Highlights major activities of The Trust from its inception in 1985. Year-by-year summaries describe the evolution of the foundation from establishing its first mission statement to developing its Vision 2000. Photographs illustrate Colorado and its people.
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.
Discusses how foundations can use evaluation as a tool for communicating effective grantmaking strategies, conducting cost-effective analyses, demonstrating stewardship and ensuring accountability.
Summary of evaluation results of this five-year demonstration project.
Based on a scan conducted by the REFT Institute, Inc., this report provides an overview of health concerns among Coloradans.
Provides lessons learned by grantees, consultants and staff from five Colorado Trust initiatives that spanned most of the 1990s.
Major outcomes and lessons learned from this effort to build capacity in community-based organizations.
An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.