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Competitive Grants and Awards Office Overview

The Office of Competitive Grants and Awards 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 for a wide variety of grant and award programs. We strive to develop high quality grant applications and review protocols, to recognize highly effective local programs and educators, utilize their expertise in support of increased program effectiveness, and create incentives for others to implement bold reforms in support of increased student achievement.

Address: 1560 Broadway, Denver, CO 80202
Room Number(s): Suite 1100

Unit Supervisor: Kim Burnham, senior consultant
Administrative Lead:
Lead Email Address: 
Lead Phone Number: 303-866-6916

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Office Responsibilities

  • Offer services to units throughout CDE that will provide a standardized and legally defensible process for developing Requests for Proposals and the grant review process.
  • Award Grants on behalf of the Colorado Department of Education,on of 1003(a) and (g) School Improvement Grants Administration of CDE Award Programs.

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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