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Colorado Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Mini-Grants (Colorado)

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    Funder Type

    State Government

    IT Classification

    B - Readily funds technology as part of an award


    Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)


    The CDOT Office of Transportation Safety offers community coalitions and others to apply for mini-grants to help support specific traffic safety education and enforcement efforts. 

    Funding is divided into separate categories: 

    1. Impaired Driving - Help support increased law enforcement efforts on select national holidays. 
    2. Click It or Ticket - Help support various campaign efforts, including Rural Click It or Ticket; May Mobilization; Nighttime; and Child Passenger Safety Week. 
    3. Speed Enforcement and Control - Help support upgraded or additional speed equipment and enforcement efforts. CDOT will require agencies selected to focus on at least one night time (2100-0300 hrs.) speed enforcement element which will address other violations encountered such as DUI, and Failure to Use Safety Belts. 
    4. General - Help support specific traffic safety education and enforcement efforts. Topics include but are not limited to seat belts, teen drivers, distracted driving, and child passenger safety. 

    History of Funding

    None is available.

    Additional Information

    CDOT funds grants on a œcost reimbursement basis only. CDOT will not make payments in advance or in anticipation of goods or services.  Claims for reimbursement will be submitted to the OTS on a monthly basis if there are any costs incurred.

    Examples of unallowable project costs include, but are not limited to, the following: 
    • Office furniture and fixtures 
    • Food and Beverages 
    • Routine roadway construction or maintenance
    • Funds that supplant existing budgets


    Leslie Chase

    Leslie Chase
    Traffic Safety Initiatives
    4201 E. Arkansas Avenue
    Denver, CO 80222
    (303) 512-5003
    (303) 757-9219

  • Eligibility Details

    Eligible Applicants include:
    • Colorado state agencies
    • Federally recognized tribal governments
    • Cities, counties and their sub-agencies
    • For Profit entities
    • Non-profit entities with existing IRS 501 (c) (3) status

    Deadline Details

    Deadlines vary based on category. 

    • Impaired Driving - Deadlines vary based upon the holiday selected. 
    • Click It or Ticket Mini Grants - Deadlines vary based upon the campaign selected
    • Speed Enforcement and Control Mini Grants - Applications can be submitted from October 1 through April 30, annually. 
    • General Mini Grants - Applications can be submitted from October 1 through June 1, annually. 

    Award Details

    Award amounts vary based on category. Cost sharing/matching is not required. 

    • Impaired Driving - Awards range from $500 to $1,500, depending on the holiday selected. 
    • Click It or Ticket Mini Grants - Awards range from $500 to $1,500, depending on the campaign selected.
    • Speed Enforcement and Control Mini Grants - Maximum award of $4,950.
    • General Mini Grants - Maximum award of $4,950.

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