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Colorado Funding & Opportunities

BBVA Compass Foundation Grants
Funds organizations working in the areas of community development, education, health, human services, arts and culture, environment, and diversity within the 7 state BBVA Compass Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas.
Application Deadline: Sep 28, 2018
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, 2018
Sponsor: Gates Family Foundation
Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants
Funds projects in Colorado that improve or increase access to community health programs and services in the priority areas of children and youth, oral health, mental health, and healthcare workforce.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2018
Sponsor: Caring for Colorado Foundation
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: Oct 15, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Capital Infrastructure – Comprehensive Primary Care
Funding to support capital infrastructure projects that aim to increase access to comprehensive primary care and integrated care services in rural and low-income communities throughout Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Capital Infrastructure – Intergenerational Physical Activity
Funding for capital infrastructure projects in Colorado that aim to promote creative and intergenerational physical activities that are accessible and open to the public for individuals of all ages and abilities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2018
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: Oct 15, 2018
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: Oct 15, 2018
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 Colorado youth ages 4-18.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Supporting Healthy Teen Minds and Resiliency
Grants to organizations in Colorado for projects designed to build social-emotional skills and create supportive environments to improve resiliency for young people facing barriers to mental health.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2018
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 within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 21 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
Farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in selected counties in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
Colorado EMS and Trauma Emergency Grants
Offers emergency funds for EMS and trauma providers in Colorado experiencing an unexpected emergency that seriously hampers the ability to provide services.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
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
Colorado Rural and Frontier Health Care Preceptor Tax Credit
An annual $1,000 individual income tax credit for primary care preceptors in rural Colorado to offset the costs of their voluntary mentorship of students studying to work in rural areas.
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 and the Pacific Islands. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Daniels Fund Grants
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Colorado and Wyoming working in the areas of aging, alcoholism and substance abuse, amateur sports, youth development, disabilities, homelessness, and education.
Geographic coverage: 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 Professional Student Exchange Program
Program that allows students in specific western states and territories to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Arizona, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Colorado Rural Health Excellence Award Inactive
Recognizes individuals who have made notable contributions to health, healthcare, or a healthcare delivery system in rural Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
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: Jul 30, 2018
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Kerr Foundation Grants Inactive
Provides grants in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2018
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grants Inactive
Funding for the expansion of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics to increase access to and improve the quality of community behavioral health services, with an emphasis on services for individuals with serious mental illness or substance use disorders, including opioid disorders; children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance; and individuals with co-occurring disorders.
Geographic coverage: Available in 24 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction Inactive
Provides funds for organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations 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: Available in 35 states, the District of Columbia, and for tribes and tribal organizations across the country.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Colorado Rural Health Seed Grants Inactive
Offers matching funds for projects or programs that provide healthcare services in Colorado by providing information, education, linkages, tools, and energy toward addressing rural healthcare issues.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
Rural Colorado Primary Care Leaders Program and Scholarship Inactive
A full scholarship to participate in a program that includes face to face sessions, executive coaching, and virtual learning designed to create a network of Colorado rural primary care providers equipped to attain a more equitable and effective healthcare delivery system for their patients.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 7, 2018
Sponsors: Center for Creative Leadership, Colorado Health Foundation, Colorado Rural Health Center
Marva Jean Jackson Rural Community Health Scholarship Grants Inactive
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 1, 2018
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 25, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Health Service Corps Provider 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, 2018
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, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Rural Communities Healthy Out-of-School Time Grant Inactive
Grants to support children’s health through park and recreation out-of-school time food and nutrition programs in rural communities in Colorado, Kansas, and Mississippi.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Kansas, and Mississippi
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2018
Sponsor: National Recreation and Park Association
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, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado EMS and Trauma 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, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado Rural Primary Care Workforce Solutions Inactive
Grants to support partnerships between workforce-focused capacity building organizations and major healthcare employers to advance efforts to attract, recruit, and retain primary care providers in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
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 of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Laura Jane Musser Fund: Rural Initiative Program Inactive
Grants designed to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas, including economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Hawaii, Michigan, Minnesota, Wyoming, Texas (Hidalgo, Cameron, Willacy, and Starr counties only)
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2017
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Model Inactive
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
Colorado Advancing Behavioral Health Inactive
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
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, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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

Last Updated: 8/20/2018