WOW! Children’s Museum Awarded $46,207 from SCFD Tier III
Lafayette, Colorado – WOW! Children’s Museum (World of Wonder) is pleased to announce that the Museum has received $46,207 in grants from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), Tier III.
This year, WOW! has received three separate grants from SCFD, Tier III including a $26,873 general operating support grant from Boulder County SCFD; a $13,500 general operating and a $2,134 program grant from Adams County SCFD and a $3,700 program grant from Broomfield County SCFD. WOW! will use the Adams County program grant to provide outreach science programming to Adams County Head Start classrooms and the Broomfield County program grant to provide outreach science programming to families at the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Library.
“We are thrilled to be among the many wonderful scientific and cultural organizations to receive funding from SCFD this year. These grants will allow the Museum to continue to bring quality arts, science and cultural programs and exhibits to children and their families in our community. Our sincerest thanks to SCFD, Tier III and the citizens of Colorado for your continued support!” said Jennifer Hinderliter, Executive Director, WOW! Children’s Museum.
Since 1989, Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) has distributed funds from a 1/10 of 1% sales and use tax to cultural facilities throughout the seven-county Denver, Colorado metropolitan area. The funds support cultural facilities whose primary purpose is to enlighten and entertain the public through the production, presentation, exhibition, advancement and preservation of art, music, theatre, dance, zoology, botany, natural history and cultural history. For more information visit: scfd.org