Funded Projects

Projects Funded

Since our founding in late 2017, Rocky Mountain Health Foundation has awarded 60 grants totaling $1.14 million to nonprofit and community organizations.

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ORGANIZATION AWARD AMOUNT CITY COUNTY COUNTIES SERVED REGION TYPE OF FUNDING PROGRAM AREAS PROJECT NAME DESCRIPTION
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

CASA of the Seventh Judicial District, Inc. $20,000 Montrose Montrose Central
Community Options $20,000 Montrose Montrose Central
Gunnison Country Food Pantry $20,000 Gunnison Gunnison Central
Hispanic Affairs Project $20,000 Montrose Montrose Central
Project Hope of Gunnison Valley $10,000 Gunnison Gunnison Central
Sharing Ministries Food Bank $10,000 Montrose Montrose Central
The 7th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center – Dolphin House $18,000 Montrose Montrose Central
EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum $10,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa
Western Colorado Area Health Education Center $10,000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa
Aspen Hope Center $20,000 Aspen Basalt Mountain
Bright Future Foundation for Eagle County $20,000 Avon Eagle Mountain
Eagle County Smiles $16,500 Edwards Eagle Mountain
Garfield County Public Health $20,000 Glenwood Springs Garfield Mountain
Get Outdoors Leadville! (GOL!) $25,000 Leadville Lake Mountain
Keystone Science School $10,000 Keystone Summit Mountain
Mountain Mentors $20,000 Frisco Summit Mountain
Roundup River Ranch $10,000 Gypsum Eagle Mountain
The Summit Foundation $5,000 Breckenridge Summit Mountain
WindWalkers $20,000 Carbondale Garfield Mountain
Advocates of Routt County $20,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Northwest
Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Colorado $20,000 Craig Moffat Northwest
Opera Steamboat $3,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Northwest
Partners in Routt County $10,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Northwest
STARS $15,000 Steamboat Springs Routt Northwest
Town of Oak Creek $15,000 Oak Creek Routt Northwest
Compañeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center $15,000 Durango San Juan Southwest
KSUT $10,000 Ignacio La plata Southwest
ROCK – Reaching Out to Community and Kids $20,000 Dove Creek Dolores Southwest
The Bridge $15,000 Cortez Montezuma Southwest
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