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July 2017
2016 Annual Report

The Colorado Trust's 2016 Annual Report explores the foundation’s progress and milestones in its Community Partnerships grantmaking approach, which promotes resident-led approaches to advancing health equity in communities across the state. The report also examines the field-building work and collaboration taking place in the 18-grantee Health Equity Advocacy strategy; how the Health Equity Learning Series has deepened its impact by way of professionally facilitated community discussions; and the final honoree in the 10-year John R. Moran, Jr. Grantee Leadership Award.

March 2018
2017 Year in Review

The Colorado Trust’s 2017 Year in Review provides progress updates for the foundation’s core funding areas. The 18 Health Equity Advocacy grantees refined their collaboration to focus on racial equity; the first resident teams in the Community Partnerships effort moved closer to creating health equity implementation plans; and The Trust announced the creation of a new, second track for Health Equity Learning Series grantees.

April 2019
2018 Year in Review
The 2018 Year in Review features news and progress updates for The Colorado Trust’s work to achieve health equity for all Coloradans. Among the highlights: eight resident teams implemented health equity plans as part of the Community Partnerships strategy; the Health Equity Advocacy grantees selected housing and food security as collective policy areas, and expanded their network partners statewide; and an intensive 18-month curriculum on health equity education and issue awareness got underway within a subset of Health Equity Learning Series grantees.
December 2009
Addressing Colorado's Primary Care Provider Shortage - 2010 Public Policy Agenda

Developed by the Colorado Health Care Professions Workforce Policy Collaborative, this analysis of the primary care provider shortage in Colorado is intended to inform policymakers, health care professionals, workforce experts, educators and others. Specifically, the report details six policy recommendations to help address the shortage in 2010—from enacting policies to support adequate reimbursement for primary care providers, to increasing public funding for health professions education programs and optimizing effectiveness of loan programs.

November 2010
Addressing Colorado's Primary Care Provider Shortage – 2011 Public Policy Agenda

Created in 2008 to better understand the complex nature of health care workforce policy and develop and support effective changes, the Colorado Health Professions Workforce Policy Collaborative—which is managed by the Colorado Rural Health Center—has released its 2011 recommendations for addressing the state's primary care provider shortage. The report defines the gap in providers and details five specific policy recommendations to help solve the shortage.

April 2012
Addressing Health Disparities Through Organizational Change - Evaluation Report

In 2005, The Colorado Trust funded Equality in Health, a five-year, $13.1 million initiative to decrease health disparities in Colorado by increasing cultural competency of health care organizations serving racial and ethnic minorities. Community Science, a social research and evaluation firm, conducted an evaluation of the first cohort of grantees. The results of this evaluation, as well as lessons learned, can be found in this report.

October 2005
Adult Immunization & Health Screening and Education Project: A Model for Improving Minority Health – Evaluation

An overview of the three-year Adult Immunization & Health Screening and Education Project carried out by the Colorado Visiting Nurse Association (CVNA). During that time, the CVNA administered over 8,000 flu shots and over 100 hepatitis A and B series shots to high-risk minority adults, and screened high-risk adults for diabetes and high total cholesterol. The results of these efforts were encouraging, including improved dietary and lifestyle changes among participants.

August 2012
Advocacy & Public Policy Grantmaking: Matching Process to Purpose - Research

Foundations are increasingly investing in advocacy as a way to achieve policy change. This report summarizes recent research commissioned by The Trust reviewing options funders have to pursue advocacy grantmaking, as well as the implications of the choices on the outcomes they can expect to achieve. Considerations for foundation staffing, board involvement, grantee selection and evaluation are also discussed.


An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.