Colorado Gaming News: Division of Gaming announces grant program

The Division of Gaming is pleased to announce the opening of the grant application cycle for the first round of funding 2022-2023 of the Responsible Gaming Grants Program.

Under the authority and on behalf of the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission (CLGCC), the Division of Gaming administers a grant program that provides support for efforts that affect, enhance, and support responsible gaming and problem gambling programs in Colorado, along with the issues, which come with advanced gaming and gaming options. The Responsible Gaming Grant Program is designed to provide meaningful funding and promote prevention, addiction gambling education, supplemental counselors, public awareness, treatment, recovery, data and research in Colorado.

Who can apply

*Nonprofit organizations and government agencies/programs that deal directly with problem gambling addiction, addiction treatment, hotline operations, educational programs, counseling, research, advocacy, or support services are eligible to apply for program-related funding.

*Applicants are strongly advised to ensure they have the resources and staff to complete all required reports and attend all required meetings.

*Requests for investment projects are not eligible under this funding process.

*Automatic Disqualification: Any organization found to have made intentional misrepresentations, omissions and/or misleading errors will be disqualified and disqualified from awarding a grant.

*Any previously funded grant recipient who has failed to comply with reporting requirements for prior grant funding will not be eligible to apply for funding in the year following the non-compliance and may be required to submit required documentation before being eligible to apply again.

when to apply

*Grants Open – November 3, 2022

* Scholarship Application Deadline – December 1, 2022, 5:00 p.m

The grants will be approved by the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission and will be awarded to select recipients before March 1, 2023.

How to apply

Entities and organizations that meet the eligibility requirements may apply for a responsible gaming grant by submitting a completed application by the grant deadline. The grant application form and more information on requirements and important dates can be found on the Division of Gaming Responsible Gaming grants page on the Division’s website.