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

Registration Deadline
The registration deadline has passed. We are accepting registrations on a case-by-case basis. Please carefully review the funding priorities to determine if your project/program aligns with CFC priorities and send an email to for registration consideration. 
Please note - If you’ve previously registered your organization you do not need to register again. 
Proposal Deadline
Friday, October 6, 2017, 5 pm

Friday, March 2, 2018, 5 pm

Visit the Grantseekers page to learn more about applying for a grant. 

Caring for Colorado News

We're Hiring! 

Are you passionate about working to solve the most pressing health needs of vulnerable and underserved populations in the state? Caring for Colorado seeks a Senior Program Officer to develop and manage our new portfolio in adolescent behavioral health. Learn more


NEW Funding Opportunity in Adolescent Behavioral Health 

CFC seeks proposals for one-time only funding to support efforts to develop effective strategies for promoting adolescent behavioral health through prevention and early intervention activities. Learn more.


CFC Letter to Senator Gardner

Caring for Colorado's CEO Chris Wiant addresses the proposed Better Care and Reconciliation Act in a letter to Senator Cory Gardner.  Read the letter here


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.


LAUNCH  Together Grant Awards

Together with our seven funding partners, we are excited to announce four Colorado community agencies have been awarded LAUNCH Together implementation grants. Read the full press release here.


SMILES Dental Project  Grant Awards

Caring for Colorado, together with our funding partner, the Colorado Health Foundation, are happy to announce grant awards for the SMILES Dental Project. Click here to read the full press release!

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.