Supported the creation of Early Head Start and Head Start classrooms in the Catholic Charities Family Resource Center located at the Helen Hunt Campus in Colorado Springs. These classrooms will serve children from homeless families who access the center for housing, medical and employment services.
For immigrant families in the Fort Collins area, supported the creation and distribution of 800 emergency preparedness packets that provide information about immigrant rights and the deportation process.
Supported the Colorado Rural Mobility Statewide Pilot Initiative, a process to solicit community input for two transportation planning regions.
Provided a loan supporting Mi Casa BackOffice Solutions, a social enterprise subsidiary of Mi Casa Resource Center. The mission of Mi Casa is to advance the economic success of Latino families. BackOffice Solutions supports this mission by providing accounting services to small businesses and nonprofits, increasing their success and improving overall services to the community.
Supporting the organization's work to enhance the lives of people with disabilities by rescuing dogs and custom-training them for individual client needs.
In collaboration with other Colorado funders, provided support to study potential future needs and opportunities related to the Colorado Family Planning Initiative and its long-acting reversible contraception program.
Supported the center's efforts to create systems change and develop programs that promote the physical, emotional and economic health of the greater Yuma area.
As part of the Community Partnerships process, supported the Hoop Institute (through Street Fraternity) to enable five teenagers to research community and health equity issues in northeast Denver, and present a subsequent plan to address needs.
Supported expanding opportunities within the program to students wishing to focus on health equity, in hopes of developing non-traditional leaders from rural or other marginalized communities.
Provided funding for a team-building outdoor leadership program for approximately 40 community members of Sheridan, Colo. as part of their Community Partnerships work.