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Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants

Caring for Colorado Foundation
Oct 6, 2017



Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants fund projects that improve or increase access to affordable and available community health programs and services. The most competitive proposals will target an underserved population with a documented community need for the proposed project.

2015-2018 Priority Funding Areas include:

  • Healthy children and youth
  • Oral health
  • Mental health
  • Healthcare workforce
  • Community health

Applications will be accepted from:

  • Charitable nonprofit organizations with tax-exempt classification
  • Tax-supported institutions including state or local governments or schools
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The amount granted to an organization varies depending on many factors, including a project's total budget and the potential impact of the proposed interventions. Foundation staff members are available to discuss specific project needs prior to submission of a proposal. The Foundation favors proposals that include broad community support, additional funders, and an indication of how the program or project will be sustained after the grant is finished.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application portal are available on the program website.

The deadline for online system registration is September 15, 2017. Grant submission deadline is October 6, 2017.

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Access · Behavioral health · Capital funding · Children and youth · Health workforce education and training · Healthcare workforce · Integrated service delivery · Mental health · Oral health · Policy · Schools · Telehealth · Transportation · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Colorado

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.