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.
|Organization||Funding Program||Location/Region||Application Opening Date||Application Closing Date|
|Colorado Water Conservation Board||Yampa/White/Green Basin Roundtable Water Supply Reserve Fund||Yampa-White-Green River Basin||Multiple cycles||Multiple cycles|
|Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy||Evaluating Tools for Integrating Land Use and Water Management||U.S.||4/15/2021||5/16/2021|
|CSU Salazar Center||Thriving Cities Challenge||Canada, Mexico, United States and territories||2/3/2021||4/15/2021|
|Metro Basin Roundtable||Water Supply Reserve Fund Grants||Denver Metro area and portions of the South Platte River Basin||3/1/2021||3/15/2021|
|U.S. EPA||RFA for Innovative Water Infrastructure Workforce Development Program||U.S.||2/9/2021||3/26/2021|
|U.S. EPA||Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act||U.S.||4/30/2021||Letter of Interest Due 7/23/2021|
|USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service||Regional Conservation Partnership Program’s Alternative Funding Arrangements||U.S.||3/16/2021||5/28/2021|
|USGS Climate Adaptation Science Centers||CASC Research Funding Opportunities||U.S.||2/10/2021||3/15/2021|
|Yampa River Fund||Yampa River Fund Grant||Yampa Valley||2/3/2021||3/17/2021|
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.