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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DISCLAIMER: This is not an exhaustive list and will be updated frequently as new information is available.
|Energyshed: Exploring Place-Based Generation||DOE||Grant||Utilities, Local Governments, Community-Based Organizations||August 1, 2022|
|EPA Clean School Buses Program||EPA||Rebate||State and local government entities that provide bus service, public school districts including charter schools, eligible contractors, nonprofit school transportation associations, Indian tribes, tribal organizations, or tribally-controlled schools||August 19, 2022|
|Project Accelerator||Waternow Alliance||Funding Opportunities||Utilities, towns, cities, special districts, public entities responsible for drinking water, wastewater and/or stormwater services||July 29, 2022|
|DOE Building a Better Grid Initiative (Preventing Outages and Enhancing the Resiliency of the Grids||DOE||Request for Information||Local Governments||June 27, 2022|
|DOE CarbonSAFE Storage Validation and Testing||DOE||Grants||Local Governments||June 27, 2022|
|DOE Energy Storage Demonstration Projects||DOE||Grants||Local Governments||June 16, 2022|
|Standard Development for Bus Exportable Power Systems FY 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity||FTA||Grants||Local Governments, Transportation Agencies||June 13, 2022|
|Requests for FY22 due for EPA State and Tribal Brownfield Response Programs||EPA||Grants||Tribes, Local Governments||June 3, 2022|
|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|
|Commercial 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||September 1, 2022|
|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|