Funded Projects

Projects Funded

Since our founding in late 2017, Rocky Mountain Health Foundation has awarded 90 grants totaling $1,448,300 to nonprofit and community organizations.

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AWARD YEAR ORGANIZATION AWARD AMOUNT CITY COUNTY COUNTIES SERVED REGION TYPE OF FUNDING PROGRAM AREAS PROJECT NAME DESCRIPTION
2018 A Kidz Clinic $25,000 Delta Delta Delta Central General Operating Physical, Oral & Visual Health Mentally & Physically Strong Children of Delta County

Support integrated practices through Resilient School Communities, ACEs on the Western Slope, and Tobacco Cessation.

2018 Western Colorado Center for the Arts $15,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa Maintain existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities Artability: Art for All

Supports program supplies and additional part-time staff support for special-abilities art class.

2018 HomewardBound of the Grand Valley, Inc. $10,000 Grand Junction Mesa Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jackson, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel, Summit Mesa General Operating Basic Needs Emergency Shelter and Supportive Services

General shelter operations (wages and training) and food, hygeine supplies, and cleaning products.

2018 Hilltop Health Services Corporation $20,000 Grand Junction Mesa Delta, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray Mesa Maintain existing program Basic Needs Family Resource Centers

Support Family Resource Center’s personnel costs, program costs and participant costs, enabling the programs to continue without cuts or lapse in services.

2018 Harmony Acres Equestrian Center $15,000 Fruita Mesa Mesa Mesa Maintain existing program Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Animal-Assisted Therapies

Provide animal-assisted therapy services to clients in financial need, focus: children, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

2018 Grand Valley Catholic Outreach $15,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa Maintain existing program Basic Needs Homeless Health Outreach

Underwrite medical supplies, testing fees and client transportation for on-site clinic.

2018 Girls on the Run $15,000 Grand Junction Mesa Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, LaPlata, Lake, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel, Summit Mesa Maintain existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities Girls on the Run of Western Colorado

Covers the differential between collected registration and the actual cost to provide the program.

2018 Doors 2 Success $25,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa Expand existing program Basic Needs Senior Services Coordination

All four sites will provide consistent access to services coordination.

2019 EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum $10,000 Grand Junction Mesa Delta, Garfield, Mesa Mesa Maintain/Expand existing program Community-Based Health Projects Inspiring STEAM careers for middle and high school students

Supports summer scholarship program for 80 at-risk 6th-12th grade youth.

2018 Counseling and Education Center $20,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa General Operating Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Preventive Counseling/Therapy

10% increase in counseling service clients  to help those who are sinking into depression, dysfunction and suicidal ideation.

2018 Community Food Bank $25,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa Maintain existing program Basic Needs Truck Purchase

Purchase a new(er) pick up truck and cover first year insurance costs to haul up to 1,000 lbs. of food recovery efforts.

2018 Joseph Center $25,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa General Operating Basic Needs Day Shelter Program, Representative Payee, JCAAP

General operating funds to further the mission and provide staff with the resources needed.

2018 Karis/The House $20,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa Expand existing program Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Expand Street Outreach

Increase from 30-40 units of permanent housing, increase beds from 5-10, 1300 more hours of staff time.

2018 Reach Out and Read Colorado $5,000 Denver Mesa Mesa Mesa Maintain existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities Mesa County Child Development and Early Literacy

Sustain program operations at 11 clinic programs across Mesa County.

2018 Riverside Educational Center $15,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa General Operating Healthy Living & Healthy Communities After School Tutoring and Enrichment

Structured tutoring in the after-school hours for 50 students.

2018 St. Mary’s Hospital $35,000 Grand Junction Mesa Delta, Garfield, Mesa, Montrose Mesa Create new program Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Accelerating Access to Integrated Addiction Medicine Services in the Grand Valley

Launch a fully integrated addiction medicine program with a Licensed Professional Counselor.

2018 STRiVE $25,000 Grand Junction Mesa Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, San Juan, San Miguel Mesa Maintain existing program Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Audyssey Clinic

Autism assessments for a minimum 24 Western Colorado children.

2019 Western Colorado Area Health Education Center $10,000 Grand Junction Mesa Delta, Mesa, Montrose Mesa Maintain/Expand existing program Community-Based Health Projects Apprenticeship Program

Funds Recruiter position who administers the CNA/PCP Apprenticeship Program.

2018 Kids Aid $20,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa Maintain existing program Basic Needs The Backpack Program

Feed students at Rocky Mountain Elementary for an entire school year.

2019 Aspen Hope Center $20,000 Basalt Eagle Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin Mountain Maintain/Expand existing program Access to and Affordability of Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Mobile Crisis Response

Funds an additional and much needed crisis clinician for mobile crisis response.

2018 Bridging Bionics Foundation $20,000 Basalt Eagle Garfield, Mesa, Pitkin Mountain Expand existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Neuro-rehabilitation Therapy Program

Underwrite rehabilitation sessions to expand to Mesa County.

2019 Bright Future Foundation for Eagle County $20,000 Avon Eagle Eagle Mountain Maintain/Expand existing program Access to and Affordability of Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Counseling and Psychological Services Program

Support salaries for the clinical director and the psychology extern of our Counseling and Psychological Services Program for 150 survivors of violence.

2018 Mesa County Public Health $25,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa Expand existing program Basic Needs Community Transformation Group: Building a Sense of Community in Mesa County

Incorporate a Promotora (Hispanic health navigator) model in Clifton.

2018 Partners $5,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa General Operating Healthy Living & Healthy Communities One-to-One Mentoring Program

Recruitment of 40 volunteers and 2 new physical activities for kids in program.

2018 A Little Help $2,500 Denver Delta Delta Central General Operating Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health A Little Help

Expand coordination and delivery of services by fostering intergenerational connections.

2018 Center for Independence $12,500 Grand Junction Mesa Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Lake, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, San Miguel Mesa General Operating Physical, Oral & Visual Health 21st Century Independence

Purchase and implement upgraded information technology system to support case management over a 12 county region.

2018 Living Journeys $10,000 Crested Butte Gunnison Gunnison Central Maintain existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Living Journeys Transportation Assistance Program

Transportation (and sometimes lodging) for patients to cancer treatments.

2019 The 7th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center – Dolphin House $18,000 Montrose Montrose Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel Central Maintain/Expand existing program Community-Based Health Projects SANE Coordinator Program

Funds a portion of SANE Coordinator’s salary to conduct sexual assault nurse examinations and coordinate the program.

2018 Midwestern Colorado Mental Health Center $20,000 Montrose Montrose Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel Central Create new program Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Providing a Crisis Stabilization Unit for the Region

Walk-in crisis and respite care, mobile respite and crisis care, and social detox for those dealing with substances.

2019 Sharing Ministries Food Bank $10,000 Montrose Montrose Delta, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel Central General Operating Basic Needs General Operating Support

Supports purchasing food and fuel.

2018 Montrose Memorial Hospital $4,500 Montrose Montrose Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel Central Expand existing program Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Simulation Lab supplies to enhance training of more than 650 first responders, nurses, technicians, staff, and students throughout the region

Supplies for enhancing the experience of learners who participate in scenarios in the Simulation Lab.

2018 Mountain Medical Center, LLC $7,000 Ridgway Ouray Ouray Central Maintain existing program Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Behavioral Health Integration at Mountain Medical Center

Partially funds electronic medical record provider, AllScripts.

2018 Ouray County Schools Community Resource Consortium $9,000 Ridgway Ouray Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel Central Maintain existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities Adventure Activities

After-School and Summer Enrichment Program activities and outdoor activities for youth ages 12-15.

2018 PIC Place $30,000 Montrose Montrose Montrose, Delta Central General Operating Physical, Oral & Visual Health The PIC Place Operational Funding

Provides individuals who are uninsured, underinsured, and on public insurance programs access to medical, dental, optometry and mental health services.

2018 Colorado Canyons Association $5,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa Maintain existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities Residential Youth Services Outdoor Therapy

Outdoor field trips (day-long hiking and rafting trips) with Hilltop’s Residential Youth Services Program.

2018 Colorado Discover Ability $12,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa Expand existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities Day Camp and Camp Freedom Program 2019

Provide financial assistance to participants, program support and outreach efforts.

2018 All Points Transit $20,000 Montrose Montrose Montrose, Delta Central General Operating Basic Needs Transportation for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities

General op funds to support increase in minimum wage for drivers. 55k trips annually, $4/each.

2018 Black Canyon Boys & Girls Club $15,000 Montrose Montrose Montrose Central General Operating Healthy Living & Healthy Communities After-School and Summer Programs for At-Risk Youth

Replace the lost funding from the Tobacco A-35 grant for Operations Director.

2019 CASA of the Seventh Judicial District, Inc. $20,000 Montrose Montrose Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel Central Maintain/Expand existing program Access to and Affordability of Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Fostering Futures

Supports a portion of the salaries of Youth Service Manager and Friendly Neighbor for 1st Place.

2018 Cattlemen’s Days Inc. $5,000 Gunnison Gunnison Gunnison, Hinsdale Central Maintain existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Mammograms for All

Mammograms, breast ultrasounds, and biopsies for uninsured women over the age of 40.

2019 Community Options $20,000 Montrose Montrose Delta, Montrose Central Maintain/Expand existing program Basic Needs Replacement Vehicles to Transport Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Funds 20% of the cost to purchase 3 new ADA-accessible vehicles to transport clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

2019 Gunnison Country Food Pantry $20,000 Gunnison Gunnison Gunnison Central General Operating Basic Needs General Operating Support

Purchases a balance of nutritionally-rich fresh produce, dairy and protein products to supplement non-perishable food for distributions and for children. T

2018 Gunnison County $10,000 Gunnison Gunnison Gunnison Central Expand existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities Upstream Suicide Prevention

Train trainers-Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, safeTALK, and Question Persuade Refer and materials for Sources of Strength.

2018 Gunnison Valley Mentors $10,000 Gunnison Gunnison Gunnison, Hinsdale Central General Operating Healthy Living & Healthy Communities general operating

Support up to 250 1:2:1 mentoring partnerships (250 youth, 150 mentors, 100 parents).

2019 Hispanic Affairs Project $20,000 Montrose Montrose Mesa, Montrose Central General Operating Basic Needs Immigration Legal Assistance, Community Education & Outreach and Capacity Building Programs

Funds program-related staffing costs and immigration legal assistance, community education and outreach, capacity building, and leadership development.

2019 Project Hope of Gunnison Valley $10,000 Gunnison Gunnison Gunnison, Hinsdale Central General Operating Access to and Affordability of Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Project Hope General Operating

Funds salaries for Assistant Director and two Latinx Advocates, supplies for educational events, client counseling, support group supplies, and operation of crisis line.

2019 Eagle County Smiles $16,500 Edwards Eagle Eagle Mountain Maintain/Expand existing program Access to & Affordability of Physical, Oral & Visual Health Eagle County Smiles

Supports Eagle County Smiles program for direct oral health services.

2018 Family & Intercultural Resource Center $50,000 Silverthorne Summit Summit Mountain General Operating Physical, Oral & Visual Health Operational Funding

Access to health for uninsured, underinsured, and those on public insurance programs.

2018 Eagle River Youth Coalition, Inc. $10,000 Edwards Eagle Eagle Mountain Expand existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities Eagle River Valley Prevention Education

Expand substance abuse prevention education opportunities to elementary-aged youth in fifth grade.

2018 Boys & Girls Clubs of La Plata County $20,000 Durango La Plata La Plata Southwest Expand existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities FIT Club: A Boys & Girls Clubs Project

Reduce risk for obesity along with nutrition education. Expand program to Pine River Library.

2018 YouthZone $5,000 Glenwood Springs Garfield Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin, Rio Blanco Mountain Maintain existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities YouthZone Mental Health Counseling

Youth mental health counseling and case management.

2018 Northwest Colorado Health $15,000 Steamboat Springs Moffat Moffat, Routt Northwest Expand existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Community Connectors

Community Connectors to utilize a more personalized and comprehensive approach focused on Case Management.

2019 Mountain Mentors $20,000 Frisco Summit Summit Mountain Maintain/Expand existing program Community-Based Health Projects General Operating Support

Helps sustain a full time position, prevention programming, and one recreational activity and/or a community service activity per month.

2018 Routt County Council on Aging $5,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Routt Northwest Create new program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities A Balancing Act – Pilot Program

Funds “A Matter of Balance” program and transportation for seniors.

2018 Sk8 Church $7,500 Steamboat Springs Routt Routt Northwest Expand existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities After School Program

Expand to include Fridays and Saturdays as a safe and sober alternative to potential weekend parties.

2019 STARS $15,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Moffat, Routt Northwest General Operating Community-Based Health Projects Programming for people with disabilities

Supports program staff costs for residents of Routt and Moffat Counties who have disabilities.

2019 Town of Oak Creek $15,000 Oak Creek Routt Routt Northwest Maintain/Expand existing program Basic Needs South Routt Hunger Initiative

Supports local hunger needs, removing the elements of food insecurity.

2018 Yampa Valley Autism Program $15,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Routt Northwest Maintain existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Applied Behavioral Analysis Therapy for Austism Spectruym Disorder children with intensive behavior needs

Serves uninsurable due to undocumented citizenship, those who do not have insurance, or those waiting for approval through Medicaid or private insurance.

2018 4 the Children $10,000 Durango La Plata Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan Southwest Maintain existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities CASA and SEPT Expansion

Expand Supervised Exchange and Parenting Time (SEPT) and Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) services in Archuleta.

2019 Compañeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center $15,000 Durango La Plata Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan Southwest General Operating Basic Needs General Operating Support

Funds will support Direct Assistance, Education Outreach, and Integrative Programming.

2018 Dolores County Health Association $20,000 Dove Creek Dolores Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma Southwest Expand existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Cortez Dental Expansion

Full-time Dental Assistant.

2019 KSUT $10,000 Ignacio La Plata La Plata, Montezuma Southwest Maintain/Expand existing program Community-Based Health Projects Native Braids

Record and produce 15 Native American youth/elder interviews focused on health-related issues.

2018 La Plata Family Centers Coalition $15,000 Durango La Plata La Plata Southwest Maintain existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Access to Healthcare

Partial funding of Family Advocate.

2018 La Plata Youth Services $5,000 Durango La Plata La Plata Southwest General Operating Healthy Living & Healthy Communities Youth Services

Supports voluntary referrals to Diversion Program and school-based restorative justice services.

2018 Local First $25,000 Durango La Plata La Plata Southwest Create new program Physical, Oral & Visual Health La Plata County Community Needs Assessment: Access to Healthcare for Small Businesses

Conduct a needs assessment for affordable and effective health care for local, independent businesses.

2018 Pediatric Partners of the Southwest $10,000 Durango La Plata Archuleta, La Plata Southwest Create new program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Bayfield Schools Student Wellness Center

Medical supplies for the Student Wellness Center.

2019 ROCK – Reaching Out to Community and Kids $20,000 Dove Creek Dolores Dolores Southwest General Operating Community-Based Health Projects General Operating Support

General operating support.

2018 Silverton School District #1 $14,000 Silverton San Juan San Juan Southwest Expand existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Blended Telemedicine/School-based support in collaboration with Pediatric Partners of the Southwest

RN salary for up to 5 hours/week to be present with parent and students during telemedicine appointments.

2018 Southwest Center for Independence $15,000 Durango La Plata La Plata Southwest General Operating Healthy Living & Healthy Communities Southwest Rides

Expand Southwest Rides accessible transportation services.

2019 Partners in Routt County $10,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Routt Northwest Maintain/Expand existing program Community-Based Health Projects Youth Mentoring

Provides increased personnel capacity, mentor screening and training.

2019 Opera Steamboat $3,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Moffat, Routt Northwest Maintain/Expand existing program Basic Needs Vocal Workshops for people with special needs

Provides voice therapy workshops to clients in the Yampa Valley Autism Program, Steamboat & Craig Horizons Specialized Services and the Parkinson’s Support Group.

2018 Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. $10,000 Craig Moffat Moffat Northwest Create new program Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Improve access to behavioral healthcare services with telehealth

Supports telemedicine behavioral health, including equipment.

2018 Family Visitor Program of Garfield County, Inc $20,000 Glenwood Springs Garfield Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin Mountain Maintain existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Healthy Families Aspen to Parachute

Provide families evidence-based Healthy Families Aspen to Parachute program.

2019 Garfield County Public Health $20,000 Glenwood Springs Garfield Eagle, Garfield Mountain Maintain/Expand existing program Access to & Affordability of Physical, Oral & Visual Health Smiles for Students School Sealant Program (SFS)

Funds Dental Hygienists to serve students, salary for Community Health Services lead hygienist for program quality control, and dental supplies.

2019 Get Outdoors Leadville! (GOL!) $25,000 Leadville Lake Lake Mountain Maintain/Expand existing program Community-Based Health Projects Get Outdoors Leadville! Rockies Rock Adventure Camp

Supports partial costs for camp lead staff, program partner fees, camper transport, consumables, and camper insurance.

2019 Keystone Science School $10,000 Keystone Summit Summit Mountain Maintain/Expand existing program Access to & Affordability of Physical, Oral & Visual Health Summer CATCH Camp

Supports a portion of the Summer CATCH Camp.

2018 Our Community Foundation $21,000 Vail Eagle Eagle Mountain Create new program Physical, Oral & Visual Health MIRA: Mobile Intercultural Resource Alliance

Increase MIRA outreach efforts with Latina community members in Eagle County in order to build awareness and trust of MIRA, and connect families to resources.

2019 Roundup River Ranch $10,000 Gypsum Eagle Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, Mesa, Routt Mountain Maintain/Expand existing program Community-Based Health Projects 2019 Summer and Family Camps

Funds children with serious illnesses and their families to experience the healing power of camp.

2018 Summit Community Care Clinic $25,000 Frisco Summit Eagle, Grand, Lake, Summit Mountain Expand existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Social Determinants and Patient Navigation

Training of Patient Navigators and screening for Social Determinants of Health.

2019 The Summit Foundation $5,000 Breckenridge Summit Summit Mountain General Operating Access to & Affordability of Physical, Oral & Visual Health Peak Health Alliance

Supports start-up program costs, personnel, consultants, Communication, Marketing/Sales, and Administrative Costs.

2018 Valley Settlement $50,000 Carbondale Garfield Garfield Mountain Maintain existing program Basic Needs Health & Wellness Home Visits

Promotoras to provide home visits, needs assessment, depression screening, and resilience screenings.

2019 WindWalkers $20,000 Carbondale Garfield Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin Mountain Maintain/Expand existing program Access to and Affordability of Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health Horses that Heal

Expands therapeutic riding and equine assisted learning for those suffering from various challenges, at below cost or free.

2019 Advocates of Routt County $20,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Routt Northwest Maintain/Expand existing program Community-Based Health Projects Social Change Advocacy

The grant will be used for all aspects of the program including: staff salary, overhead (rent, utilities, bookkeeping, supplies, etc.), and program costs (informational materials, events, signs/banners, etc.)

2019 Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Colorado $20,000 Craig Moffat Moffat, Routt Northwest Maintain/Expand existing program Community-Based Health Projects Healthy Minds & Bodies

Supports General Operations for staff, safe places and supplies to help our local youth achieve healthy minds and bodies.

2018 Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation $15,000 Rangely Rio Blanco Rio Blanco Northwest Maintain existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Replace essential dental hygiene chair

Replace essential dental hygiene chair in clinic for optimization of public service availability.

2018 Integrated Community $25,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Moffat, Routt Northwest Maintain existing program Physical, Oral & Visual Health Medical Interpretation, Resource & Referral and Education

Increase immigration services.

2018 Jackson County Council on Aging $10,000 Walden Jackson Jackson Northwest General Operating Basic Needs Operation Grant for 2019-2020

Operations funding to keep the center open without a disruption in services due to lost of Federal funding.

2018 Lift Up of Routt County $10,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Routt Northwest General Operating Basic Needs Part-Time Case Worker

New, part-time case worker to access our Community Support Programs and Food Banks.

2019 The Bridge $15,000 Cortez Montezuma Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma Southwest General Operating Basic Needs Eating, Living, and Working towards Health and Sustainability

Funds Shelter Manager and Chef positions and expands Day Labor program.

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