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Through media coverage, articles and news releases, learn about The Colorado Trust, our grantees and our collective efforts to achieve access to health for all Coloradans.


  • 03/28/15

    Friendly Harbor Receives Extra Funds

    The Pueblo Chieftain
    By Jon Pompia

    The Friendly Harbor Drop-In Center recently received a $2,500 grant from the Colorado Trust's Direct Contributions Program in honor of one of the center's founders.

  • 02/25/15

    County One of 27 to Get Healthcare Grant

    Vail Daily
    The Colorado Trust, a foundation dedicated to creating fair and equal opportunities for Coloradans to lead healthy lives, announced it has granted $135,000 to 27 organizations statewide to participate in the 2015 Health Equity Learning Series.

  • 02/23/15

    Aumentan Los Casos de Suicidios en el Oeste de Colorado

    Aunque el reporte del condado de Mesa no especifica el origen étnico o nacionalidad de los suicidas, un estudio sobre prevención del suicidio en Colorado preparado por la fundación The Colorado Trust revela que los hombres hispanos inmigrantes que viven solos y trabajan en Estados Unidos están más expuestos que otros grupos al suicidio. El aislamiento geográfico y cultural y empleos con bajos ingresos contribuyen a esa situación, según The Colorado Trust.

  • 01/18/15

    People in the News

    The Colorado Trust has announced the hiring of KRISTA MARTINEZ, HEATHER O’MALLEY, ARDEN TREWARTHA, THERESA TRUJILLO, and TERA WICK as  community partners, responsible for working at the grassroots level to develop and implement the trust’s health equity strategies.

  • 01/07/15

    Public Health In America: How Foundations Are Contributing

    Health Affairs
    by Lee-Lee Prina

    Founded in 2008 as a collaboration among three state universities, the Colorado School of Public Health received $1.5 million in 2013 from the Caring for Colorado Foundation, the Colorado Health Foundation, the Colorado Trust, and Rose Community Foundation.

  • 12/23/14

    Global Health, Health Reform, Mental Health, and More: Foundation Blogs Round-Up

    Health Affairs
    by Lee-Lee Prina

    “We’ve Increased Coverage. What about Access?” by Julian Kesner of the Colorado Trust on its CommunityConnections Blog, December 10. Kesner reports from the Colorado Health Institute’s (CHI’s) 2014 Hot Issues in Health Care conference.

  • 12/23/14

    Is This 'Wealth Care' or the Next Big Thing in Medicine?

    CNN Money
    by Tami Luhby

    How'd you like to have longer appointments with your doctor, without feeling rushed out the door? How about reaching your physician by email or cell phone at all hours? Or having extensive screenings aimed at managing or even preventing chronic illnesses? "If you have more money, you can buy more care," said Ned Calonge, president of The Colorado Trust, which is dedicated to achieving health equity for state residents.

  • 12/03/14

    Health Equity is Focus of Full Circle Grant Funds

    Herald Democrat
    by Marcia Martinek

    Full Circle of Lake County is one of 17 organizations statewide sharing in $3.34 million from The Colorado Trust to focus on health equity advocacy.

  • 11/30/14

    LiveWell and Tri-County Take on Health Inequity

    Montrose Daily Press
    By Drew Setterholm

    Two southwest Colorado health advocacy organizations were awarded funding to promote health equity and fair access to health opportunities through a Colorado Trust grant.

  • 11/24/14

    Region’s Nonprofits Receive Grant Addressing Health Inequities

    The Watch
    The Colorado Trust, a foundation dedicated to creating fair and equal opportunities for Coloradans to lead healthy lives, has announced the grantees for its Health Equity Phase II Grant. Based on their dedicated service to rural southwest Coloradans, Tri-County Health Network and LiveWell Montrose-Olathe have been selected to represent San Miguel, Montrose and Olathe counties as Phase II Health Equity Advocacy Grantees.