Funding Opportunity

Water Plan Grants

The CWCB offers grants to advance the goals of the Colorado Water Plan for projects such as adding storage, multi-benefit projects, innovative or landscape-scale projects, and collaborations. Roundtable letters of support, while not required, add value to your application. Funding categories include: 

  • Water Storage & Supply – includes development of additional storage, artificial recharge into aquifers, and dredging existing reservoirs to restore the reservoirs’ full decreed storage capacity for multi-beneficial projects and projects identified in basin implementation plans to address the water supply and demand gap.  
  • Water Sharing Agreements – includes projects that meet defined water needs while mitigating impacts associated with traditional water transfers.  
  • Conservation & Land Use Planning – includes long-term strategies for conservation, land use, water efficiency, and drought planning.  
  • Engagement & Innovation – includes water education, outreach, and innovation efforts.  
  • Agricultural Projects – includes technical assistance or project/program funding for agricultural projects.  
  • Watershed Health & Recreation Projects 



December 1, 2023 12:00 am

Open Date

September 1, 2023 12:00 am


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