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Planning Grants

Palisade Skate Park in Palisade, CO.

GOCO planning grants help local governments execute a wide range of planning efforts, including site-specific plans, department master plans, and strategic plans.

Who Can Apply

Local governments are eligible to apply for planning grants. Planning grants have a limit of $75,000; there is no maximum for the total project cost. Applicants must provide at least 25% of the total project cost in matching funds, at least 10% of which must be a cash match.

How To Apply

Before beginning your application, contact program coordinator Madison Brannigan (303-226-4526) to discuss your project's eligibility.

Download the application and review the entire document before you begin, paying particular attention to eligibility criteria to ensure your project meets all requirements. Do not reference or re-use applications from prior grant cycles. 



  • April 8, 2019: Application posted
  • June 6, 2019: Application drafts due
  • June 27, 2019: Applications due
  • September 27, 2019: Grants awarded


Contact Madison Brannigan at 303.226.4526.