Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) works to advance Colorado’s creative economy by connecting business and the arts. We accomplish our mission through year-round advocacy, research, training, and arts engagement efforts. Become a CBCA Member today! Read our August 2015 Inside Track Newsletter


Dan Frost with SCFD Bear       Ark Life at 2013 Awards


Colorado Attorneys for the Arts

Colorado Attorneys for the Arts (CAFTA) will be rolling out across the state in summer 2015. CAFTA supports the growth of Colorado’s vibrant creative sector by matching qualified artists with volunteer attorneys ready to address discrete legal matters by lending their expertise. Colorado’s vitality depends on the growth, self-sufficiency and overall success of our creative sector.

Register to be a CAFTA Volunteer Attorney

CAFTA is recruiting volunteer attorneys. Your legal expertise is a valuable resource to Colorado’s creative economy!  CAFTA provides a unique opportunity for attorneys to work directly with Colorado’s creative community by helping artists, cultural nonprofits and creative businesses that are unable to pay with a variety of legal issues.

Download the Volunteer Attorney Registration Form. Submit your completed form via email to or mail it to 130 West 12th Ave, Denver, CO 80204.

Learn more about Colorado Attorneys for the Arts.


Participate in Leadership Arts

Leadership Arts is an innovative nine-month leadership training program that prepares people to serve on nonprofit Boards of Directors and increase their civic engagement. Leadership Arts educates, inspires and equips professionals from all sectors to be effective community leaders. It is the only program of its kind in the region focused on arts & culture.

CBCA is accepting applications for Leadership Arts 2015-2016. Download the application and the brochureApplications for Leadership Arts 2015-2016 are due by August 14, 2015.

Learn more about Leadership Arts.



Metro Denver arts & culture generated $1.85 billion 

in economic activity, revealed in new CBCA study

CBCA’s biennial Economic Activity Study of Metro Denver Culture demonstrates the financial and social impact of arts & culture on the Denver Metro area. Learn more about how SCFD-funded arts, cultural and scientific organizations act as economic drivers in to create and fuel jobs, attract tourists, spur business development, generate tax revenue, and help educate our children – now and into the future. You can read or download the full 2014 study.