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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
Jan 31, 2024

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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
  4. Operational support

The focus is systems or policy initiatives that align with the Healthy People 2030 initiative to address social determinants of health 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: $190,000
Award floor: $160,000
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 18
Estimated total funding: $3,000,000

Awards are made on a cost reimbursement basis. Recipients will be reimbursed monthly for approved expenses.

Application process
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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