Who can apply for a Water Supply Reserve Fund (WSRF) Grant?

The Colorado Water Conservation Boards WSRF Pr­ogram provides grants and loans to assist Colorado water users in addressing their critical water supply issues and interests. Eligible entities that may apply for grants or loans from the Program include: ­

  • Public (Government) – municipalities, enterprises, counties and State of Colorado agencies
  • Public (Districts) – special, water and sanitation, conservancy, conservations, irrigation and water activity enterprises
  • Private Incorporated – mutual ditch companies, homeowners associations and non-profit corporations
  • Private – individuals, partnerships and sole proprietors are eligible for Basin Funds but are not eligible for Statewide Funds
  • Non-governmental organizations – typically non-profit but also includes for-profit corporations


How do I apply for a Yampa/White Green Basin (YWG) Grant

  1. Review the WSRF and the YWG Guidelines (both can be found below)
  2. Obtain approval from the YWG Basin Roundtable. This is a two reading process, which takes at least four months. Request your first reading by using the contact information below. The Roundtable MUST receive your application two weeks prior to their next scheduled meeting. If your first reading is approved you will be invited back for a second reading.
  3. IF you receive approval from the Roundtable at your second reading, you will then submit the Grant Application form, statement of work, budget and schedule (all found below) via email to craig.godbout@state.co.us
  4. You will then need to take your grant request in front of the CWCB Board for final approval.

Applications and Guidelines

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