2020 - 2021 Recipients

 

Thanks for your interest in the SIPA Micro-Grant.

This year, we received 92 requests for micro-grants and are able to fund 33 of those totaling over $161,000.

View a map of all new and past awardees across Colorado below.

Organization Amount Requested Purpose
Adams County E-911 Emergency Telephone Service Authority $4,500 to build a website on the official colorado.gov portal.
Arvada Police Department $1,890 to purchase public-facing document capabilities based on transparency by incorporating public-facing department policies.
Canon City Area Fire Protection District $6,500 to establish a public interface website to manage open burn permits, daily burn requests, and restriction notifications for Fremont and Custer County, Colorado.
Cañon City Public Library $2,000 to purchase desktop public use computers to better serve our customers, for homework, job searching, research.
City of Colorado Springs $2,500 to digitize legislative documents for persons with disabilities and those who use assistive technology to connect with City programs and services.
City of Colorado Springs- Sales Tax Department $6,500 to implement MuniRevs sales tax system, enhancing customer service for nearly 20,000 business license holders and tax filers.
City of Trinidad $8,500 to create an interactive, online version of our brand new Trinidad and Las Animas County Regional Guide for gravel bicycling.
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing $6,500 to modernize HCPF’s online survey system to better serve Coloradans by digitally managing feedback, analyzing survey results, and automating the process, including gift card distribution.
Colorado Department of Higher Education $2,333 to add ADA Compliance features to select websites.
Colorado Department of Higher Education $6,500 to enhance functionality and data collection capabilities of Colorado’s Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), in collaboration with CDLE and CWDC, CDHE will use the funds.
Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety $6,500 to build a website on the official colorado.gov portal
Colorado State Land Board $5,000 to embed a statewide, digital, interactive storymap using the ARCgis platform into our official colorado.gov website to make county-specific trust land data available to the public.
Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) $8,500 to implement an accessible yet secure docketing system that supports socially distanced Zoom hearings for licensing proceedings to aid Colorado licensing hearings through secure document capture.
Colorado Dept. of Public Safety - School Resource Center $6,500 to acquire AODocs to set up a back-end interface and searchable document "library" on the CSSRC website on the official colorado.gov portal.
Colorado State Patrol $6,500 to build a website on the official colorado.gov portal.
Colorado State Patrol $2,610 to implement the Granicus govDelivery Cloud that enables CSP to connect with Patrol members across Colorado.
Colorado First Conservation District $2,250 to build a website on the official colorado.gov portal
Evergreen Metro District $6,500 to assist in assessing, upgrading and maintaining cyber security posturing in order to maintain resilience of critical infrastructure.
Golden History Museum & Park $3,000 to digitize 150 years of newspapers from the Golden Transcript, Colorado's second-oldest, continuously published newspaper, and making it accessible online.
Huerfano County $6,500 to help with one-time costs to migrate to Google Workspace from Zimbra and a Linux file server.
Nederland Community Library District $1,441 to migrate to Google Workspace to further enhance security of operations.
Niwot Sanitation District $6,500 to build a website on the official colorado.gov portal.
Orchard City Irrigation District $4,500 to build a website on the official colorado.gov portal.
Red Feather Mountain Library District $6,000 to acquire a professional evaluation to improve existing infrastructure, and outside wireless.
Rico Fire Protection District $2,000 to build a website on the official colorado.gov portal.
San Miguel County BOCC Administration $4,500 to upgrade, enhance, and streamline communication strategies to make the public meeting process more transparent and efficient by saving time, effort, paper, and money.
Town of Fowler $5,000 to purchase public-facing computers.
Town of Haxtun $4,250 to build a website on the official colorado.gov portal.
Town of Kremmling $6,500 to build a website on the official colorado.gov portal.
Town of Ophir $5,000 to purchase an engineering and implementation plan for the last mile of Broadband Fiber to The Home.
Town of Ordway $2,500 to build a website on the official colorado.gov portal.
Town of Wiggins $6,500 to build a website on the official colorado.gov portal.
Upper Pine Fire Protection District $4,918 to access broadband and wireless technologies to support all aspects of fire/rescue/EMS operations, utilizing recent infrastructure improvements.