Fund Owner: Colorado Department of Education
The Connecting Colorado Students Grant Program provided funds to increase access to broadband services for students, educators, and other staff who lack stable, reliable internet access for remote learning.
HB 20B-1001 appropriated $20 million from the general fund to award grants through the Connecting Colorado Students grant program to increase access to broadband services for students, educators, and other staff who lack stable, reliable internet access for online learning. Eligible applicants that receive this grant shall use the funds to meet the internet access needs of its students, educators, and other staff.
January 2021: CCSG Round 1 Applicant Awards released
All funding has been allocated. No additional application windows are planned at this time.
- School districts (on behalf of all schools or particular schools)
- Charter School Institute (CSI)
- Charter schools (Note: the charter school’s authorizer will be the fiscal agent, if funded)
- Federally recognized Tribes that operates a public school in Colorado.