Supported bridge-building and community education efforts in Morgan County, as well as the development of a more sustainable organization through technical assistance, training and other capacity-building measures.
Provided assistance coordinating multi-payer activities under the Colorado State Innovation Model initiative, including meeting strategy, facilitation and coordination, and implementation assistance and ongoing consultation.
In collaboration with Rose Community Foundation, provided funding to immigrant rights organizations to educate, provide outreach and legal assistance to immigrants; and provide organizational capacity-building and leadership development.
Provided emergency bridge funding for the Colorado Family Planning Initiative, specifically to support long-acting reversible contraception, pending possible funding decisions by the state legislature in 2016. The Trust has committed to assisting the multi-member funding collaborative in reaching its overall funding goals as outlined to the department.
Established an endowed chair for the Director of the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health (CAIANH) in the School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The funding accelerated the work of CAIANH scholars and researchers to address the health disparities of Colorado’s rural and urban American Indian communities.
Funds were used for transporting and renovating a modular building from the Thompson R2J School District to the Lago Vista Mobile Home Park in Loveland. The modular will be used for programs that benefit Lago Vista community members.
Provided funding to purchase new athletics uniforms for Walsenburg-area school sports teams.
This subordinate loan to the Calvert Foundation helped underwrite a $10 million credit facility for the Urban Land Conservancy (ULC) in Denver. The ULC is using the facility to acquire and develop urban properties in underserved Denver communities. Properties include a Capitol Hill-area office building, to preserve affordable office space primarily used by nonprofit organizations serving poor and minority populations; and a mixed-use site in Elyria-Swansea along the North Metro rail line, to provide affordable housing and economic development in the area.