Thursday, June 21, 2007

Health foundation awards grants

The Colorado Health Foundation recently approved grants totaling $5.26 million to health-related nonprofits.

Major recipients include:

  • Colorado Bright Beginnings: $361,000 to provide parenting assistance to families

  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: $895,275 to help seniors manage chronic diseases

  • Colorado Center for Law and Policy: $675,000 to ensure low-income residents receive quality health care

  • Arapahoe County Early Childhood Council: $385,205 to physicians treating children

  • Cerebral Palsy of Colorado: $277,050 to provide services to 700 young children and families

  • Mile High Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse: $259,510 to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS by methamphetamine users

  • Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association: $805,909 to expand the Moffat County Care Clinic, which serves low-income residents

  • Pueblo Community College: $509,405 to provide dental services to low-income residents

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