In conjunction with CSU Denver Extension, LiveWell Colorado and Community Initiatives, support for the Colorado Food Policy Network to establish a formal peer-to-peer mentor network and host two regional "action institutes" to advance the capacity of local food policy councils to improve healthy food access in their communities.
Supported an organization serving the Hispanic immigrant population in six communities in western Colorado.
General operating support for Los Pobres, which serves immigrant and indigent populations of southern Colorado, providing essentials for survival, medical care, assistance with education and more.
Provided assistance coordinating multi-payer activities under the Colorado State Innovation Model initiative, including meeting strategy, facilitation and coordination, and implementation assistance and ongoing consultation.
In collaboration with Rose Community Foundation, provided funding to immigrant rights organizations to educate, provide outreach and legal assistance to immigrants; and provide organizational capacity-building and leadership development.
Provided emergency bridge funding for the Colorado Family Planning Initiative, specifically to support long-acting reversible contraception, pending possible funding decisions by the state legislature in 2016. The Trust has committed to assisting the multi-member funding collaborative in reaching its overall funding goals as outlined to the department.