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Capital Construction Assistance

About Us

A branch of CDE, 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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BEST Video

This video provides a short overview of the history of the BEST program. It demonstrates how BEST is affecting positive educational change through capital construction to help realize CDE's goal that "all students in Colorado will become educated and productive citizens capable of succeeding in a global society, in the workforce, and in life."

Opportunities and Announcements


FY2015-16 BEST Grant Application

The BEST Grant application is now open!

Rocky Mountain Deaf School Opens with BEST Funds

The Rocky Mountain Deaf School recently cut the ribbon on their new building! The new school, partially funded by the BEST grant program, offers a safe, un-crowded,  21st Century learning environment for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students from pre-school to 12th grade. 

Upcoming EPA IAQ Webinar:

"Mold and Moisture: Double Trouble for Schools" is scheduled for Thursday, February 12th from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Upcoming CCAB Meeting:

The next Capital Construction Assistance Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. See the Assistance Board page for more information.

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings:

  • Dolores RE-4A - Votec/Science Replacement, Safety/Security Upgrades, and Classroom Additions - Friday, February 6, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. Location: 1301 Central Avenue, Dolores, CO 81323

Impact of 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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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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