In The News
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.
Two Organizations Receive Health-related Grants
The Pagosa Springs Sun
By Randi Pierce
On Monday, The Colorado Trust announced that five southwest Colorado organizations received a total of $25,000 in funding — including two Archuleta County organizations — as a result of June’s Rural Philanthropy Days event. The Archuleta County Veteran Services Office (VSO) and the TARA Historical Society each received $5,000 grants after connecting with The Colorado Trust during the RPD event held in Pagosa Springs in June.
Health Equity Event Aug. 28
The Pueblo Chieftain
The Southeastern Colorado Area Health Education Center and the Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library will present viewing events on health equity being presented by The Colorado Trust in Pueblo.
People Post: Foundation Staff and Board Member News; Job Openings
Health Affairs: GrantWatch Blog
by Lee-Lee Prina
Julian Kesner became director of communications for The Colorado Trust in mid-February. He was previously vice president of communications and media relations at the Colorado Hospital Association.
Health briefs: Health Equity Learning Series Viewing Party is Thursday
Steamboat Pilot & Today
The Northwest Colorado Community Health Partnership will host a Health Equity Learning Series viewing party from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library.
Middle Park Medical Hosts Health Equity Learning Series
Middle Park Medical Center presents “Social Movement-Building for Health Equity,” the second in the Health Equity Learning Series slated for Grand County this year. The Health Equity Learning Series is made possible by a grant of The Colorado Trust awarded to Northwest Colorado Community Health Partnership, as well as various other communities throughout the state.
City Up For 2014 All-America Honor
Inside Indiana Business Report
The National Civic League announced the finalists for the 2014 All-America City Awards, the country's most prestigious award for outstanding, community-based civic accomplishments. Twenty-five communities are invited to the organization's awards event in June. The Colorado Trust is one sponsor of the awards.
Foundation Blogs Round-up: Medicaid, ACA, TB, Environmental Health, Infection Control and More
Health Affairs GrantWatch Blog
by Lee-Lee Prina
“Colorado Joins States Making Continuous Care for Kids a Priority,” Cody Belzley of the Colorado Children’s Campaign, March 12, on The Colorado Trust’s CommunityConnections blog.
Community Leaders and Front Range Foundations’ Executive Staffs Convene
Pagosa Springs SUN
by Lynne Bridges and Mary Jo Coulehan
Over 120 community leaders from five Southwest Colorado counties including Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma and San Juan, along with two tribal nations, the Southern Ute and the Ute Mountain Ute, convened with the executive staff of 10 foundations on a regional listening tour Feb. 5-7. The Colorado Trust attended along with many other funders.
People in the News
Philanthropy News Digest
The Colorado Trust has announced the appointment of DEBORAH McCUISTON as controller.
New Equity Mission Targets Causes of Poor Health
Health News Colorado
by Katie Kerwin McCrimmon
Now that the Affordable Care Act is opening the doors to care for thousands of new patients, The Colorado Trust is embarking on an even more challenging, longer-term goal: health equity.