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 overview of the first six years of the Colorado Healthy Communities Initiative, including key lessons learned about the healthy community process.
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.
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.
An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.