CATPA Grants

The Colorado General Assembly gave CATPA the authority to award grants to multi-agency auto theft prevention, enforcement, investigative and prosecution programs for the purpose of reducing motor vehicle theft in Colorado. CATPA awards approximately $4 million each year, contingent upon insurance assessment collections. The CATPA Board is committed to awarding grants that will reduce automobile theft in Colorado. The Colorado Department of Public Safety through the Colorado State Patrol is responsible for management of the grant program.


CATPA Grant Procedures and Guiding Principles

The Board will support and use established application procedures, requirements, guiding principles, evaluation criteria and procedures for reviewing, evaluating and awarding grants. The Board:
 
1. shall solicit and review applications for grants pursuant to §42-5-112 (3)(a) C.R.S.
 
2. will use guiding principles, consistent with §42-5-112 (3)(b) C.R.S., to review applications.  These guiding principles include:
A. A geographical distribution and representation for a statewide impact to reduce auto theft.
B. Relevance to the incidence where auto theft crime is prevalent.
C. Significance to per capita auto theft incidence to protect the public from harm.
D. Priority to multi agency task force and programs.
 
3. will use criteria-based evaluation methodologies, described in the Grant Managers Guidance publication, including:
A. Technical Capacity
B. Management Capacity
C. Past Performance
 

Grant Criteria

Under statutory authority to combat vehicle theft in the State of Colorado, will consider applications for grants for theft prevention, enforcement, prosecution, training, or offender rehabilitation. Grants are subject to availability of funds.
By statute, the Board shall select grants that represent multiple jurisdictions and serve a variety of geographical areas. Programs may include but are not limited to:

  • Multi-agency law enforcement and national insurance crime bureau task force programs using proactive investigative methods to reduce the incidents of motor vehicle theft and related crimes and to increase apprehension of motor vehicle thieves and persons who attempt to defraud insurance companies in order to:
    • Direct proactive investigative and enforcement efforts toward the reduction of motor vehicle thefts.
    • Increase recoveries of stolen motor vehicles, including farm and construction equipment
    • Increase the arrests of perpetrators.
  • Programs that engage in crime prevention efforts, activities, and public awareness campaigns that are intended to reduce the public's victimization by motor vehicle theft, fraud, and related crimes.
  • Programs that provide or develop specialized training for motor vehicle theft investigations personnel, including but not limited to law enforcement personnel, county title and registration clerks, division of revenue title clerks, and port-of-entry officials, in order to enhance knowledge, skills, procedures, and systems to detect, prevent, and combat motor vehicle theft and fraud and related crimes.
  • Programs to provide for the support and maintenance of one or more dedicated prosecutors who have the specific mission and expertise to provide legal guidance and prosecutorial continuity to complex criminal cases arising from the activities of a multi-agency law enforcement program; and
  • Programs to prevent future criminal behavior by first time offenders who have been charged, convicted, or adjudicated for motor vehicle theft.

FY2021 Grant Schedule

The following FY2021 CATPA Grant Schedule is published to ensure timeliness and coordination for submission, review, award and posting of the FY2021 CATPA Grant Process.

                              TOPIC                                                                                                 DATE

 

Board approval of FY2021 Grant Managers Guidance........................... Thursday, October 17, 2019

FY2021 CATPA Grant Announcement................................................... Thursday, November 7, 2019

FY2021 CATPA Grant Workshop.......................................................... Thursday, December 05, 2019

Grant Workshop will be held at 710 Kipling Street 2nd Floor Conference Room from 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Application Opening....................................................................... Friday, December 06, 2019

Applicant Meeting – Intent to Apply with Available Funds................. Friday, January 17, 2020

Located at the CATPA Office 710 Kipling Street, Suite 106 Lakewood, CO 80215 from 9:00 - 12:00

Application Due to the CATPA Office............................................... Friday, January 31, 2020

CATPA Office Review and Develop Q’s & A’s with Applicant.............. Thursday, February 6, 2020

CATPA Office Executive Summary for Board Advisory....................... Thursday, February 13, 2020

Board Funding Conference Day 1 – Application Review.................... Thursday, February 27, 2020

Location to be determined within the Denver Metro Area

Board Questions Delivered Applicant............................................... Thursday, March 05, 2020

Board Responses from Applicant due to CATPA Office...................... Thursday, March 12, 2020

Board Funding Conference Day 2 - Review & Award Findings............ Thursday, March 26, 2020

Location to be determined within the Denver Metro Area

Award Announcement & Revision Notice........................................ Friday, April 03, 2020

FY2021 Final Application (Revision with Board Approval)...................... Friday, April 17, 2020

Delivery of Tentative Grant Agreement............................................ Friday, April 30, 2020

Signed Grant Agreements to CATPA................................................ Monday, June 01, 2020

FY2021 Grant Agreements Fully Executed............................................ Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Quarterly Financial Reimbursements................................................ 40 days after quarter ends

Applicable Statistical Quarterly Reporting ....................................... 40 days after quarter ends

Semi-Annual Report....................................................................... Friday, January 29, 2021

Annual Report................................................................................ Monday, August 16, 2021

 

Apply Now - FY2021 Grant Application - Applications being accepted until January 31, 2020

To apply for the CATPA grant, you must complete the Grant Application.  For detailed instructions on how to complete the grant application please refer to the Grant Manager Guidance.  Please use the links below when completing the Grant Application ensuring that all items listed on the Grant Application Checklist have been completed.  For questions, please contact either Kenya Lyons at 303-239-5881 or via email at Kenya.Lyons@state.co.us or Krystal Cook-Matson at 303-239-5882 or via email at Krystal.Cook-Matson@state.co.us.

FY2021 CATPA Grant Application

FY2021 CATPA Grant Checklist

FY2021 CATPA Grant Managers Guidance Manual

FY2021 Grant Workshop Powerpoint

 

Current Grantee Reporting

If you are a current CATPA grantee, below you will find links to the ATICC monthly reporting system, and various reporting documents.

Reporting Requirements and Forms:

ALPR Standards and Requirements

ATICC Monthly Reporting

ATICC Monthly Report User Guide

ATICC Quarterly Reporting

Attorney General's Office Quarterly Reporting

Authorized Officials Signature Form

BATTLE Quarterly Reporting

CAAT Quarterly Reporting

CATI Quarterly Reporting

CATPA Change in Project Officials Form

CATPA Advance Payment Request Form

CATPA Inventory Certification Form

CATPA Inventory Removal Certification Form

CATPA Modification Request

CATPA Semiannual and Final Report

CATPA Monitoring Guidance

CATPA On-site Monitoring Checklist

CATPA Financial Payment Form

CMATT Quarterly Reporting

Multiagency Policies: Agreement Form

Pre-Program Public Prevention Report

Post-Program Public Prevention Report

Thornton PD Quarterly Reporting

Training Planning Report

Training Evaluation Report

 

Current Grants

FY2020 Grant Breakdown


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