This report presents findings and recommendations from a research project to understand the state of evaluation in Colorado’s nonprofit sector. By adapting a national Innovation Network survey for statewide use and conducting in-depth interviews, the study examined the role of evaluation at 914 nonprofit organizations in Colorado and the challenges to implementing evaluation practices. It also provides recommendations to support or enhance evaluation practices at nonprofits. The study was conducted in collaboration with the Colorado Nonprofit Association and the Community Resource Center.
Based on surveys and interviews, this field scan report describes how the health equity advocacy field in Colorado has grown since 2017. It describes an increased priority in the state for focusing on health equity; a growing sense of connection to a vision for Colorado rooted in shared values around health equity; intentional partnerships across diverse sectors; and concrete examples of partners coming together in authentic ways under the umbrella of health equity advocacy that can make a difference for those in the state experiencing health inequities.
Based on surveys and interviews, this field scan report describes the composition of the health equity advocacy field in Colorado; examines connections within the field; discusses the current state of the field; and offers considerations and reflections for the continued growth of the field.
Storytelling is an important strategy for persuading audiences across many different issues. This brief focuses on the internal elements used to persuade different audiences and identifies key guidelines to help advocates choose which stories to share.
This 2002 report identifies the characteristics of people who are most at risk of committing suicide, existing suicide-prevention resources and gaps that need to be addressed. This comprehensive compilation of data shows that an estimated 9,600 Coloradans seriously contemplate suicide each year—the majority of whom do not receive treatment for their suicidal symptoms—and that, in any given year, about 600 Coloradans can be expected to die by suicide.
Overview of suicide-related statistics, as well as prevention resources and programs for each Colorado county.
This report shows the feasibility of gathering outcome data at the client level of The Colorado Trust's Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Families Initiative, and what the requirements and strategies of such an evaluation might be. The publication details the findings and recommendations of the feasibility study.
An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.