Community Planning & Development Funding Sources

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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

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Program Agency Type Eligibility Deadline
Nonprofit Infrastructure Grant Program     Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Colorado Division of Local Government Grants Community Organizations, Nonprofits September 30, 2022
USDA Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) USDA Grants Local Governments  
USDA Rural Development Placemaking USDA Grants Local Governments and Individuals (certain SBA approved private entities)  
USDA Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program USDA Grants & Loans Local Governments and Individuals (certain SBA approved private entities)  
EDA Cares Recovery EDA Grants Local Governments  
FEMA Public Assistance FEMA Grants Local Governments  
USDA Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) USDA Grants Nonprofits, State & Tribal entities, Higher Education, Public bodies  
Community Disaster Loan Program FEMA Loan Local Governments  
Economic Adjustment Assistance EDA Grants Local governments, Tribal governments, Nonprofits (economic development), Institutes of Higher Education, Special District Governments  
Indigenous Communities Grants EDA Grants Local governments, Tribal governments, Nonprofits (economic development), Institutes of Higher Education, Special District Governments  
Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Grants EDA Grants Local governments, Tribal governments, Nonprofits (economic development), Institutes of Higher Education, Special District Governments  
Build Back Better Regional Challenge EDA Grants & Technical Assistance Local governments, Tribal governments, Nonprofits (economic development), Institutes of Higher Education, Special District Governments  
Community Development Block Grant Planning and Feasibility Studies Grant OEDIT Grant Local Governments  
Location Neutral Employment Community Marketing Grant OEDIT Grant Local Governments  
Rural Technical Assistance Program OEDIT Counseling Local Governments  
Innovative Affordable Housing Strategies - Land Use Planning Grant Program (HB21-1271) DOLA-DLG Grant Municipalities and Counties  
Innovative Affordable Housing Strategies - Affordable Housing Toolkit Program (HB21-1271) DOLA-DOH Grant & Technical Assistance Municipalities, Counties, and federally recognized tribes  
American Rescue Plan (ARP) Allocation USDT Grants Local Governments (NEU funds will be administered by DOLA)  
Coronavirus Relief Fund DOLA Grants Local Governments