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Capital Construction Assistance

Welcome to the Division of Capital Construction's Homepage!

The Division of Public School Capital Construction Assistance (CCA) at the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) has developed a series of programs and resources for school districts, traditional public schools, charter schools, BOCES, and the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind for capital construction funding and technical assistance. Please join the CCA listserve to receive notifications of Division announcements. Click here to subscribe.

Eagle Community Charter Academy's New School

What's New?

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. Click here to see the list.

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings:

Salida School District R-32-J – New Longfellow ES: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. 350 W 8th Street, Salida, CO 81201

Elbert School District 200 - New PK-12 School: Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. 24489 Main Street, Elbert CO 80106

Revere School District (Dedication Ceremony) - HS Renovation and ES Addition: Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. 300 Morgan Ave, Ovid CO 80744

Lake County School District R-1 - HS Renovation and Addition: Friday, September 26, 2014, time TBD. 1000 West 4th Street, Leadville CO 80461

Ellicott School District 22 - New MS: Thursday, October 9, 2014. Time and location TBD


U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Award

The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools will tour Colorado’s 2014 Green Ribbon School awardees September 16-17th.

Click here for additional resources regarding implenting sustainability practices in your school as well as helpful hints and tips for greening your school.

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 125,600 students in 325 school facilities throughout 114 school districts
  • Funded 209 public school grants for a total of $1,087,524,508
  • Helped create and support over 18,430 jobs
  • Click here to view the full presentation
  • Click here to see the BEST Fact Sheet

Click here for an important notice for Charter Schools wishing to apply for a BEST Grant.

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