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Read the latest about the Foundation’s work, including our most recent announcements and press releases.

Dismantling Racism – Our Work Continues

Derek Chauvin’s conviction is an important step forward in addressing the systemic racism that pervades our country. For true justice to be served, George Floyd would be alive today, as would so many others, and no other names would be added to the heartbreaking list of Black and Brown Americans...

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Together We Protect Vaccine Equity Fund Awards

Colorado Funders Grant $2.51 Million to Support Vaccine Equity Second round applications now being accepted. (Denver, CO) – With access to the COVID-19 vaccine now available to all Colorado residents 16 years of age and older, $2.51 million in grants was announced today to ensure access to the...

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In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we observe this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, we continue to reel from the unconscionable mob violence at the U.S. Capitol by extremists and white supremacists. This seditious act, atop the continued killing of Black men and women at the hands of authorities, are a stark...

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Youth Informing and Leading Supports During COVID

Caleb Washington, high school senior “We created Supportive Safe Spaces to check-in with our friends,” said Caleb Washington, a high school senior. “We’re really close and this is a place we can kick it and talk about how we’re feeling, and I can make sure they’re ok. A lot of them have...

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UPDATED – Webinar Recording and Q&A Sessions

Caring for Colorado philanthropy leads recently hosted an informational webinar about the Foundation’s Focus Areas in advance of the Thursday, February 4, 2021, 5 pm deadline. We've also compiled some common questions that have come up and created a decision tree to help applicants determine...

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Packard Fund for Pueblo Webinar and Upcoming Deadline

The Sperry S. and Ella Graber Packard Fund for Pueblo recently hosted a webinar to provide more information about the upcoming Children, Youth and Families Focus Area funding opportunity. Watch the webinar to learn more about the Packard Fund for Pueblo funding opportunity. Read about the Packard...

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Winter 2020 – New Application Process, Grant Awards

NEW! Two-Part Application Process During 2020, both of our statewide, responsive grant cycles resulted in more applications than ever before, far exceeding our capacity to fund. We understand how much work you put into completing the application and how critical funding is to your work and the...

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Our Gratitude for You

As the holidays approach amidst the challenging landscape of 2020, we share our thanks for the many acts of kindness and extraordinary efforts made by people across Colorado.  The disruption of COVID-19 to our lives reminds us how much we count on the dedication of the people who keep our...

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