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Competitive Grants and Awards


Welcome to the Colorado Department of Education's Competitive Grants and Awards website. The Competitive Grants and Awards Office is dedicated to enhancing school improvement through federal and state grant opportunities. We offer support to students, teachers, and administrators in the application and funding process.

Grants and Awards Forecast

2016-2017 Grants and Awards Forecast (PDF) -  Updated September 13, 2016

The Competitive Grants and Awards Forecast is updated regularly to reflect current and upcoming funding opportunities available through various offices across the Colorado Department of Education. Current opportunities, links to specific program information, as well as applications and recorded webinars are available. The forecast also highlights due dates, available funding, and eligibility criteria, as well as contact information for each program.

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Become a Regular Reviewer for CDE's Competitive Grants and Awards

The Office of Competitive Grants and Awards is currently recruiting reviewers to serve in an ongoing reviewer pool. The office is looking for subject matter experts to help the team ensure that qualified reviewers will be selected and assigned to review teams for upcoming competitive funding and award opportunities.

To become part of this reviewer pool, please click here to fill out a short survey. If you apply, the office will contact you periodically to review applications applicable to your expertise. Your time commitment as a reviewer throughout the year is entirely up to you.

For more information, please contact Anna Young at 303-866-6250 or

If you encounter issues finding the information you need and/or questions about the Competitive Grants and Awards webpages, please contact our Web Coordinator. Be sure to copy the URL of the page on which the issue is present into your e-mail.

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