An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications, mostly in English, from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.Showing 10 of 201 results
May 2001
Approaches to Grantmaking: A Report to The Colorado Trust

This paper was commissioned by The Colorado Trust to aid in its long-term strategic planning process. Through a variety of sources it provides a review of existing grantmaking strategies and distills the implications of those strategies for philanthropic funders and their grantees.

April 2001
2000 Annual Report

Describes the foundation's mission and reports on initiatives funded by The Trust. Special focus in this issue on the following initiatives: After-school, Palliative Care, and Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Families.

November 2000
New Millenium Scan – A Summary of Health-related Concerns in Colorado Communities

Based on a scan conducted by the REFT Institute, Inc., this report provides an overview of health concerns among Coloradans.

March 1999
Using Evaluation to Improve Grantmaking – What's Good for the Goose is Good for the Grantor

Discusses how foundations can use evaluation as a tool for communicating effective grantmaking strategies, conducting cost-effective analyses, demonstrating stewardship and ensuring accountability.

July 1998
Colorado Healthy Communities Initiative – Lessons from the Field

An overview of the first six years of the Colorado Healthy Communities Initiative, including key lessons learned about the healthy community process.

July 1998
Promoting Health by Building Community Capacity – Evidence and Implications for Grantmakers

Discusses alternative approaches to grantmaking that have the potential to improve the health status of a community. The publication focuses on research into the effectiveness of building community capacity and its effects on the health of citizens.

July 1998
Promoting Health by Building Community Capacity – Summary

This publication describes the effectiveness of building community capacity to improve the health status of community residents. The summary briefly discusses implications for grantmakers and describes The Colorado Trust's philosophy for using this approach in some of its grantmaking strategies.

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