidelines
Capacity Building Application
Innovative Collaboration Guidelines
Innovative Collaboration Application
Capacity Building Grant Proposal Sample #1
Capacity Building Grant Proposal Sample #2
Innovative Collaboration Grant Proposal Sample #1
Innovative Collaboration Grant Proposal Sample #2

Schedule:

Annual Capacity Building Grant
Grants due: Monday, November 16, 2015 @ 4 p.m.
Final report due from previous grant: Friday, November 6, 2015 @ 4 p.m.
Committee review: Thursday, December 3, 2015 @ noon
DCCC Approval: Friday, December 11, 2015

Annual Innovative Collaboration Grant
Grants due: Monday, November 16, 2015 @ 4 p.m.
Final report due from previous grant: Friday, November 6, 2015 @ 4 p.m.

Committee review: Thursday, December 7, 2015 @ noon
DCCC Approval: Friday, December 11, 2015

For more information, contact:
Tariana Navas-Nieves
Director, Cultural Affairs
Denver Arts & Venues
720.865.4312
Tariana.Navas@denvergov.org