This year, the Senate Appropriations Committee is accepting Congressionally Directed Spending requests. The Senate Appropriations Committee will consider senators’ requests while writing the annual spending bill.  Projects listed here represent those that have been submitted as of July 1st and are not guaranteed to be funded. All projects are listed in alphabetical order by location. Between now and July 23rd, this page will be updated as additional subcommittee submissions are made.

Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee
Listed in alphabetical order by location
CDS financial certification letter

Recipient: Army Corps of Engineers
Project Purpose: Funding would support the Pre-Construction Engineering and Design (PED) process for this ecosystem restoration and flood risk mitigation project. The overall objective is to restore the wetland, riparian, and aquatic habitat on the South Platte River and associated tributaries, including the vegetation of banks, removal of invasive species, resumption of bird migration, and more.
Project Location: Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $4,000,000

Recipient: City of Durango
Project Purpose: Providing physical and logistical separation of the city SCADA network, which serves water and wastewater plants, from the city business networks. Enhancing monitoring, log collection, authentication, alerting, firewall access, and more.
Project Location: Durango, CO
Amount Requested: $106,000

Recipient: Eagle County Government
Project Purpose: Improving safety and energy efficiency in mobile homes for low-income families. The program conducts a comprehensive energy audit of the applicant’s mobile home, followed by weatherization improvements.
Project Location: Eagle County, CO
Amount Requested: $1,200,000

Recipient: Southern Ute Indian Tribe
Project purpose: The purpose of the Enhanced Outcrop Methane Capture project is to capture, on a sustainable basis, approximately 290,000 tons of CO2 equivalent per year and convert it to a usable commodity. This is methane that currently escapes naturally from the coal outcrop into the air. The project will install infrastructure to capture the methane prior to it escaping.
Project Location: Ignacio, CO
Amount Requested: $2,500,000

Recipient: Town of Rangely
Project Purpose: Installation of Cogency solar power technology at three facilities in Rangely, CO (Water Treatment Plant, Wastewater Treatment Plant, and Recreation Center). Solar installation would make all three facilities energy self-sufficient.
Project Location: Rangely, CO
Amount Requested: $5,800,000

Recipient: Community Office for Resource Efficiency
Project purpose: Capture and destruction of methane leaking from the Coal Basin mining district above Redstone. Approximately 1.3 million cubic feet of methane are leaking per day. Conversion of methane to CO2 removes its global warming potential and produces liquid water for restoration of nearby riparian areas.
Project Location: Redstone, CO
Amount Requested: $1,200,000

Recipient: San Miguel County
Project Purpose: Installation of solar panels at the Coonskin Ridge Communications Tower. The County is taking action to become carbon neutral. Project will use solar to offset 69% of one of their top energy use facilities and save the county money. Installation of solar at the tower would result in 70% of the county’s total energy comprising solar
Project Location: Telluride, CO
Amount Requested: $334,000

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Senate Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee
Listed in alphabetical order by location
CDS financial certification letter

Recipient: Town of Greeley
Project Purpose: Assist communities impacted by the 2020 Cameron Peak and East Troublesome Fires with burn mitigation to prevent runoff and erosion.
Project Location: Bellvue, CO
Amount Requested: $50,000,000

Recipient: Fort Lewis College
Project Purpose: Remodel an existing facility to establish an integrated center for food security. The center will source food from agricultural producers in Southwest Colorado, support SNAP services, and provide free, healthy groceries. The center will be located near two established organizations that support underserved populations.
Project Location: Durango, CO
Amount Requested: $945,000

Recipient: Town of Firestone
Project Purpose: Construction of a central park with athletic fields and community recreation center to help address existing unmet public park needs.
Project Location: Firestone, CO
Amount Requested: $7,000,000

Recipient: Garfield County
Project Purpose: Connection of broadband and telecommunications colocation facilities located in rural Garfield County with a high-capacity fiber optic network in order to support telemedicine and distance learning services. Colocation facilities will be located in existing government-owned buildings. New fiber optic cable will connect to the Colorado Department of Transportation’s existing fiber.
Project Location: Garfield County, CO
Amount Requested: $1,349,000

Recipient: Sedgwick County Organized Recreation, Inc.
Project Purpose: Replacement of the current 60-year-old pool and pool house with a facility that will provide entertainment, fitness opportunities, and summer employment opportunities.
Project Location: Julesburg, CO
Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Recipient: Southwest Colorado Council of Governments
Project Purpose: Development of middle mile broadband between Durango and Pagosa Springs to support telehealth between Pagosa Springs Health Clinic and Mercy Regional Hospital.
Project Location: La Plata County, CO 
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Lake County Board of County Commissioners
Project Purpose: Construction and establishment of the Lake County Community Justice Center project, including community justice programming improvements driven by evidence-based needs mapping.
Project Location: Leadville, CO
Amount Requested: $6,500,000

Recipient: Roundhouse Preservation, Inc.
Project Purpose: Remodeling a historic Railroad Roundhouse to house a 350+ occupancy event center, creating economic opportunities that will benefit the county and local businesses.
Project Location: Lincoln County, CO
Amount Requested: $1,700,000

Recipient: Montrose Economic Development Corporation
Project Purpose: Renovation of a 250,000 square foot facility to facilitate the preservation of local and regional produce, fruit, and beef. This effort will support a healthy and regenerative local food system.
Project Location: Montrose, CO
Amount Requested: $1,400,000

Recipient: Montrose County
Project Purpose: Renovation of the historic Montrose County Courthouse to support local economic development.
Project Location: Montrose, CO
Amount Requested: $11,035,000

Recipient: City of Steamboat Springs
Project Purpose: Support the design and construction of a four-bay fire station in downtown Steamboat Springs. The current downtown fire station is undersized and cannot accommodate the needed fire apparatus, nor does it contain enough space to accommodate a fully staffed station.
Project Location: Steamboat Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $3,500,000

Recipient: City of Trinidad
Project Purpose: Revitalization of the 1908 Fox West Theatre to serve as a multi-use community gathering place and source of new economic development.
Project Location: Trinidad, CO
Amount Requested: $18,000,000

Recipient: Wellington Fire Protection District
Project Purpose: Construction of a combined fire station and regional fire/emergency training facility serving an expansive area of mostly rural farmland and state wildlife areas.
Project Location: Wellington, CO
Amount Requested: $3,850,000

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Senate Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee
Listed in alphabetical order by location
CDS financial certification letter

Recipient: City of Boulder
Project purpose: The Crisis Intervention Response Initiative (CIRI) builds upon the existing Crisis Intervention Response Team (CIRT): 4 licensed behavioral health clinicians who respond with police officers to calls involving behavioral health issues.
Project Location:
Boulder, CO
Amount Requested: $255,000

Recipient: University of Colorado Boulder
Project purpose: Funding to modernize and expand laboratories at JILA, the University of Colorado’s joint research institute with NIST. JILA requires modern facilities and infrastructure to continue leading research into quantum technologies.
Project Location:
Boulder, CO
Amount Requested: $13,600,000

Recipient: City and County of Denver
Project purpose: Establishment of a program that involves pairing two officers with a member of a community or faith-based organization to perform foot patrols in locations where data indicates chronic incidences of violent crime are most prevalent.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $122,000

Recipient: City and County of Denver
Project purpose: The Youth Crisis Response Team (YCRT) will create a full-time, dedicated response team that will work directly with Denver Public Schools (DPS), all agencies within the Denver Department of Public Safety, Denver Human Services, and an increasing number of community and public agencies that are involved with youth-focused services across the City and County.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $384,000

Recipient: Denver Police Department
Project purpose: Development of a full-time, social worker-focused response collaboration that builds on, and enhances, work within DPD and the city. Outreach case coordinators will work to increase the number of connections to individuals for supportive community and public agencies across the City and County.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $244,000

Recipient: Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab
Project purpose: Funding will help update the Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab’s existing CAP curriculum to speak to the current threat environment and deploy it on an online platform to make it more readily available throughout the state.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $987,000

Recipient: Colorado State University
Project purpose: The recently-established Soil Carbon Solutions Center will provide breakthrough research and development of new technologies for promoting soil carbon sequestration, yielding co-benefits of low-cost CO2 removal and improved soil health.
Project Location:
Fort Collins CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Summit County Government
Project purpose: Construction of a search and rescue training and vehicle storage facility that will provide training and storage for the sheriff’s special operations group and the non-profit volunteer Summit County Rescue Group.
Project Location:
Summit County, CO
Amount Requested: $3,000,000

Recipient: City of Thornton
Project purpose: This project will provide software and simulation tools to provide officers with close-to-real-life scenario-based training, as well as enhance de-escalation training for police officers.
Project Location:
Thornton, CO
Amount Requested: $125,000

Recipient: Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Project purpose: This project will provide software and simulation tools to provide officers with close-to-real-life scenario-based training, as well as enhance de-escalation training for police officers.
Project Location:
Towaoc, CO
Amount Requested: $784,000

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Senate Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee
Listed in alphabetical order by location
CDS financial certification letter

Recipient: United States Air Force Academy
Project purpose: Construction of an approximately 1,200 plot expansion to the existing USAFA cemetery. Work includes clearing land, grading, landscaping, irrigation, plot markers, and extending roadways for vehicle circulation.
Project Location:
Colorado Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $5,500,000

Recipient: United States Air Force Academy
Project purpose: Construction of a 7,538 SM, 126-room, 252-person multi-story dormitory for Prep School cadets.
Project Location:
Colorado Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $49,000,000

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Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee
Listed in alphabetical order by location
CDS financial certification letter

Recipient: Project Worthmore
Project purpose: Building acquisition and renovation to support programs that bring people together for healthcare, social services, and community-building.
Project Location:
Aurora, CO
Amount Requested: $4,000,000

Recipient: City of Aurora
Project purpose: Creation of Safe Outdoor Spaces for people experiencing homelessness that need a safe place to park, camp, and live until permanent housing becomes available.
Project Location:
Aurora, CO
Amount Requested: $1,224,000

Recipient: Larimer County
Project purpose: Construction of a left-turn lane on northbound Larimer County Road 23 at the north end of Horsetooth Reservoir.
Project Location:
Bellvue, CO
Amount Requested: $385,000

Recipient: YMCA of Northern Colorado
Project purpose: Renovation to provide affordable childcare for pre-school, afterschool care, and learning loss programs
Project Location:
Boulder, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Boulder County, Community Planning & Permitting
Project purpose: Funding to advance transit improvements for the SH 119 multi-modal corridor.
Project Location:
Boulder County, CO
Amount Requested: $2,940,000

Recipient: Adams County Government
Project purpose: This project will install security fencing along the perimeter of the Colorado Air and Space Port.
Project Location:
Brighton, CO
Amount Requested: $1,500,000

Recipient: Broomfield FISH Food Bank and Family Resource Center
Project purpose: Innovative partnerships to provide residents with housing and prevent homelessness.
Project Location:
Broomfield, CO
Amount Requested: $1,500,000

Recipient: City of Colorado Springs
Project purpose: Building a new visitor’s center at the U.S. Air Force Academy with the associated infrastructure to provide public access and circulation to the development.
Project Location:
Colorado Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $5,000,000

Recipient: City of Colorado Springs
Project purpose: Separation of base traffic from non-base traffic, reducing delays and supporting future force protection planned on PAFB. Project will also improve access to non-base related commercial/retail businesses and county residents.
Project Location:
Colorado Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $16,500,000

Recipient: Adams County Government
Project purpose: Purchase of the current food bank building from Adams County by the Adams County Food Bank.
Project Location:
Commerce City, CO
Amount Requested: $525,000

Recipient: Montbello Organizing Committee
Project purpose: Development of an 8-story project that includes a fresh food market, cultural hub with theater, non-profit space, and housing.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $1,455,000

Recipient: City and County of Denver
Project purpose: Purchase of a 95-room hotel to serve individuals who are experiencing homelessness.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Recipient: Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Project purpose: Construction of a new wing at Cleo Parker Robinson Dance.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Colorado Department of Transportation
Project purpose: Replace the westbound bridge at the bottom of Floyd Hill and evaluate the feasibility of straightening the alignment by adding a tunnel or viaduct at the bottom of the hill to reduce traffic congestion.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $10,000,000

Recipient: Denver Economic Development & Opportunity
Project purpose: This project will help the local community by enhancing the entrepreneurial ecosystem, particularly among individuals of color and women.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $5,000,000

Recipient: Urban Peak
Project purpose: Replacing Urban Peak’s emergency shelter and integrating all supportive services in one location.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $10,000,000

Recipient: City and County of Denver
Project purpose: Historic preservation and adaptive reuse of the 1909 building at the National Western Center as Denver’s first mission-driven public market. The building will serve as a hub for fresh, healthy, and local foods.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Recipient: Douglas County Commissioners
Project purpose: Two-generation housing program helping to stabilize families experiencing homelessness.
Project Location:
Douglas County, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: City of Durango
Project purpose: Purchase and conversion of a 71 unit hotel into affordable housing.
Project Location:
Durango, CO
Amount Requested: $9,608,000

Recipient: Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA)
Project purpose: Purchase of two zero emissions buses, charging infrastructure, and technical services to serve a 60-mile rural route connecting Durango and Pagosa Springs
Project Location:
Durango, CO
Amount Requested: $523,000

Recipient: La Plata Electric Association
Project purpose: Construction of a 100% carbon-free generation facility with regional electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Will be strategically located to provide power supply resiliency for emergency facilities in Durango.
Project Location:
Durango, CO
Amount Requested: $3,600,000

Recipient: Durango Mesa Park Foundation
Project purpose: Expansion of Durango Mesa Park, creating new jobs in the area and increasing economic development opportunities.
Project Location:
Durango, CO
Amount Requested: $3,500,000

Recipient: Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA)
Project purpose: Improve the Lake Creek Apartments bus stop and purchase on-route electric bus charging infrastructure
Project Location:
Eagle, CO
Amount Requested: $1,201,000

Recipient: Edwards Metro District
Project purpose: Installing lighting along Miller Ranch Road to improve pedestrian safety.
Project Location:
Eagle County, CO
Amount Requested: $412,000

Recipient: Eagle County Government
Project purpose: Establishing a Federal Inspection Station to allow international flights from both Canada and Mexico to land at the Eagle County Regional Airport.
Project Location:
Eagle County, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Filipino American Community of Colorado
Project purpose: Renovation of the Bahay Kubo Filipino-American Community of Colorado Cultural Center to make the facility ADA compliant.
Project Location:
Edgewater, CO
Amount Requested: $250,000

Recipient: City of Englewood
Project purpose: Provision of training and work opportunities for adults experiencing homelessness.
Project Location:
Englewood, CO
Amount Requested: $3,000,000

Recipient: Town of Erie
Project purpose: Construction of a mobility hub at the CO 7/I-25 interchange in Erie.
Project Location:
Erie, CO
Amount Requested: $10,000,000

Recipient: Town of Estes Park / Public Works Department
Project purpose: Completion of the Fall River Trail from historic downtown Estes Park into Rocky Mountain National Park.
Project Location:
Estes Park, CO
Amount Requested: $5,500,000

Recipient: Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA)
Project purpose: Construction of a new Foothills Transit Station on the Foothills Campus of Colorado State University
Project Location:
Fort Collins, CO
Amount Requested: $2,295,000

Recipient: Morgan Community College
Project purpose: Renovation of a vineyard for use as a modern teaching winery necessary to operate a Morgan Community College program in viticulture and enology.
Project Location:
Fort Morgan, CO
Amount Requested: $2,200,000

Recipient: City of Glenwood Springs
Project purpose: South Bridge would establish a critical second access point between SH 82 and the western side of the Roaring Fork River, allowing infrastructure to accommodate variable and unexpected conditions such as wildfire.
Project Location:
Glenwood Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA)
Project purpose: Address safety concerns at the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority Glenwood Maintenance Facility and support planned service expansion to help grow jobs and mitigate the impacts of the affordable housing crisis on the Colorado Western Slope.
Project Location:
Glenwood Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $7,400,000

Recipient: City of Golden
Project purpose: The project includes the acquisition of a surplus parcel of land from the State of Colorado, near the Lookout Mountain Youth services Center and the planning and implementation of affordable housing to provide ownership opportunities for moderate income households.
Project Location:
Golden, CO
Amount Requested: $2,500,000

Recipient: Grand Junction Housing Authority
Project purpose: Funding to obtain plots of land for affordable housing development projects to increase availability by 400 units.
Project Location:
Grand Junction, CO
Amount Requested: $1,400,000

Recipient: Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA)
Project purpose: Replacement of four Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses that have or will have reached the end of their useful life by fall 2021.
Project Location:
Grand Junction, CO
Amount Requested: $1,223,000

Recipient: RiversEdge West
Project purpose: Building and establishing an apolitical land and water conservation, science and education center located at Riverfront at Las Colonias Park.
Project Location:
Grand Junction, CO
Amount Requested: $5,000,000

Recipient: Mile High Plains Housing Development Corporation
Project purpose: Purchase of 81 units of housing in conjunction with a shelter service provider to create a temporary non-congregate emergency shelter, as well as supportive and affordable housing units.
Project Location:
Greeley, CO
Amount Requested: $7,000,000

Recipient: Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA)
Project purpose: Expansion of bus fleet by two Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses to increase multimodal transportation offerings and reliability.
Project Location:
Gunnison, CO
Amount Requested: $1,460,000

Recipient: Town of Kersey
Project purpose: Development of new housing available to active duty military, educators, and first responders.
Project Location:
Kersey, CO
Amount Requested: $3,950,000

Recipient: City of La Junta
Project purpose: Rebuilding of the last WWII hangar in the Arkansas Valley, which is in dire need of repair to avoid collapse.
Project Location:
La Junta, CO
Amount Requested: $307,000

Recipient: City of La Junta
Project purpose: Mill and fill crosswind runway at La Junta Airport.
Project Location:
La Junta, CO
Amount Requested: $4,066,000

Recipient: Archway Housing & Services, Archway Communities
Project purpose: Construction of a 67-unit, Senior-focused affordable and supportive housing community in Lakewood. 8 units will be paired with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide project-based HUD-VASH vouchers for formerly homeless senior veterans.
Project Location:
Lakewood, CO
Amount Requested: $1,800,000

Recipient: Easterseals Colorado
Project purpose: Funding renovations of the Easterseals Vestal Center, to transform the building into the ESC Center for Inclusive Employment and Programs.
Project Location:
Lakewood, CO
Amount Requested: $980,000

Recipient: Las Animas County
Project purpose: Placing asphalt paving in front of hangars to improve airport safety.
Project Location:
Las Animas County, CO
Amount Requested: $450,000

Recipient: City of Northglenn
Project purpose: Construction of a new park to the west of the city’s Justice Center.
Project Location:
Northglenn, CO
Amount Requested: $3,500,000

Recipient: Colorado State University – Pueblo
Project purpose: Creation and development of an educational program at Colorado State University-Pueblo that will provide surface transportation technologies training.
Project Location:
Pueblo, CO
Amount Requested: $4,378,000

Recipient: City of Pueblo
Project purpose: Remodeling the Pueblo Memorial Airport to expand the existing concourse, add restroom facilities and vending services, and add canopies to the front and rear of the terminal to improve passenger safety.
Project Location:
Pueblo, CO
Amount Requested: $4,010,000

Recipient: Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Project purpose: The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe is facing an affordable housing shortage. The current stock of about 600 homes was built beginning in the 1940s and has since declined in quality with age. Homes need to be brought up to code and into compliance with the ADA.
Project Location:
Towaoc, CO
Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Recipient: Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Project purpose: Construction of apartment-style housing units to address the 250-unit housing shortage for the Towaoc community.
Project Location:
Towaoc, CO
Amount Requested: $6,000,000

Recipient: Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA)
Project purpose: Replace two Vail Transit diesel buses with battery electric buses and purchase charging infrastructure.
Project Location:
Vail, CO
Amount Requested: $1,650,000

Recipient: Maiker Housing Partners
Project purpose: Construction of a mixed-use development that will include income restricted housing and commercial space.
Project Location:
Westminster, CO
Amount Requested: $2,000,000

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Senate Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee
Listed in alphabetical order by location
CDS financial certification letter

Recipient: City of Brighton
Project purpose: Replacing water pipes, including some that may be lead, with new pipes that can sustain higher water pressure and provide safe drinking water. Upgrading fire hydrants to meet fire flow requirements.
Project Location:
Brighton, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient:  City of Craig
Project purpose: Purchase and installation of emergency generators, transfer switches, and other energy security measures for water plant.
Project Location:
Craig, CO
Amount Requested: $1,080,000

Recipient:  Mancos Conservation District
Project purpose: Promoting community fire adaptation through mitigation work, education, and outreach. Reducing the risk of uncharacteristic wildfires by altering and restoring the structure of local private forests.
Project Location:
Dolores and Montezuma Counties, CO
Amount Requested: $645,000

Recipient: City of Englewood Utilities
Project purpose: Design and construction work to identify lead service lines in Englewood’s system, prepare specifications and plans for replacement, and install new copper lines to replace lead service.
Project Location:
Englewood, CO
Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Recipient: Upper Thompson Sanitation District
Project purpose: Construction of a new wastewater treatment facility, influent lift station, and new Fish Creek Lift Station.
Project Location:
Estes Park, CO
Amount Requested: $10,000,000

Recipient: Town of Hotchkiss
Project purpose: Replacement of outdated water filtration membranes in water treatment plant.
Project Location:
Hotchkiss, CO
Amount Requested: $91,000

Recipient: Southern Ute Indian Tribe
Project purpose: Rehabilitation project on the Pine River Indian Irrigation Project in Southwest Colorado, which provides irrigation water to 12,000 acres of land within the Southern Ute Indian Reservation.
Project Location:
Ignacio, CO
Amount Requested: $4,798,000

Recipient: Southern Ute Indian Tribe 
Project purpose: Investment in broadband modernization on the Southern Ute Reservation.
Project Location:
Ignacio, CO
Amount Requested: $23,000,000

Recipient: Town of La Veta
Project purpose: Construction of a new water treatment plant in La Veta.
Project Location:
La Veta, CO
Amount Requested: $600,000

Recipient: City of Loveland, Public Works, Stormwater Department
Project purpose: Combined stormwater, water, and water quality project to address aging, undersized, and failing infrastructure within downtown Loveland.
Project Location:
Loveland, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Town of Minturn
Project purpose: Replacement of an outdated water tank.
Project Location:
Minturn, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Project 7 Water Authority
Project purpose: Development of the Ridgway Water Treatment Plant to serve Southwest Colorado.
Project Location:
Montrose, CO
Amount Requested: $3,000,000

Recipient: Town of Palisade
Project purpose: Merging of Palisade wastewater treatment with Clifton Sanitation District.
Project Location:
Palisade, CO
Amount Requested: $700,000

Recipient: Town of Parachute
Project purpose: Extend water and sewer infrastructure to areas of Parachute that currently have no service.
Project Location:
Parachute, CO
Amount Requested: $2,480,000

Recipient: Town of Rico
Project purpose: Construction of a central sewer system in Rico, which currently does not have one.
Project Location:
Rico, CO
Amount Requested: $2,500,000

Recipient: Town of Silt
Project purpose: Replacement of two aging water production skids and construction of a third to keep up with demand.
Project Location:
Silt, CO
Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Recipient: Town of Telluride
Project purpose: Rehabilitation of a 60-year-old pressurized municipal water line connecting the Mill Creek Water Treatment Plant to the Town of Telluride.
Project Location:
Telluride, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Town of Telluride
Project purpose: Incorporation of an additional filtration system at the Pandora Water Treatment Plant to account for increased debris from an avalanche during the winter of 2018/2019.
Project Location:
Telluride, CO
Amount Requested: $300,000

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Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee
Listed in alphabetical order by location
CDS financial certification letter

Recipient: CO Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Project purpose: Expanding the 2-1-1 technology footprint to more quickly deploy support in the event of a disaster.
Project Location:
Lakewood, CO
Amount Requested: $750,000

Recipient: City of Loveland
Project purpose: Equip Loveland Public Works staff with communication accessibility to serve the community during an emergency event.
Project Location:
Loveland, CO
Amount Requested: $226,000

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Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee

Listed in alphabetical order by location
CDS financial certification letter

Recipient: Adams State University
Project purpose: Development of a partnership between ASU and CSU to offer a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering on the Adams State University Campus in Alamosa.
Project Location:
Alamosa, CO
Amount Requested: $1,123,000

Recipient: The Farm Collaborative
Project purpose: Creating a comprehensive network of educational opportunities, internships and mentorships, training programs, recruitment efforts, financial-support opportunities, housing resources, and connections to land and landowners, to aid aspiring and beginning farmers from diverse backgrounds.
Project Location:
Aspen, CO
Amount Requested: $600,000

Recipient: Children’s Hospital of Colorado
Project purpose: Funding for projects and services to address disparate mortality rates for African American mothers and children.
Project Location:
Aurora, CO
Amount Requested: $500,000

Recipient: Second Chance Center, Inc.
Project purpose: Development of an economic development resource center to increase access to “ready work” jobs for low-income, BIPOC, and formerly incarcerated individuals.
Project Location:
Aurora, CO
Amount Requested: $2,618,000

Recipient: African Chamber of Commerce Colorado
Project purpose: This project will support the development of a refugee, immigrant, and migrant (RIM) economic opportunity center to provide financial literacy and business development training to historically underserved communities.
Project Location:
Aurora, CO
Amount Requested: $4,772,000

Recipient: Village Exchange Center
Project purpose: Expansion of the Village Exchange Center, to facilitate programming in food security and workforce development.
Project Location:
Aurora, CO
Amount Requested: $2,519,000

Recipient: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Project purpose: Funding to grow the pipeline of qualified under-represented minority students seeking admission to STEM and health professional programs.
Project Location:
Aurora, CO
Amount Requested: $999,000

Recipient: University of Colorado Boulder
Project purpose: Funding to expand CU Boulder’s pre-college programming and outreach to low-income and first-generation students in rural communities across Colorado.
Project Location:
Boulder, CO
Amount Requested: $266,000

Recipient: University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Project purpose: Creation of an Aerospace Engineering program at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.
Project Location:
Colorado Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $1,080,000

Recipient: Reaching HOPE
Project purpose: Expanding trauma recovery program to center linguistic needs and cultural values to better serve the Latinx community.
Project Location:
Commerce City, CO
Amount Requested: $321,000

Recipient: Kids in Need of Dentistry (KIND)
Project purpose: Renovation of an existing space for a new pediatric dental clinic in Commerce City operated by Kids in Need of Dentistry.
Project Location:
Commerce City, CO
Amount Requested: $100,000

Recipient: Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County
Project purpose: Creation of a neighborhood center that will provide easy access to high-quality, coordinated whole-person health care and social support.
Project Location:
Commerce City, CO
Amount Requested: $100,000

Recipient: Kids First Health Care
Project purpose: Purchase and renovation of a space for a new pediatric health clinic in Commerce City. The clinic will provide medical, mental health, and dental care.
Project Location:
Commerce City, CO
Amount Requested: $800,000

Recipient: Reaching HOPE
Project purpose: Virtual mental health support and programming for helping professionals (mental health care workers, schoolteachers, first responders, social workers, healthcare workers, victim advocates, caseworkers, etc.)
Project Location:
Commerce City, CO
Amount Requested: $506,000

Recipient: Boys & Girls Clubs in Colorado, Inc.
Project purpose: Increasing mental health supports, improving academic enrichment programs, and enhancing technology infrastructure for BGC youth, families, and staff.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $500,000

Recipient: La Clinica Tepeyac, Inc.
Project purpose: Construction of an integrated health center containing medical, dental, behavioral, and pharmacy services.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Recipient: CareerWise Colorado
Project purpose: Development of tools necessary for apprenticeship program by partnering with chambers of commerce, industry intermediaries, member companies, and local schools and colleges.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $1,750,000

Recipient: Mile High United Way
Project purpose: Funding of a program helping young adults age 18 to 24 who have transitioned out of the child welfare system with housing, mental health care, and more.
Project Location:
Denver, CO         
Amount Requested: $105,000

Recipient: Metropolitan State University Denver
Project purpose: Creation of a new SpaceTech Scholars program at MSU Denver, increasing recruitment, retention, graduation, and career placement rates of underrepresented students as entry-level technicians in aerospace and engineering.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $753,000

Recipient: BuildStrong Education
Project purpose: Curriculum design and implementation for training in skilled labor trades in the construction industry.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $250,000

Recipient: City and County of Denver
Project purpose: Program offering critical incident debriefing, reintegration support, proactive mental health, wellness check-ins, and more to Denver Police Officers and Sheriffs.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $656,000

Recipient: National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement
Project purpose: Funding for the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement, Inc. to recruit students from underrepresented communities and supply them with training and externship opportunities, eventually leading to employment.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $455,000

Recipient: Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Project purpose: Construction of health care facility with safe medical respite beds for homeless individuals who no longer require hospitalization, but who cannot be safely discharged onto the streets.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Recipient: Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Project purpose: Creation of a new vocational training program at Jewish Family Services of Colorado. JFS provides training in IT, health care support, digital literacy, food support, emergency financial assistance for housing and transportation, mental health counseling, and more.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $500,000

Recipient: Denver Health & Hospital Authority/CAM
Project purpose: Creation of the Center for Addiction Medicine (CAM) Academy. Academies will target training, technical assistance, and subject matter expert consultation for psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals, outpatient mental health and substance use centers, and residential mental health and substance treatment facilities across the region.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $750,000

Recipient: Denver Office of Economic Development and Opportunity
Project purpose: Strengthen training and job placement efforts for large public projects.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Metropolitan State University of Denver
Project purpose: Financial and academic support to underserved and disadvantaged students to become baccalaureate prepared Registered Nurses.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $846,000

Recipient: CU Denver – Office of Inclusive Excellence
Project purpose: Program providing structure and resources to advance institutional efforts toward more equitable outcomes in STEM coursework, undergraduate student retention, and STEM degree completion, with an emphasis on minority students.
Project Location:
Denver, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Region 9 Economic Development District
Project purpose: Conduction of a feasibility study to evaluate substance use disorder resources and needs in Southwest Colorado.
Project Location:
Durango, CO
Amount Requested: $150,000

Recipient: Fort Lewis College Center for Innovation
Project purpose: Contribute to workforce development, job creation, and economic development and resiliency in rural Southwest Colorado.
Project Location:
Durango, CO
Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Recipient: Fort Lewis College
Project purpose: Creation of a new natural resource-focused workforce development program in Landscape Restoration, Natural Resource Entrepreneurship, and Water Leadership.
Project Location:
Durango, CO
Amount Requested: $733,000

Recipient: United Way of Southwest Colorado
Project purpose: Increased funding for “Action Teams” addressing food insecurity, child maltreatment, youth mental health, and kindergarten readiness in Southwestern Colorado.
Project Location:
Durango, CO
Amount Requested: $750,000

Recipient: Colorado State University
Project purpose: Establishment of a program to close the educational equity gap exacerbated by the pandemic through a university-based program that partners with secondary schools, creating a support system from high school to college for marginalized, first-generation, and rural students.
Project Location:
Fort Collins, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Colorado State University
Project purpose: Establishment of an Institute for Mental and Behavioral Health at Colorado State University to address critical issues in rural health.
Project Location:
Fort Collins, CO
Amount Requested: $1,540,000

Recipient: Fremont Multidistrict Initiative
Project purpose: Expanding educational opportunities currently limited to select schools to students across the region rather than replicating programming at individual schools.
Project Location:
Fremont County, CO
Amount Requested: $2,855,000

Recipient: Valley Settlement
Project purpose: Purchase and retrofit of three buses for the El Busesito Preschool Program.
Project Location:
Glenwood Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $285,000

Recipient: Mountain Family Health Centers
Project purpose: Relocation and expansion of the Edwards Integrated Health Center.
Project Location:
Glenwood Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $1,500,000

Recipient: Colorado West Health Care System, Community Hospital
Project purpose: Construction of an advanced cancer treatment center.
Project Location:
Grand Junction, CO
Amount Requested: $3,520,000

Recipient: Haxtun Hospital District
Project purpose: Completion of a Main Street Health Clinic and construction of a Wellness Center to serve healthcare needs of the Town of Haxtun.
Project Location:
Haxtun, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Clear Creek County
Project purpose: Construction of a one-stop “Collaborative Care Center,” housing primary care, state and federal eligibility programs, mental and behavioral health providers, immunizations, WIC, and other CDPHE CORE services.
Project Location:
Idaho Springs, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Firefly Autism
Project purpose: Hiring and training of registered behavior technicians at Firefly Autism.
Project Location:
Lakewood, CO
Amount Requested: $750,000

Recipient: Larimer County
Project purpose: Explore changes in aging-related needs and resource access in the context of COVID-19 to identify current community needs and gaps in available resources.
Project Location:
Larimer County, CO
Amount Requested: $100,000

Recipient: Town of Palisade
Project purpose: Construction of a community clinic and urgent care facility in a ‘medical desert’ area, serving a rural, under-served population.
Project Location:
Palisade, CO
Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Recipient: Colorado River BOCOES
Project purpose: Workforce training program for students and recent graduates.
Project Location:
Parachute, CO
Amount Requested: $3,189,000

Recipient: Parkview Medical Center
Project purpose: Establishment of a new cancer center on the campus of Parkview Medical Center.
Project Location:
Pueblo, CO
Amount Requested: $500,000

Recipient: Foster Source
Project purpose: Implementation of CHAMPS Program in 3 pilot counties (Adams, Denver, Larimer). CHAMPS Provides mental health therapy and trauma-informed counselling to children and families in the foster system.
Project Location:
Thornton, CO
Amount Requested: $75,000

Recipient: Fire Star Educational Foundation
Project purpose: Educational resource program providing cybersecurity and computer science training to grade school students.
Project Location:
Thornton, CO
Amount Requested: $880,000

Recipient: Wellington Fire Protection District
Project purpose: Creation of a peer-based mental health support program available to Wellington Fire employees and their families.
Project Location:
Wellington, CO
Amount Requested: $18,000

Recipient: Best Buddies International, Inc.
Project purpose: Establishment and delivery of community-based inclusion services at 22 middle and high schools, providing opportunities for friendship and leadership development to over 550 students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Project Location:
Westminster, CO
Amount Requested: $330,000