Energy, Water, and Environment Funding Sources

The Division of Local Government (DLG) created this resource to help local governments navigate the funding sources available through a variety of Federal and State programs. Sources are broken out by category below.

DISCLAIMER: This is not an exhaustive list and will be updated frequently as new information is available.

Funding Sources

Program Agency Type Eligibility
Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs FEMA Grants Local Governments
Enhanced Air Monitor Grant Competition EPA Grants Community Organizations, tribes, air agencies
Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) CEO Technical Assistance, Financing Local Governments
RENEW Grant for clean energy projects DOLA Grant Local Governments
Commericial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) CEO Loan Commercial and Multifamily Property Owners
Special Release of the Colorado Watershed Restoration Grant Program CWCB / DNR Grants Various: Local Governments, utilities, NGOs, community groups affected by fires in 2020.
State Revolving Fund Loan Program (SRF) CDPHE Loan Local Governments, water and sanitation districts, improvement districts, private nonprofit public water systems
Energy & Mineral Assistance Fund Grant and Loan Program (EIAF) DOLA Grants, Loans Local governments, special districts, school districts
Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) DOLA Grants Local Governments
Colorado Loans for Energy Upgrades (RENU) CEO Loan Individuals
Transfer $40M to Colorado Energy Office Energy Fund: SB21-230 CEO Grants, Loans Various
Energy Office Weatherization Assistance Grants: SB21-231 CEO Grants Local Governments
Small Communities Water and Wastewater Grants CDPHE Grants Local Governments
American Rescue Plan (ARP) allocation USDT Grants Local Governments (NEU funds will be administered by DOLA)
Rural Energy Pilot Program (REPP) USDA Grants Non-profit, state, local, and tribal entities; municipalities and other public bodies