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Colorado Funding & Opportunities

Kerr Foundation Grants
Provides grants in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Application Deadline: Jan 12, 2018
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
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: Jan 15, 2018
Sponsor: Gates Family 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
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. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
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 11 western states. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
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
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 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
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project Inactive
Through the program, farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 awards to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund Inactive
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: Oct 30, 2017
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Colorado Activating Places and Spaces Together Inactive
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, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Creating Healthy Schools: Local Implementation Grants Inactive
Funding for the implementation of comprehensive school health and wellness plans in Colorado schools.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Creating Healthy Schools: Local Planning and Assessment Inactive
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, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Out-of-School Time Physical Activity Grants Inactive
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: Oct 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Outdoor Physical Activity for Kids Ages 10-14 Inactive
Funding to increase access to outdoor public spaces designed to encourage physical activity for youth ages 10 to 14.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants Inactive
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 6, 2017
Sponsor: Caring for Colorado Foundation
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: Oct 2, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
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: Sep 30, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
BBVA Compass Foundation Grants Inactive
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
Walmart Foundation State Giving Program Cycle 3 Inactive
Provides grants to organizations working in the areas of community engagement and hunger relief.
Geographic coverage: Available in 31 states
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2017
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
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 1, 2017
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
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
Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Grants Inactive
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
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
Colorado Physical Activity Infrastructure Program Inactive
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 Inactive
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 Inactive
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 Inactive
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
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 31, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
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 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
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
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: 12/11/2017