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SEP Community Process

Community SEP Process

2014 Request for SEP Applications


Purpose | Priorities | Funded Projects | Informational Session | Contact




Recognizing the importance of collaborative SEPs and building off a previously successful 2012 pilot project, the Department re-invited nonprofit organizations and governmental entities to submit SEP applications that benefitting communities and neighborhoods in Denver and Adams counties.





First Tier

  • Provide direct benefits to northeast Denver (for example: Elyria, Swansea, Cole, Clayton, and Globeville) or Commerce City neighborhoods.


Second Tier

  • Provide benefits to other areas within the City and County of Denver or Adams County.

Within each tier, priority was given to those projects that:

  • prevent or reduce discharges of pollutants into the environment;
  • result in benefits to more than one media (air, water, waste or health);
  • provide quantifiable, measurable environmental or public health benefits;
  • identify committed community partners;  or
  • leverage additional sources of funding.



Funded Projects


A list of funded projects will be posted in August 2014.


Informational Session


An optional informational session was held on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 in order to provide a brief overview of the SEP program and answer questions pertaining to the Request for SEP Applications document. You may review the SEP Overview Presentation as well as the answers to all submitted questions using the links below.


Introduction to SEPs pdf file

Answers to All Questions pdf file  




Please direct all SEP related questions to cdphe.ppp2@state.co.us (use subject line: “SEP Questions”) or call 303-692-2976.