The 2018 Grant Program cycle will open December 1, 2017.
Deadline for submission of a grant application for the 2018 cycle is January 31, 2018.
Grant applications for projects that protect, enhance or develop water resources in the 15-county area covered by the District are eligible for funding consideration. This includes all watersheds in north- and central- western Colorado, except the San Juan River basin.
Eligible projects must achieve one or more of the following:
- develop a new water supply
- improve an existing water supply system
- improve instream water quality
- improve water use efficiency
- reduce sediment
- implement watershed and riparian management actions
For more information please contact Dave Kanzer or Alesha Frederick at 970-945-8522; Colorado River District, 201 Centennial St., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: The River District is not responsible for lost and/or undelivered applications. The sponsor of the application will receive a confirmation from the River District when an application is received.
Additional grant opportunities:
Colorado’s Water Plan Grant Fund
Funding available for critical actions identified in the Colorado’s Water Plan and its Measurable Objectives.
This database of funding opportunities provides a nationwide comprehensive and searchable list.
Colorado Water Conservation Board Grants
The Colorado Water Conservation Board provides grants for numerous water-related projects.
Bureau of Reclamation WaterSMART Grants
The Bureau of Reclamation annual administers a series of funding opportunities under the “Water Smart” Program.