Highlights the efforts of communities across Colorado to improve the health and well-being of their residents, with a focus on their evaluation work.
Examines how the research-based Nurse-Family Partnership program is being put into practice on a broad scale across Colorado. The program—in which nurses conduct in-home visits with first-time expectant mothers who are at risk of poor birth outcomes, and then continue the long-term relationship following the child's birth—is detailed in this report, along with the research on which it is based, implementation costs, realities of putting the program in place in varied communities and involving legislators in the implementation process.
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.
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.
Major outcomes and lessons learned from this effort to build capacity in community-based organizations.
Provides lessons learned by grantees, consultants and staff from five Colorado Trust initiatives that spanned most of the 1990s.
Based on a scan conducted by the REFT Institute, Inc., this report provides an overview of health concerns among Coloradans.
Summary of evaluation results of this five-year demonstration project.
Discusses how foundations can use evaluation as a tool for communicating effective grantmaking strategies, conducting cost-effective analyses, demonstrating stewardship and ensuring accountability.
An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.