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DENVER – Applications are now being accepted to fill one vacancy on the Denver County Cultural Council. The cultural council is a board authorized by the State of Colorado, appointed by Denver City Council and managed by Denver Arts & Venues to distribute Scientific & Cultural Facilities District Tier III revenues to science and cultural organizations in Denver.

City Council is seeking applicants with active community involvement at the neighborhood level and professional, volunteer or advocatory experience in an art, cultural, scientific or historical organization.  Applicants should have a citywide perspective and be willing to commit at least 15 to 20 hours per month to the cultural council during the annual grant application review period, from March through June.

Applicants must:

  • Be a resident of the City and County of Denver
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Not be a current board member or paid staff of any organization applying for Tier III funding
  • Be willing to disclose any conflict of interest

Applications are due by Monday, August 14. 

The Denver County Cultural Council is comprised of 11 voting members. Three are ex-officio, representing citywide organizations, and eight are community representatives selected from interested applicants. The vacancy is for a 2-, 3-, or 4-year term, renewable for an additional term, up to a maximum of six years.

For additional information, contact Denver Arts & Venues Director of Cultural Affairs Tariana Navas-Nieves at tariana.navas@denvergov.org or 720-865-5552.