2017 Recipients

The Statewide Internet Portal Authority (SIPA) is pleased to announce the awardees of its 2017 Micro-Grants. SIPA received 47 applications from governments across the State of Colorado. Applications came from state agencies, counties, municipalities, institutions of higher education and special districts. Applications were carefully reviewed by our team of professionals, a committee of our Board of Directors, and our full Board of Directors. We believe that the awarded grant projects will further SIPA’s mission to assist governmental entities to place more information, products and services online. 

Congratulations to our 2017 awardees and thanks to all of our applicants!

 

Organization Amount Purpose
Thunderbird Water & Sanitation District $1,000

To rebuild and enhance the district's website.

City of Westminster $6,500 To provide keyword - searchable access to a portion of the Westminster Window newspaper dating back to 1947.
City of Grand Junction $6,000 To develop an interactive web-based application that will provide information about Parks and Recreation activities, track locations most used, and assess an increase in physical activity.
Grandview Estates Rural Water Conservation District

$1,750

To create a website on the colorado.gov platform to inform and engage the community.
City of Yuma $6,500 For assistance in migrating the current website to the Colorado.gov platform, giving visitors the opportunity to access information that is clear, concise and engaging.
Department of Natural Resources $6,000 To contract with a UI/UX consultant to improve website and content.
Department of Natural Resources

$5,000

To fund a web content intern to improve content based on web user data from Google Analytics that indicates that users aren't currently navigating the current site well.
Department of Law $6,500 For assistance to migrate the COAG POST website to the Colorado.gov platform.
Town of Moffat $1,000 To build a website so that citizens, guests, and neighboring communities can have communication, information, and transparency in Moffat.
West Custer County Library District $3,024 To annotate local or oral histories and make them available to the public via online access.
Arriba-Flagler Consolidated School District 20 $6,500 To enhance the school district's website to provide online access to common district documents using online forms and Google Drive.
City of Durango $2,500 For 24/7 live streaming DGOV video service.
Colorado Department of Public Safety $6,000 To assist the center in creating and making available a statewide educational curriculum on student suicide prevention.
Department of Natural Resources $4,000 For website updates and redesign on the colorado.gov platform to make the data, models and information more accessible to users.
Office of Economic Development and International Trade $4,000 To implement and customize the transaction module in Salesforce based Community Grants System.
Mosca-Hooper Conservation District $2,000 To increase website functionality and usefulness for end-users.
City of Manitou Springs $6,500 To upgrade the city's website to colorado.gov in order to increase economic and social vitality.
Clear Creek Metro Recreation District $5,000 To implement a new website on colorado.gov.
City of Woodland Park $1,938 For digital conversion of 12 historic City record books, including indexing, to make records available to the public.
Adams State University Alamosa $6,500 For preservation of, and access to, deteriorating historic newspapers that are currently only available on microfilm.
History Colorado $6,500 To create publicly accessible database records, establish searchable inventories, and enable location tracking, providing digital access to thousands of archaeological artifacts from Colorado.
Town of Wiggins $1,800 To electronically scan all of the Town's historical plat maps and design plans into a digital format.
Highland Rescue Team Ambulance District $6,500 To assist with the updating and migration of the current website to Colorado.gov.
Lyons Regional Library District $5,000 To support staffing and promo materials for "Tech Tuesdays" outreach and education program to drive more usage of the Library's online resources (on-site and remote).
Department of Personnel and Administration $6,500 To digitize rolls of microfilm containing Denver County birth records from 1868-1963, so that all pre-1918 records can be made available online.
Department of Regulatory Agencies $6,500 To build an application that provides greater transparency on health insurance filings, leading to increased engagement by consumers by making it easier to find, research and comment on filings.
Clear Creek County Library District $3,000 To digitize and provide online access to the Colorado Miner (1867-1894), a Georgetown newspaper important to both county and state history.
Clear Creek Metro Recreation District $2,750 To contract for professional services to develop a custom application for recreation services.
Lake County $3,500 To purchase a Rapid Tag printer and Salamander Live user licenses for critical incident management and accountability.
City of Glenwood Spring $5,000 To implement CivicClerk, an online agenda management system, to will help council better engage with our citizens
Colorado Department of Human Services $6,500

To build a single custom homepage for the new OBH online Licensing and Designation Database (LADDERS) to support the entry point for external users.

Eagle County Public Health and Environment $5,634.00 To implement mobile communication resource center with a secure wireless internet connection.
Town of Bennett $4,000 To afford wireless access points and installation throughout the new Town Hall. 
Custer County $3,000 To put more information online for community members, including live streaming County Commissioner meetings. 
City of Idaho Springs $3,000 To put more information online for community members as well as build community awareness of government happenings by video streaming council meetings to residents.