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A branch of CDE, the Division of Capital Construction has developed a series of programs and resources for capital construction funding as well as technical assistance for school districts, traditional public schools, charter schools, BOCES, and the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind.
The FY2022-2023 Grant application is now closed
The list of recommended projects will be presented to the State Board of Education for review and approval during their June meeting.
Air Quality Improvement Grants
Reimbursement Request Deadline is June 10, 2022
Please visit the Air Quality Improvement Grant webpage to learn more and submit a request for reimbursement.
Opportunities and Announcements:
- Congratulations to Jane Crisler and Wendy Wyman for their recent nominations to the Chair and Vice Chair positions on the Capital Construction Assistance Board!
- The annual meeting of the CCAB to review BEST Grant requests for the FY22-23 was held May 18th-20th. The FY22-23 prioritized list will be posted Monday, May 23rd.
Do you want to receive Division announcements and updates, including design and construction procurement notices from participating schools? Join the CCA email list!
Happy ten-year anniversary to the Building Excellent Schools Today grant program!
Since 2008 BEST has awarded approximately $2.5 billion in grants to more than 525 Colorado schools, improving health, safety and security for nearly 300,000 students.
With funding from The Colorado State Land Board, Colorado Lottery, marijuana excise tax, and local matching dollars, BEST continues to improve Colorado's educational environments through capital construction projects helping schools to realize CDE's vision that "All students graduate ready for college and careers, and are prepared to be productive citizens of Colorado."
For more information or if an alternative version of a document is needed, please contact BESTSchools@cde.state.co.us or call 303-866-2153.