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Capital Construction Assistance

Welcome to the Division of Capital Construction's Homepage!

A branch of the Colorado Department of Education, the Division of Capital Construction has developed a series of programs and resources for capital construction funding and technical assistance for school districts, traditional public schools, charter schools, BOCES, and the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind.

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Opportunities and Announcements

Small Grants Available for K-12 and Community Groups with Energy-Development Related Projects

The AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network (SRN) at the University of Colorado Boulder (www.airwatergas.org) is pleased to announce a Request for Applications (RFA) for K-12 and community-led projects that improve awareness of sustainable pathways for energy development. These grants will fund projects that seek to improve understanding of the risks and benefits of oil and gas development as they pertain to air quality, water quality and quantity, economic effects, or other factors.

Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded. Applications are due Monday, December 15 by 5:00 PM. Incomplete and late proposals will not be considered.

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings:

Genoa Hugo - PK-12 Addition and Renovation. Monday, November 24, 2014 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Location: 220 W 7th St. Hugo, CO 80821

Rocky Mountain Deaf School - New PK-12 Deaf School. Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Location: 10300 W. Nassau Avenue, Denver, CO 80235

Fort Lupton RE-8 - Historic Renovation/Addition. Monday, December 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Location TBD.

Sheridan - ECC Renovation and MS Replacement. Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Location: 4000 S. Lowell Boulevard, Denver, CO 80236

Haxtun RE-2J - K-12 Renovation and Addition. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Location: 201 W. Powell Street, Haxtun, CO 80731 

Otis R-3 - PK-12 School Replacement. Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Location: 518 Dungan Street, Otis, CO 80743

Dolores RE-4A - Votec/Science Replacement, Safety/Security Upgrades, and Classroom Additions - Friday, February 6, 2015. Time TBD. Location: 1301 Central Avenue, Dolores, CO 81323


Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST)

The BEST program is helping to significantly and postively impact students and communities throughout Colorado by assisting with their capital construction needs.

Since 2008, the BEST program has:

  • Helped over 138,800 students in 354 school facilities throughout 119 school districts
  • Funded 235 public school grants for a total of $1,155,431,343
  • Helped create and support over 19,586 jobs

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