Promoting Positive Parenting - Baby Bear Hugs

“We know babies aren’t born with instructions, and even if they were, those instructions would not fit your child or your circumstances.”

Grantee Stories
Expanding the Safety Net in Summit County - Summit Community Care Clinic

“Prior to coming to Summit County Community Care Clinic, I did not have health care. It’s such an incredible experience for me to be able to walk into a place like this and get affordable health care that matches my means.”

Grantee Stories
Bridging the Gap in Rural Health Care Access - La Puente Home

“Through most of La Puente’s history, families simply arrived at our door at a point of crisis. Now with our partnership with Caring for Colorado, we can go out into the community and begin to connect people to the services that they need.”

Grantee Stories
Serving Our Neighbors - Inner City Health Center

“The people that we serve come from all over. Your neighbors, my neighbors, they’re individuals, families, and most of them are really hardworking people but don’t make a living wage.”

Grantee Stories
Addressing Behavioral Health Through Integration - Denver Indian Health and Family Services

“Our providers are now able to do a warm hand off to the social workers…they end up peeling off all the different layers of the disparities they are trying to treat and it gets to the behavioral health need of the patient.”

Grantee Stories

Grant Application Deadlines

Friday, March 3, 2017, 5PM

Friday, October 6, 2017, 5PM

The grant application for the October 7, 2016 deadline is now CLOSED. Visit the Grantseekers page for more infomation about future deadlines. 

Caring for Colorado News

Celebrating $100 Million in Grantmaking!

Caring for Colorado Foundation is proud to celebrate $100 million in grantmaking this year! We are grateful to all the partners including individuals and organizations who have made this milestone possible. For a brief overview of all that has been accomplished leading up to this milestone, click here. You can also view some of the current and previous board members' reflections on the foundation's work here. To view the videos highlighting some of our long term community partners visit our YouTube page.


LAUNCH  Together Grant Awards

Together with our seven funding partners, we are excited to announce four Colorado community agencies have been awarded LAUNCH Together implementation grants. Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pueblo, Denver’s Early Childhood Council, ECHO & Family Center Early Childhood Council and Chaffee County Early Childhood Council, and Jefferson Center for Mental Health, in partnership with community stakeholders, were each awarded up to $2 million to promote the social and emotional health and well-being of children and families. Read the full press release here.


SMILES Dental Project  Grant Awards

Caring for Colorado, together with our funding partner, the Colorado Health Foundation, are happy to announce grant awards for the SMILES Dental Project. The following organizations will recieve three years of funding to pilot test a new dental care delivery system in Colorado: Dental Aid, Salud Family Health, Tri-County Health Network, Summit Community Care Clinic and Mountain Family Health Center. Click here to read the full press release!

New Report

  • Click here to view a new report regarding the Core Competencies for Behavioral Health Providers Working in Primary Care, produced by the Eugene S. Farley Health Policy Center.

  • Click here to view the 2015 Colorado Health Access Survey Report, produced by Colorado Health Institute.

  • Click here to view Without A Net, regarding the status of oral health care within the safety net, produced by Colorado Health Institute.

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