The Colorado Water Center is one of the 54 Water Resources Research Institutes created by the Water Resources Act of 1964, which collectively form the National Institutes for Water Resources. The National Competitive Grants Program is made available through this designation.

The FY2020 104(g) Request for Proposals is now open.

Colorado applications must be submitted through the Colorado Water Center to Nancy Grice,
The deadline to submit proposals to Nancy Grice is March 2, 2020 in order to be considered for this funding opportunity.

Principal Investigators are invited to submit full proposals for only four high priority research areas as written in the RFP. Proposals that do not address these areas will not be considered. Investigators must be at a Colorado accredited public institution of higher learning. Investigators from the following institutions are invited to submit:

  • Adams State University
  • Colorado Mesa University
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Metro State University of Denver
  • University of Colorado
    • Boulder
    • Colorado Springs
    • Denver
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • Colorado State University
    • Fort Collins
    • Global Campus
    • Pueblo
  • Fort Lewis College
  • Western State Colorado University

Please review the full RFP. Reach out early with questions to Nancy Grice,

Review past Colorado grantees from the USGS National Institutes for Water Resources Competitive Grants Program.