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Colorado Funding & Opportunities

Marva Jean Jackson Rural Community Health Scholarship Grants
Provides small grants to rural facilities and community groups to help pay for the training and education of local healthcare providers.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
Colorado Activating Places and Spaces Together
Funds for local projects in Colorado to get people outdoors and actively engaged in their neighborhoods, thus contributing to a community’s overall health through residential usage and positive experiences.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Advancing Behavioral Health
Funds to support organizations working to improve access to behavioral health services and outcomes in vulnerable communities in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Creating Healthy Schools: Local Implementation Grants
Funding for the implementation of comprehensive school health and wellness plans in Colorado schools.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Creating Healthy Schools: Local Planning and Assessment
Funds for local planning, capacity-building, and community collaboration efforts in Colorado to support the development of comprehensive school health and wellness plans.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Out-of-School Time Physical Activity Grants
Supports organizations working to provide quality, structured physical activity in out-of-school time settings for K-8 students in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Outdoor Physical Activity for Kids Ages 10-14
Funding to increase access to outdoor public spaces designed to encourage physical activity for youth ages 10 to 14.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Physical Activity Infrastructure Program
Awards funding to organizations working to increase access to playground equipment for underserved kids in the K-5th grade age group.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Strengthening Primary Care Grant and Loan Program
The Colorado Strengthening Primary Care program provides grants and/or low-interest loans for the capital needs of primary care providers who are adapting their business infrastructure in preparation for outcomes-based payment models.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsors: Colorado Health Foundation, Vital Healthcare Capital
Healthy Places: Designing an Active Colorado
Funds to increase the number of safe and attractive spaces that encourage residents of Colorado to be physically active.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Primary Care Leadership
Funds to support a training program for the development of primary care clinician champions who support comprehensive, person-centered care at the practice, community, state, or federal level with a goal of enhancing the primary care workforce to drive change, strengthen service delivery, and improve health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter; education and youth development; environmental stewardship; and human services.
Geographic coverage: Available to specific cities in 21 states. See the Where We Give section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Grants
Awards grants in the areas of education, human services, health, and hospitals. Specific project initiatives include food and hunger; economic development; daycare programs; hospital and healthcare agencies; health screenings; health education; AIDS/HIV prevention and education; and equipment for healthcare facilities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 27 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2017
Sponsor: Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Model
An advanced primary care medical home model designed to strengthen primary care through a regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation. The redesign will give practices financial resources and flexibility to make quality and efficiency of care investments and reduce unnecessary health care costs.
Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Kerr Foundation Grants
Provides grants in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and community service.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2017
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
BBVA Compass Foundation Grants
Funds organizations working in the areas of community development, education, health, human services, arts and culture, environment, and diversity.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, New York, and Texas.
Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2017
Sponsor: BBVA Compass
Gates Family Foundation Capital Grants
Provides support for building purchase, construction, expansion, renovation, and/or land acquisition for Colorado organizations working in the areas of arts and culture; education; well-being of children, youth, and families; parks and recreation; and community development.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2017
Sponsor: Gates Family Foundation
Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants
Funds projects in Colorado that improve or increase access to community health programs and services, especially projects that target underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Caring for Colorado Foundation
Colorado Fresh Food Financing Fund (CO4F)
Provides low-interest loans and a limited number of grants to support activities and businesses that improve access to healthy food retail and remove barriers that prevent Colorado's underserved populations from obtaining healthy food.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Colorado Housing and Finance Authority
Colorado J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 30 years in an underserved area of Colorado, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado Resource for Emergency Education And Trauma and Grants (CREATE)
A reimbursement grant program that assists EMS and Trauma entities with training and education to improve the emergency and trauma system in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
Community Facility Loans
Loans to help develop and improve essential community facilities in the rural West.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation (Western RCAC)
Daniels Fund Grants
Offers grants to nonprofit organizations working in the areas of aging, alcoholism and substance abuse, amateur sports, youth development, disabilities, homelessness, and education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Daniels Fund
El Pomar Foundation General Grants
Grant support to Colorado nonprofit organizations involved in health, human services, education, arts and humanities, and civic and community initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: El Pomar Foundation
Environmental Infrastructure Loans
Loans to finance water and waste facility projects in the rural West.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation (Western RCAC)
May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust Grant Program
Grants for projects that offer assistance to foster youth, elder populations, veterans, and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 Western states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
Wells Fargo Corporate Giving Programs
Funding for nonprofit organizations in the areas of community development, education, human services, arts and culture, civic responsibility, housing, and environmental consciousness.
Geographic coverage: Available in 44 States.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wells Fargo
Walmart Foundation State Giving Program Cycle 2 Inactive
Provides grants to organizations working in the area of hunger relief.
Geographic coverage: Available in 31 states
Application Deadline: May 12, 2017
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
Colorado Rural Health Seed Grants Inactive
Offers matching funds for projects or programs that provide healthcare services, education, linkages, and/or tools in rural Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
Dr. Virgilio Licona Community Health Leadership Award Inactive
An award that recognizes individuals who are working to implement effective solutions to community health barriers within the state of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Health Service Corps Provider (CHSC) Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Provides loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado Rural Essential Access Provider (REAP) Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment program for eligible health professionals working in rural or frontier private practice clinics in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program Inactive
Supports healthcare organizations in implementing cancer screening programs; developing education programs; disseminating information on radiogenic diseases; screening eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; providing appropriate referrals; and facilitating documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Colorado Emergency Medical and Trauma Service (EMTS) Provider Grants Inactive
Offers funding to emergency medical and trauma service providers in Colorado for vehicles, communications, data collection, equipment, injury prevention, personnel, and recruitment/ retention.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado EMS and Trauma Emergency Grants Inactive
Offers emergency funds for EMS and trauma providers experiencing an unexpected emergency that seriously hampers the ability to provide services.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado Statewide/Regional System Improvement Funding Inactive
Offers funding for costs related to planning, developing, implementing, maintaining, and improving the EMS and trauma system in Colorado regionally or statewide.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project Inactive
Through the program, farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 awards to local non-profit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2016
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
Kaiser Permanente Education Loan Repayment for Safety Net Clinic Support Staff Program Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance to clinical support staff who provide direct primary care medical, dental, or behavioral healthcare at safety net sites in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2016
Sponsor: Colorado Community Health Network
Laura Jane Musser Fund: Rural Initiative Program Inactive
Encourages collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Hawaii, Michigan, Minnesota, Wyoming, Texas
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2016
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
Comprehensive High-Impact HIV Prevention Projects for Young Men of Color Who Have Sex with Men and Young Transgender Persons of Color Inactive
Grants for community-based organizations to develop and implement Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention programs for young men of color who have sex with men and young transgender persons of color.
Geographic coverage: Available in 33 states and Puerto Rico
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 27, 2016
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Research Projects (HICAHS) Inactive
Grants to support agriculture and forestry occupational health and safety research projects in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2016
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (MAT-PDOA) Inactive
Provides funds for state agencies to expand or enhance access to medication assisted treatment services for individuals with opioid use disorder in states with the highest rates of treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita.
Geographic coverage: 28 states with the highest rates of treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita
Application Deadline: May 31, 2016
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Colorado Rural Health Excellence Award Inactive
Recognizes those who have made notable contributions to health, healthcare, or a healthcare delivery system in rural Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2015
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
Colorado Health Disparities Grant Program Inactive
Provides support for initiatives that address prevention, early detection, and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and pulmonary diseases in underrepresented minority populations.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 20, 2014
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2014
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Last Updated: 5/24/2017