Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB)
10/01/19 - Deadline for requests of $50,000 or more; requests of less than $50,000 may be submitted any time throughout the year.
Grants to Colorado local government agencies and other water providers to develop or update water conservation plans to advance statewide water conservation efforts. Funding may be used to offset staff costs and other internal expenses associated with the development of a conservation plan. Funding may also be used to engage the technical assistance of a water conservation professional or consultant.
Preference may be given to those applicants that follow the structure and processes described in the CWCB’s Water Conservation Plan Development Guidance Document.
The Water Efficiency Grant Program Fund provides financial assistance for the following purposes:
-Developing Water Conservation plans
-Implementing CWCB-approved Water Conservation plans
-Promoting the benefits of water resource conservation through public education and outreach projects.
-Developing Drought Mitigation plans
It is the explicit intent of the Board to work with water users and local entities to increase meaningful water conservation in the state by:
-Increasing the number of local entities with CWCB approved water conservation plans;
-Improving the nature and breadth of water conservation practices at the local level; and
-Increasing the amount of technical assistance that the CWCB provides to local entities.
With these objectives in mind, the Board intends to administer the Water Efficiency Grant program for purposes of providing assistance to the following:
-Covered entities that require Water Conservation Plans to qualify for water project funding under Board and CWRPA programs;
-Covered entities that need to update and/or amend existing Water Conservation Plans currently on file with the Office to maintain funding from the Board or the CWRPA in adherence with §37-60-126;
-Covered entities that desire to improve, update, and/or create Water Conservation Plans
GrantWatch ID#: 164092
Requests may be for less than $50,000 (may be submitted at any time) or $50,000 or more (due by the first month prior to the Board meeting).
Note that all monies awarded under this Grant Program must be expended before June 30, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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