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Fall 2020 – News from Caring for Colorado

As Colorado continues to adapt to the significant changes in our lives and communities caused by the global pandemic, Caring for Colorado remains committed to helping as we can. In April, our Board of Directors allocated an extra $9 million for COVID-19 relief and recovery to support communities...

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New COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Awards

As Colorado continues to navigate the profound consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, Caring for Colorado’s commitment to creating health, well-being and opportunity for Colorado’s children and families is unwavering. Caring for Colorado anticipates supporting relief and recovery efforts over...

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Updated – School-Age Engagement and Care Opportunity

Many students and families are struggling to adapt to remote and hybrid learning. Digital access and connectivity remain a pervasive equity issue. Unemployment and social isolation are challenging for families and children. Food access and housing security are inadequate. Schools, teachers,...

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Op-Ed: Vote No on 115

Protect Abortion Access without Stigma -- Collectively, Linda Reiner, Caring for Colorado president and CEO, Lindy Eichenbaum Lent, Rose Community Foundation president and CEO, and Lauren Y. Casteel, The Women’s Foundation of Colorado president and CEO, affirm the foundations’ support of access to...

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Caring for Colorado 2020 Ballot Positions

Dear Friends, We want to share with you the positions Caring for Colorado Foundation has taken on six statewide measures. These positions align with our commitment to make Colorado the best place to raise a child, and our understanding that children are more likely to thrive when caregivers,...

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Missed the Webinar? Recording, Slides Available Now

Caring for Colorado program leads hosted an informational webinar earlier in July to provide more information about our Focus Areas, our grantmaking philosophy, and the application process. If you are interested in applying for a grant, please review the following for additional information. If...

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Focus Areas Webinar and Q&A Sessions

Webinar on CFC Focus Areas Caring for Colorado program leads are hosting an informational webinar about the Foundation's Focus Areas on Thursday, July 16, 2020, at 10 am. Register here. Question and Answer Sessions In addition, program leads are hosting question and answer sessions for each...

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A Message from Caring for Colorado

Dear Friends and Colleagues, At Caring for Colorado, we mourn the loss of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and so many other Black Americans from violent acts. We feel deep sadness and anger in this moment. Our hearts are with the victims’ families and all who feel hopeless, scared, and...

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Packard Fund for Pueblo Newsletter

Sperry S. and Ella Graber Packard Fund for Pueblo Grant Awards Announced In April, the Packard Fund for Pueblo Advisory Board recommended $565,000 in funding for 14 organizations supporting children, youth and families. In response to the COVID-19...

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Our Funding for COVID-19 Relief

Dear friends and partners, During this time of uncertainty and as communities across our state grapple with the profound consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, Caring for Colorado’s commitment to creating health, well-being and opportunity for Colorado’s children and families is unwavering. As...

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