Colorado Department of Education

2023/2024 BEST Grant Application

Capital Construction Assistance Online Grant Application Tool (Form CC-03)

This utility will allow you to Create, Edit and Print your Capital Construction Assistance Grant Applications (Form CC-03).

Check-List for a Complete Grant Application:

A complete grant application will include the online grant application as well as electronically submitted supporting materials. In order for the submitted grant application to be considered complete, the following must be included or the application may not be accepted. Be sure to answer all application questions. The BEST grant is a competitive grant, incomplete responses may be scored accordingly.

Online Grant Application:

  • CC-03 online grant application

Electronic Submittals (Submit via Syncplicity upload by due date):

  • Scanned signature page from the submitted CC-03 online application
  • Photos as described above
  • All Supporting Documentation outlined on the Submittal Requirements Based on Project Scope page of the application
  • Detailed project budget using provided format
  • Waiver application if not providing the minimum applicant match

View additional guidance on the instructions page

Due Date

The grant application with signatures and electronic submittals must be received:

  • before 4 pm on Thursday, June 15, 2023

Required to obtain benefit. Form # PSF-CC03. EDAC Approved - BIENNIAL STAMP. Approved 12/05/2022 for 2022-2023.

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Grant Manager / Contributor Accounts:

Applicants who submitted a Notification of Intent to Apply by the deadline of November 30th will be assigned a Grant Manager account. If you have not yet received a Grant Manager account, or missed the notification deadline, please contact your Regional Program Manager.

Only District, Charter School, BOCES, or Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind personnel may be assigned as a Grant Manager. Grant Managers have the ability to add and remove additional contributors and viewers for their organization.