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Colorado Health Disparities and Community Grant Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Dec 1, 2021

Submit questions by email to by November 17, 2021. Answers will be posted on the program website.


The Colorado Health Disparities Grant Program provides funding for projects that positively affect social determinants of health to reduce the risk of future disease and exacerbating health disparities in underrepresented populations.

Funding categories include:

  1. Strategic planning
  2. Building staff and volunteer capacity
  3. Technical assistance for communities and grassroots organizations

The focus is systems or policy initiatives that address social and economic factors such as, but not limited to:

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Social support
  • Community safety
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Food security
  • Access to healthcare
  • Environmental conditions

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

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

Award ceiling: $250,000
Award floor: $125,000
Project period: 15 months
Estimated number of awards: 10-12
Estimated total funding: $2,000,000

Up to 25% of the total award will be given as an initial payment. Remaining funds will be given on a cost reimbursement basis.

Application process

A link to the application package is available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

Email the completed application in a single zip file to

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Access · Community and faith-based initiatives · Community engagement and volunteerism · Educational attainment · Elderly population · Employment and unemployment · Environmental health · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities · Housing and homelessness · Human services · LGBTQ+ · Minorities · People with disabilities · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Policy · Poverty · Public health · Schools · Social determinants of health · Transportation · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Colorado

Organizations (1)

  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, view details

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