Department of Local Affairs
1313 Sherman Street, Room 521
Denver, CO 80203
Federal Grants Program Manager
To provide a range of services and activities having a measurable and potentially major impact on causes of poverty in the community or those areas of the community where poverty is a particularly acute problem. Eligible activities include employment, education, income management, housing, emergency services, nutrition, linkages with other programs, self sufficiency, and health. Colorado has 35 eligible entities that receive CSBG funds annually, which are distributed on a formula basis. Ninety percent of the funds are allocated to the 35 eligible entities, while five percent is for administration and five percent is reserved to the Governor's discretion.
CSBG is not open for applications, it is provided to already established eligible entities across Colorado.