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Colorado Capital Infrastructure – Increasing Access to Care for Coloradans of Color

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Colorado Health Foundation
Feb 15, 2024

The Colorado Health Foundation provides funding for capital projects for safety net practices in Colorado designed to build the capacity of clinics to serve more Coloradans of color with team-based, comprehensive primary care centered on patients' preferences, needs and values. Projects must support the Foundation's cornerstones.

Examples of eligible projects include:

  • Facility acquisition, construction, renovation or expansion
  • Medical and office equipment purchases
  • Equipment and/or technology costs for patients without the means to access telemedicine services, as well as patient education on the use of telemedicine
  • Equipment and/or technology costs for providers to provide and/or improve telemedicine services for patients
  • Hardware, software, installation and technical assistance costs associated with health information technology systems
  • Operating expenses associated with physical or information technology expansions and/or improvements

Eligible applicants are nonprofit clinics and public agencies that provide comprehensive primary care services and meet the following criteria:

  • Serve at least 50% patients of color, defined as Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Indigenous/Native American and multiracial communities
  • At least 50% of patients served are living on low income, demonstrated through Medicaid caseload, number of uninsured and/or individuals on the Children's Health Plan Plus or the Colorado Indigent Care Program

Applicants should provide integrated healthcare services through teams composed of behavioral, physical, and/or oral healthcare providers.

For-profit clinics will also be eligible to apply for the primary care capital funding, provided they meet the criteria.

Examples of eligible organizations include:

  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Community safety net clinics
  • School-based health centers
  • Community mental health centers with integrated primary care services
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $400,000

Application process

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

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Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Behavioral health · Black or African American · Capital funding · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health information technology · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare quality · Hispanic or Latino · Integrated service delivery · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Oral health · Poverty · Primary care · Racial and ethnic groups · Rural Health Clinics · Telehealth · Uninsured and underinsured · Colorado

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