Project Health Colorado was a community-focused effort designed to engage individuals and organizations in discussions about improving health care.
Storytelling is an important strategy for persuading audiences across many different issues.
Social media strategies are essential parts of many advocacy campaigns.
The most extensive survey in Colorado of health care coverage, access and utilization, the CHAS is administered every other year via a random sample telephone survey of 10,000+ households.
The Health Equity Learning Series increases knowledge and awareness of health equity through presentations from experts discussing factors that increase disparities and solutions that advance health equity.
The Colorado Trust's 2013 Annual Report highlights the foundation's strategic transition toward a focus on health equity and reducing health disparities across Colorado.
Twice yearly, Rural Philanthropy Days (RPD) connects funders to nonprofit organizations doing important work in rural Colorado.
Through a combination of communications, advocacy, leadership, media and network-building efforts over three years, Project Health Colorado helped to increase awareness, understanding and support for making health care and health coverage work better for every Coloradan. This effort to build public will for improved access to health was an innovative blend of grassroots strategies and an overarching communications campaign.
The Colorado Trust's Bullying Prevention initiative helped schools and community-based organizations to prevent bullying and bullying-related behaviors. The initiative revealed higher academic achievement schoolwide when students and teachers are willing to intervene in bullying behavior, and when students perceive trusting, accepting and caring relationships between themselves and their teachers.