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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 crisis, the advisory board voted to expedite...

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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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COVID-19: Update from Caring for Colorado

Dear Caring for Colorado Partners and Colleagues, To follow Governor Polis’ stay-at home order, Caring for Colorado offices in Denver and Pueblo are closed until April 26, 2020, and staff are working remotely. Our offices will re-open when the stay-at-home order is lifted and when it is deemed...

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A Message from Chris Wiant

Friends and colleagues, As Don Meredith often said at the end of Monday Night Football many years ago, “Turn out the lights, the party is over.” On April 17, I will turn out the lights for the last time after 48 years of working in public and environmental health and at the foundation. Little did...

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COVID-19: Update from Caring for Colorado

Dear Caring for Colorado Partners and Colleagues, Caring for Colorado is taking further action to practice social distancing and follow the recommendations outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local public health officials – effective Monday, March 16, our offices in...

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Board of Directors Announces New CEO

Linda R. Reiner, MPH, has been named president and CEO of Caring for Colorado, a statewide foundation working to create equity in health, well-being and opportunity for Colorado’s children and families, effective April 1, 2020. “Linda has spent the past 19 years working to make Caring for Colorado...

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Missed the Webinar? Past Recordings Available

Caring for Colorado hosted two informational webinars to provide more information about our strategic direction and the four areas funding will focus on - Healthy Beginnings, Healthy Youth, Strong and Resilient Families, and Public Policy Advocacy. Missed the November Webinar? Webinar Slides -...

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