Search our online database to find details on beneficiaries of major grants, funding strategies and more, dating back to 1992, or download the database here. A few select grant types, such as sponsorships, are not included here; complete grant listings are available in our federal tax returns. While we continue to translate all of these entries into Spanish, please note that some of this information is currently available only in English.Showing 10 of 215 results
Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence – Expanding Advanced Nursing Skills for Leading Quality Initiatives
$380,000
2008 to 2012

Supporting the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence in expanding the leadership skills of some 140 frontline nurses to implement quality initiatives that improve patient care statewide. The program built on evidence gained from a HRSA-funded nurse leadership program.

Patient-centered Medical Home Pilot Evaluation
$200,000
2008 to 2012

A multi-state, quasi-experimental evaluation of the Patient-centered Medical Home (PCMH) model in Colorado was conducted by the Harvard University School of Public Health. This evaluation identified factors associated with the implementation of the PCMH model as well as the outcomes related to patient and physician experiences, changes in quality of care measures and cost. With claims data from the participating insurance companies, the evaluation examined utilization and costs for patients in the pilot sites relative to similar patients in the comparison groups.

WGBH Educational Foundation
$50,000
2009

Supported production of the Frontline film Sick Around America, which explores the critical choices Americans face in attempting to access health coverage and care.

University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center, Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences
$1,000,000
2009 to 2012

Conducted an evaluation of public insurance outreach and enrollment programs in community-based organizations funded by The Trust. The evaluation determined the programs’ impact on enrollment, retention and utilization of Colorado's public health insurance programs. For select grantees, the team also conducted a cost analysis to examine the cost per client of implementing a case management approach to Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) and Medicaid outreach, enrollment and retention.

BUILD Initiative
$50,000
2009 to 2010

Through a national conference held in Denver in February 2009 (co-sponsored by Columbia University's National Center for Children in Poverty), helped state leaders build on emerging best practices from around the country to integrate the health system into the broader early childhood development system. Co-sponsored the November 2010 BUILD Initiative national conference on the Health Community’s Role in Supporting Young Children’s Social and Emotional Development.

Cavity Free at Three – Evaluation
$100,000
2009 to 2012

Researchers at Denver Health and the University of Colorado School of Medicine used a randomized, controlled trial to determine the impact of Cavity Free at Three on the prevalence of dental caries in children under three years of age. The evaluation also assessed parent and caregiver satisfaction with the program, changes in knowledge and behavior of program trainees, and clinical barriers to program adoption. The evaluation was co-funded by The Trust, Caring for Colorado Foundation, Colorado Health Foundation, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, Rose Community Foundation and Kaiser Permanente.

HealthTeamWorks – Patient-centered Medical Home Pilot
$1,400,000
2009 to 2012

Along with The Commonwealth Fund, HealthTeamWorks implemented a patient-centered medical home demonstration project in Colorado to improve primary care delivery by aligning high-quality, coordinated care with financial incentives.

Boulder County Housing and Human Services
$225,000
2009 to 2014

Worked to identify and enroll eligible, but uninsured, children and youth in Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+).

University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing – Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)
$115,119
2009 to 2011

Provided technical assistance to nurse education programs statewide to incorporate six quality and safety competencies, including patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, safety and informatics (i.e., using information and technology to share knowledge, mitigate errors and support decision making). Based on key findings from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's national pilot to implement quality and safety education in nurse curricula. (Visit QSEN online)

Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence – Nurse Workforce
$50,000
2009 to 2010

Supported the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence to conduct a study to identify effective models and systems that involve direct care nurses in decisions related to patient care and nurse work environments.

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