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Stories

Stories play an important role in illuminating the work and accomplishments of our grantees, community teams and other partners. Stories below are specifically related to The Colorado Trust’s work, and may be filtered by funding strategy. To learn more about inequities and injustices faced by Coloradans, visit our Collective Colorado website, an online outlet for reliable, nonpartisan information about issues that impact the health and well-being of the people living in our state.

Why Safeways Keep Closing in Colorado

July 2019

Dozens of Safeway and Albertsons grocery stores have closed in recent years, leaving food deserts behind. The company’s private equity owners may be to blame. 

How To Save a Life

September 2018

Shocked by a series of unexpected deaths, the San Luis Valley town of Saguache is going deep in its search for answers.

Sometimes When We Lose, We Win

July 2018
Mia Ramirez

In the loss of a grant earmarked to revitalize a neighborhood park pavilion, the Hillside community of Colorado Springs has emerged stronger and more unified.