Provided funding for a team-building outdoor leadership program for approximately 40 community members of Sheridan, Colo. as part of their Community Partnerships work.
In partnership with The Colorado Health Foundation, Kaiser Permanente and other funders, assisting with long-term organizational transition planning.
Supported the creation of a multi-year business and financial plan to inform the work of the Center, as well as the hiring of a development consultant to help broaden and diversify fundraising efforts, assess data needs, and increase data collection and reporting capacity.
Supported the Colorado Pedals Project, a four-year initiative to make Colorado the best place in the nation to ride a bicycle. Programming includes supporting bicycle lanes and access in underserved neighborhoods and communities statewide.
In partnership with the MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Gates Family Foundation, The Denver Foundation and Rose Community Foundation, among others, supported the Regional Transit Oriented Development Fund, an investment program that finances properties within a half mile of fixed-rail stations; and/or a quarter mile within high-frequency bus stops. The purpose of the fund is to preserve existing affordable housing, as well as develop new affordable housing and supportive commercial uses, within close proximity to public transportation.
Supported efforts to explore building a new membership organization, particularly one focused on health equity advocacy in the Denver metro area.
Made at the request of Gail Schoettler, PhD, in honor of her service to The Colorado Trust Board of Trustees. The Colorado Independent is an online, statewide media outlet.
Made at the request of Rev. R.J. Ross, in honor of his service to The Colorado Trust Board of Trustees. The Samaritan Institute Foundation supports the ministry of the Samaritan Institute and its network of centers to “promote counseling, education, and consultation emphasizing the interrelatedness of mind, body, spirit, and community.”
Supported the development of a statewide listening tour focused on mental health issues faced by Coloradans.