Adams County buildings - including the Government Center, Human Services Center, and Motor Vehicle locations - are now open Tuesday-Friday, 7 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Some departments are open by appointment only. Find modified office hours here.
Adams County is now under an extended Safer-at-Home Order until further notice. For more information on the order, visit the Tri-County Health Department site at

Adams County Cultural Council

The Adams County Cultural Council recommends SCFD funding disbursement to Tier III organizations serving Adams County. In 2019, the Adams County Cultural Council awarded more than 1.7 million dollars to nearly 80 organizations that bring arts, culture, science and history to our schools, communities and residents. 

Tier III Organization Resources

Save the Date! Thursday, October 15 is the Adams County Tier III Check Presentation Ceremony. Details to come.

SCFD Tier III Resources and Funding Information

Interested in becoming a Tier III SCFD organization, or just want to learn more about SCFD?

  • June 25, 2020 - Adams County Grant Allocation Meeting, 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. Public questions must be submitted in advance of meeting, to
  • July 21, 2020 - Study Session with County Commissioners, 10 a.m. tentative date, details to come
  • August 4, 2020 - Public Hearing tentative date, details to come
  • September 10, 2020 – Cultural Council Retreat, details to come

Agendas & Minutes


January 30, 2020 Agenda Minutes


October 17, 2019 AgendaMinutes
September 12, 2019 (Council Retreat) AgendaMinutes
June 27, 2019 Agenda Minutes
May 23, 2019 Agenda Minutes
May 16, 2019 Agenda Minutes
May 2, 2019 Agenda Minutes
April 25, 2019 Agenda Minutes
April 18, 2019 AgendaMinutes
January 24, 2019 Agenda Minutes

Cultural Council Members

Joyce Downing, Chair
Carol Norberg, Vice-chair
Clarence Colburn, Secretary
Patricia Dwyer
Ed Hanson
Megan Hartline
Jeffry Lapin
Lynn Sites
Dana Manyothane, SCFD Liaison
Zoe Ocampo, Adams County Liaison

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Adams County Cultural Council, learn more here


Zoe Ocampo, Arts & Culture Liaison
9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton, CO 80601
303.637.8028 | Email