Trust Celebrates 20 Years
Celebrating 20 YearsThis year, The Colorado Trust celebrates 20 years of grantmaking dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of the people of Colorado. To recognize this milestone, we developed a special poster, with a beautiful John Fielder photo of Dallas Divide in southwestern Colorado on one side (also shown on the cover page of the newsletter), and a 20-year timeline of Trust grantmaking highlights on the other side.
The timeline notes some of the areas in which we have had the privilege of helping to bring about change and improvements, including:
- Creating a new climate for domestic violence avoidance in the state
- Educating Colorado's youth about their health
- Improving prenatal and maternal health care
- Strengthening health care in rural and isolated parts of the states
- Strengthening Colorado's nursing workforce
- Helping communities identify and address their own health issues
- Making 9-1-1 emergency medical care available in 38 Colorado counties
- Improving the quality of life and health care for older adults
- Preventing youth violence
- Supporting schools through increased safety and after-school programming
- Shifting statewide focus on youth from being "at risk" to capitalizing on their strengths and assets
- Supporting and evaluating early childhood care and learning
- Increasing access to health care and advocating on behalf of the medically underserved
- Partnering nurses with at-risk families to improve child rearing
- Collaborating with other grantmakers to establish a statewide health data institute
- Helping immigrants and refugees to become contributing members of their new communities
- Promoting healthy lifestyles and the prevention of disease
- Encouraging people at risk of attempting suicide to seek care
- Improving the coordination of mental health care services.
To receive a copy of The Colorado Trust 20th anniversary poster, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.