Thank you for being a part of the Colorado River District’s effort to protect the waters of the West Slope while supporting the individuals and communities who rely on it through the Community Funding Partnership. If you are just beginning the process and are interested in applying, please visit our CFP website.
Funding your project may be the first step, but it is certainly not the last, and we want to support our grantees throughout the entire process. Please see below for helpful, post-award resources, and don’t hesitate to reach out to staff with further questions.

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Contracting Process

Grantee Completes:

CRD Completes:

  • Contract Draft

Grantee Completes:

  • W9

  • Certificate of Insurance

  • Notice of 90 day Commencement (when applicable)

CRD Completes:

  • 25% Installment Payment

    (Takes about 3-4 weeks)

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Payment and Reports Process

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Communication Toolkit

When you’re ready to get the word out about your project, the  Grantee Communications Toolkit answers your questions about:
  • Press Releases – Check out this EXAMPLE from the Project 7 Water Authority, funded in the Fall of 2022
  • Signage
  • Logos
  • Social Media
  • Talking Points
For Logo Usage and media files, please visit our Media Kit website.