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.
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Workforce Innovation Grant Program
|CDLE, CWDC||Grants||Statewide Initiatives to develop and execute programs to build capacity and technical capabilities and evaluate innovative new concepts targeted to address disproportionate impacts of COVID|
|Public Air Quality Improvement Grants through Building Excellent Schools Today Act (BEST) (SB21-202)||CDE||Grants||School Districts|
|Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan||Colorado Humanities||Grants||Colorado-based non-profits|
|Supplemental Education High-Impact Tutoring Grant Program for Pre-K and K-12 (HB21-1234)||CDE||Grants||Local Governments|
|4 Grant Programs to Increase Capacity in Early Childcare and Education (SB21-236)||CDHS||Grants||Various|
|Colorado Work-Based Learning Funding Matrix||Various||Grants||Education entities and businesses|
|Community Partner Program Back to Work Grant For Displaced Workers (SB21-232)||CDHE||Grants||Institutions of higher education, community partners, workforce centers|
|Reskilling, Upskilling, and Next-Skilling Workers Grant (HB 1264)||CWDC||Grants||In partnership with local workforce boards: Community-based nonprofits, sector partnerships, local governments, higher education.|
|Workforce Investment for Skills Training (HB 1264)||CDLE||Grants & Allocation to Workforce Boards||Local workforce boards receive allocation; Nonprofit, community-based organizations will be eligible to apply for a grant to serve specific populations in partnership with local workforce boards.|
|U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program||USDA||Grants & Loans||Non-profits, Federally recognized tribes, Institutions of higher ed|
|Mobile Veterans-support Unit Grant Program to create rural mobile units (SB21-032)||DOLA||Grants||Veteran-owned-and-focused organization|
|Good Jobs Challenge||EDA||Grants||
Local and Tribal governments, Nonprofits (economic development, workforce), Institutes of Higher Education, Special District Governments
|Federal COVID-19 Education Funding||EDA||Various||School Districts|