The Community Arts Fund is a vehicle for donors to provide funding directly to art projects in Boulder County. The following list of frequently asked questions explain more about the fund.
The Community Arts Fund was established as a vehicle for businesses, groups and individuals to provide much needed funding for Boulder County arts projects. Art created in the community, by local artists, supported by the community.
Each time a contribution is made to the fund the amount is automatically recorded and tracked. Everytime the fund reaches the target amount, a Request For Proposals (RFP) will be advertised to the BCAA email list and posted to the BCAA website homepage. The proposal deadline will be three weeks from the initial posting of the RFP, and a panel will determine the winning submission within a week of the proposal deadline. Proposals will only be accepted electronically in the form provided on the BCAA website.
There are fees associated with your contribution. 95% of the donation goes directly to the Community Arts Fund, 5% supports the administration of this fund, covers the credit card processing fee and other BCAA artist support services.
When the fund reaches the target amount, a Request for Proposals (RFP) will be advertised to the BCAA email list (subscribe here) and posted on the BCAA website home page: www.bouldercountyarts.org.
Proposals must be submitted online through the BCAA website. Proposals will be accepted only during the submission period, which starts with the posting of the RFP and ends three weeks later (the proposal deadline).
The online proposal form may be found here.
Please read the guidelines or contact the BCAA office if you have any questions.
You may contribute online using a credit card (Mastercard or Visa) by clicking "Contribute to the Fund" in the Community Arts Fund widget on the left side of each page of the BCAA website.
Or, you may call in or mail a contribution to the BCAA office and designate that the donation is to be applied to the CAF. Please make checks payable to "Boulder County Arts Alliance."
Yes, your contribution to the fund, administrated by Boulder County Arts Alliance a registered 501(c)3 non-profit, is tax deductible.