External Funding Opportunities

The Colorado Water Center shares funding and grant opportunities from external organizations. Programs listed here are open for applications benefitting water throughout the state and beyond.

Applicant: Please follow the instructions in each posting and apply directly to the organization offering the funding opportunity. The Colorado Water Center does not process any applications for the programs on this list.

Funding Organization: Please contact us if you would like to post a grant or funding opportunity for your organization.

OrganizationFunding ProgramLocation/RegionApplication Opening DateApplication Closing Date
Metro Basin RoundtableWater Supply Reserve Fund GrantsDenver Metro area and portions of the South Platte River Basin3/1/20213/15/2021
USGS Climate Adaptation Science CentersCASC Research Funding OpportunitiesU.S.2/10/20213/15/2021
Yampa River FundYampa River Fund GrantYampa Valley2/3/20213/17/2021
U.S. EPARFA for Innovative Water Infrastructure Workforce Development ProgramU.S.2/9/20213/26/2021
CSU Salazar CenterThriving Cities ChallengeCanada, Mexico, United States and territories2/3/20214/15/2021

Funding Resources

Colorado Water Funding Guide
Published by the Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance, Colorado Ag Water Alliance, and Micaela Fenton

Water Finance Clearinghouse
U.S. EPA’s database of financial assistance sources available to fund a variety of watershed protection projects.