Grant Opportunities

Eligible applicants

Entities eligible to receive grant funding include incorporated municipalities, special districts that provide recreational services or amenities, and recreation districts within Arapahoe County.

2019 Opportunities

View a list of 2019 grant recipients here.

2020 Opportunities

Arapahoe County Open Spaces has allocated $4 million for a single grant cycle in spring 2020, to be awarded in three categories:

  • Six or more Standard Grants:  $100,001 to $500,000, 25% total project cost minimum cash match
  • Up to five Small Grants:  $1,000 to $100,000, 10% total project cost minimum cash match
  • Up to five Planning Grants:  $1,000 to $100,000, 10% total project cost minimum cash match

Each agency may submit a maximum of three applications for the 2020 grant round, to include no more than two Standard Grant applications.

Application materials will be available on January 10, 2020.  Applications will be due on April 10, 2020 and awards will be announced no later than August 1, 2020.  Applications must be submitted electronically through the Arapahoe County Open Spaces Online Grant Portal.