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School Counselor Corps Grant Program

Colorado’s School Counselor Corps Grant Program (SCCGP) funding is awarded to eligible school districts, BOCES, charter schools or Institute charter schools. The purpose of this program is to increase the availability of effective school-based counseling.

Grant funds are also used to increase the level of school counseling services provided to improve the graduation rate and increase the percentage of students who appropriately prepare for, apply to, and continue into postsecondary education

Colorado School Counselor Corps Grant Program:

School Counselor Corps Grant Program Request for Application (RFA) 

As of Thursday, March 19, 2020
CDE Temporarily Pausing Competitive Grant Applications

In order to support districts focus on the current health situation, CDE is pausing all competitive grant program applications and review processes for the time being. Applications for competitive grant programs will be temporarily suspended until further notice. Applications submitted for competitive grant programs that have been submitted will be retained for future consideration.
The department will reassess the timing for competitive grant program applications and review in the coming weeks to determine the best way forward.
For questions, please contact Kim Burnham at 


Impact on Secondary Schools

Over the nine-year history of the Counselor Corps Grant Program, 365 secondary schools in 98 of 178 districts have participated, representing all regions throughout Colorado.  More than 270 licensed school counselors have served Colorado students, schools, districts and BOCES through the grant.

For more information on the School Counselor Grant Program, please download the 2018 milestones. (PDF)

Annual Reports

For the most current Annual Report, please select the following:

For all Archived Annual Reports, please select the following: 

School Counselor Corp Grant Program Map 2009-2020

Program Contacts

Eve Pugh
Phone: 303-866-4123