Changing the Face of Health and Dental Care in Rural Colorado

"Most people don’t realize that oral disease is the number one reason children miss school."

Grantee Stories
Harvest Peace of Mind - Colon Cancer Testing in Rural Colorado

“We’re still hearing stories of the effect of the program on people’s recent decisions to talk to their doctor about colon cancer prevention," explained Linda Zittleman, MSPH and associate director of HPRN.

Grantee Stories
Making a Difference - The 18th Judicial Wellness Court

“The collaboration between the mental health treatment team and the judicial team makes a difference,” said DiMaria. “The combination of accountability and praise from the bench as participants complete the program’s six phases goes along way in increasing their self esteem.”

Grantee Stories
Uncompahgre Medical Clinic

“At UMC, we serve as the primary care office, urgent care, ER and dentist office for more than 2,500 people in rural southwest Colorado. We serve an area the size of Delaware and Rhode Island combined with patients living in 10 different zip codes,” explained Steven Siegel, executive director of UMC.

Grantee Stories
Tri-County Heath Network Brings SKIPPY to Local School Children

"Outcomes show that children who have received four or more SKIPPY treatments reduced their cavities to near zero."

Grantee Stories
CODOC - Providing Care to Colorado Communities

“CFC’s latest grant made us smarter,” explained Megan McDonald, program manager of CO-DOC. “We learned what it will take from a technology standpoint as we move forward and continue to expand the program. We interacted more with our existing partners, improving those relationships.”

Grantee Stories

Grant Application Deadlines

Friday October 2, 2015, 5PM

Friday March 4, 2016, 5PM

The online grant application for the October, 2015 deadline is now available. Visit the Grantseekers page for more infomation. 

Caring for Colorado News


Job Opening:

We are seeking a Program Officer. Click here for more details


CFC Board Member Honored

Adele Phelan, current CFC board member and past board chair, was recently honored by the Bonfils Stanton Foundation for her many years of community service. To learn more, click here.


2014 Annual Report

CFC is proud to announce the completion of our 2014 Annual Report. Click here to view the report and read about the foundation's 2014 grantmaking.

New Report

  • Click Here to view the progress report on Phase I of Caring for Colorado's Safety Net Initiative. 

  • Click Here to view a study on early childhood mental health from JFK Partners, funded by Caring for Colorado Foundation and Rose Community Foundation titled: Early Childhood Mental Health in Colorado: An Environmental Scan of Challenges, Progress and Recommendations for the Social and Emotional Health of Colorado’s Young Children.

  • Click here to view Ten Years of Oral Health Grantmaking, a review of Caring for Colorado's efforts to improve oral health in Colorado.