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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

The Capital Construction Assistance Board's next meeting is October 22, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be at 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Room 101, Denver, CO 80203. Visit our Assistance Board page for more information.

Green Ribbon Schools Application Now Available 

The 2015 Green Ribbon Schools application is now available. The Green Ribbon Schools program was created by the U.S. Department of Education to recognize schools and school districts that save energy, reduce operating costs, create environmentally friendly learning spaces, promote student health, and provide environmental education to incorporate sustainability into the curriculum.

Applications are due to CDE on Monday, November 3, 2014. Up to four Colorado schools may be nominated by Commissioner Hammond to the U.S. Department of Education.

U.S. Department of Education Annual Green Strides Best Practices Tour

On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, state and local representatives joined officials from five federal agencies and the White House for visits to Maryland schools as part of the U.S. Department of Education Annual Green Strides Best Practices Tour. 

FY2014-15 BEST Grant Selection Meetings 

The FY2014-15 Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) Grant selection meetings have concluded and the Captial Construction Assistance Board has recommended 26 grants for a total project cost of almost $68 million.


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 18,430 jobs

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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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