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Colorado Health Disparities and Community Grant Program

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Aug 19, 2024

Submit questions by email to by August 2, 2024. Answers will be posted on the program website by August 5th, 2024.


The Colorado Health Disparities Grant Program supports community projects aimed at preventing, detecting and treating cancer, cardiovascular, and chronic pulmonary diseases among underrepresented populations in Colorado. The grants focus on addressing systemic health disparities and improving health equity by tackling physical, and social environmental challenges, including barriers associated with accessing timely and preventive health care.

Funding under this RFA emphasizes collaboration and inclusivity, requiring partnerships across various sectors to effectively address the needs of underrepresented and vulnerable communities.


Eligible applicants are Colorado-based community or grassroots organizations, including:

  • Nonprofits
  • Healthcare organizations
  • Governmental agencies
  • Public educational institutions
  • Federally-recognized tribes
  • Native American-serving organizations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $615,000
Award floor: $555,000
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 9

Application process

Interested applicants must submit a Pre-Application Requirement for Request for Applications (PAR-RFA). All PAR-RFA submissions will be reviewed and scored to arrive at select finalists that score high enough into a competitive range as defined by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.

Links to application instructions and the online application are available on the program website.

Applicant webinar
July 31, 2024
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Mountain
Meeting ID: 830 4289 2897
Passcode: 629945

Tagged as
Access · Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Health disparities · Networking and collaboration · Policy · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Colorado

Organizations (1)

  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, view details

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