Promoting Positive Parenting - Baby Bear Hugs

“We know babies aren’t born with instructions, and even if they were, those instructions would not fit your child or your circumstances.”

Grantee Stories
Expanding the Safety Net in Summit County - Summit Community Care Clinic

“Prior to coming to Summit County Community Care Clinic, I did not have health care. It’s such an incredible experience for me to be able to walk into a place like this and get affordable health care that matches my means.”

Grantee Stories
Bridging the Gap in Rural Health Care Access - La Puente Home

“Through most of La Puente’s history, families simply arrived at our door at a point of crisis. Now with our partnership with Caring for Colorado, we can go out into the community and begin to connect people to the services that they need.”

Grantee Stories
Serving Our Neighbors - Inner City Health Center

“The people that we serve come from all over. Your neighbors, my neighbors, they’re individuals, families, and most of them are really hardworking people but don’t make a living wage.”

Grantee Stories
Addressing Behavioral Health Through Integration - Denver Indian Health and Family Services

“Our providers are now able to do a warm hand off to the social workers…they end up peeling off all the different layers of the disparities they are trying to treat and it gets to the behavioral health need of the patient.”

Grantee Stories

Grant Application Deadlines

Visit the Grantseekers page to learn more about applying for a grant.
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 5 pm Mountain
(For organizations that have not applied previously, registration must be complete by Friday, February 15, 2019)


Caring for Colorado News


SMILES Highlights from the Colorado Health Institute   

Since 2015, the Spanning Miles in Linking Everyone to Services (SMILES) Dental Project has used telehealth technology to bring needed dental care to 2,300 Coloradans who had little or no access to oral health services before. CHI's Ian Pelto explores how this innovative virtual dentistry program came into being in a new blog.

Colorado’s expanded Scope of Practice for Registered Dental Hygienists paves the way for greater access to oral healthcare

On Dec. 9, the Community College of Denver (CCD) Dental Hygiene School graduated the first class of its new Interim Therapeutic Restorations (ITR) continuing education course, a requirement of Colorado’s ITR permit process. Read the full press release here


Celebrating $100 Million in Grantmaking!

Caring for Colorado Foundation is proud to celebrate $100 million in grantmaking this year! We are grateful to all the partners including individuals and organizations who have made this milestone possible. Learn more.




New Reports and News

  • Click here to view Ten Years of Oral Health Grantmaking, a review of Caring for Colorado's efforts to improve oral health in Colorado.