Application Process


We strive to make the application process as streamlined as possible. Feel free to contact us at any time with questions.

To get started, follow these steps:

1. Consult with Your Investment Banker and Review our Financing Guidelines. Contact CECFA with any questions about your eligibility prior to submitting an application, particularly if your project is outside of Colorado.

2. Complete an Application (see links to Standard Borrower and Charter School applications on the right). Send completed applications to Mark Heller, Executive Director (, Calvin Hanson, General Counsel (, and Michael Berwanger, Financial Advisor (

Applications are due no later than the Tuesday 11 days before the board meeting. Click here to see our schedule of application deadlines.

Only electronic applications will be accepted.

In order to be included in the agenda, draft resolutions for Board action prepared by bond counsel must be received by the Monday following the deadline for application submittal. E-mail transmittal is preferred.

Application Fee. Standard applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable $5,000 application fee check, made payable to CECFA. This amount is credited toward the Initial Fee charged by CECFA if the transaction closes. Small Borrower applications require a $7,500 application fee, which is the only fee that is charged to most borrowers qualifying for the program.

Click here for our complete Schedule of Fees.

Once your application is submitted it will be submitted to the CECFA Board of Directors for approval.

DAC InformationClick here for DAC information for new borrowers. Click here for DAC information for existing borrowers.  To sign up please contact Lisa Olsen at 407-515-1100 or



CECFA’s Board of Directors meets the fourth Wednesday of the month, with the exception of November and December. These two meetings are combined into one, held in early December.

Click here for a calendar of annual Board meetings and application deadlines.

Standard Borrower

Charter School Application

Fee Schedule

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