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

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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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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