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Grantee 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 initiative. 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.

Self-Determining Saguache

January 2017
Kristin Jones

The San Luis Valley town of Saguache, population 500, takes matters into its own hands.

Inviting a Sense of Belonging

July 2016
Kristin Jones

In a lecture series that was broadcast for gatherings in communities across the state, The Colorado Trust invited experts to shed light on the structures, policies and systems that marginalize vulnerable communities, and describe tactics that allow people to improve the health of their own neighborhoods and towns.

Building a Strong Field of Advocates for Health Equity

July 2016

Seventeen direct-service, community organizing and policy advocacy organizations came together in 2015 to serve a common vision of health equity. The cohort of organizations are part of The Trust’s Health Equity Advocacy strategy, which aims to build a strong field of advocates.

Learn about the health equity issues affecting Coloradans at Collective Colorado, a publication of The Colorado Trust.