Colorado Watershed Restoration Grants

The Program provides grants for watershed/stream restoration, flood mitigation, and stream management projects throughout our State.

Frequently Asked Questions


Who can apply?

Organizations interested in developing watershed/stream restoration and flood mitigation studies and projects. Contact Chris Sturm, 303-866-3441 x3236, to discuss project eligibility.

How can the money be used?
Grant money may be used for planning and engineering studies, including implementation measures, to address technical needs for watershed restoration and flood mitigation projects throughout the state. Special consideration is reserved for planning and project efforts that integrate multi-objectives in restoration and flood mitigation. This may include projects and studies designed to:  Restore stream channels, ­ Provide habitat for aquatic and terrestrial species, ­ Restore riparian areas, ­ Reduce erosion, ­ Reduce flood hazards, or ­ Increase the capacity to utilize water.
How can I apply?
Read the program guidance document. Contact Chris Sturm at CWCB to discuss potential applications: 303-866-3441 x3236. Complete the application and submit by November 4th.
Point of Contact

Chris Sturm
303-866-3441 x3236

Application Deadline

Grant proposals are typically due the first Thursday in November.