Funded Projects

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

Hover over the counties below to view the award details by region


PROJECTS FUNDED


YEAR ORGANIZATION AWARD CITY COUNTY COUNTIES SERVED REGION FUNING TYPE PROGRAM AREAS PROJECT NAME DESCRIPTION
2018 YouthZone $5000 Glenwood Springs Garfield Eagle/ Garfield/ Pitkin/ Rio Blanco Northwest Maintain existing program Healthy Living & Healthy Communities YouthZone Mental Health Counseling

Youth mental health counseling and case management.

2018 Ouray County Schools Community Resource Consortium $9000 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 Our Community Foundation $21000 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.

2018 Northwest Colorado Health $15000 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.

2018 Mountain Medical Center/ LLC $7000 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 Montrose Memorial Hospital $4500 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 Midwestern Colorado Mental Health Center $20000 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.

2018 Mesa County Public Health $25000 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 Memorial Hospital Foundation/ Inc. $10000 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 Local First $25000 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 Living Journeys $10000 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.

2018 Lift Up of Routt County $10000 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.

2018 La Plata Youth Services $5000 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 La Plata Family Centers Coalition $15000 Durango La Plata La Plata Southwest Maintain existing program Physical/ Oral & Visual Health Access to Healthcare

Partial funding of Family Advocate.

2018 Partners $5000 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 Pediatric Partners of the Southwest $10000 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.

2018 Yampa Valley Autism Program $15000 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 Western Colorado Center for the Arts $15000 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 Valley Settlement $50000 Carbondale Garfield Garfield Northwest Maintain existing program Basic Needs Health & Wellness Home Visits

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

2018 Summit Community Care Clinic $25000 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.

2018 STRiVE $25000 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.

2018 St. Mary’s Hospital $35000 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 Southwest Center for Independence $15000 Durango La Plata La Plata Southwest General Operating Healthy Living & Healthy Communities Southwest Rides

Expand Southwest Rides accessible transportation services.

2018 Sk8 Church $7500 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.

2018 Silverton School District #1 $14000 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 Routt County Council on Aging $5000 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 Riverside Educational Center $15000 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 Reach Out and Read Colorado $5000 Denver Mesa Mesa Central 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 PIC Place $30000 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 Kids Aid $20000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa Maintain existing program Basic Needs The Backpack Program

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

2018 Karis/The House $20000 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 Counseling and Education Center $20000 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 A Kidz Clinic $25000 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 A Little Help $2500 Denver Delta Delta Central General Operating Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health A Little Help

Expand coordination and delivery of services by fostering intergenerational connections.

2018 All Points Transit $20000 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 $15000 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.

2018 Boys & Girls Clubs of La Plata County $20000 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 Bridging Bionics Foundation $20000 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.

2018 Cattlemen’s Days Inc. $5000 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.

2018 Center for Independence $12500 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 Colorado Canyons Association $5000 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 $12000 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 Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation $15000 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 4 the Children $10000 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.

2018 Dolores County Health Association $20000 Dove Creek Dolores Dolores/ La Plata/ Montezuma Southwest Expand existing program Physical/ Oral & Visual Health Cortez Dental Expansion

Full-time Dental Assistant.

2018 Doors 2 Success $25000 Grand Junction Mesa Mesa Mesa Expand existing program Basic Needs Senior Services Coordination

All four sites will provide consistent access to services coordination.

2018 Joseph Center $25000 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 Jackson County Council on Aging $10000 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 Integrated Community $25000 Steamboat Springs Routt Moffat/ Routt Northwest Maintain existing program Physical/ Oral & Visual Health Medical Interpretation/ Resource & Referral and Education

Increase immigration services.

2018 HomewardBound of the Grand Valley/ Inc. $10000 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 $20000 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 $15000 Fruita Mesa Mesa Central 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 Gunnison Valley Mentors $10000 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).

2018 Gunnison County $10000 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 Grand Valley Catholic Outreach $15000 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 $15000 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 Family Visitor Program of Garfield County/ Inc $20000 Glenwood Springs Garfield Eagle/ Garfield/ Pitkin Northwest Maintain existing program Physical/ Oral & Visual Health Healthy Families Aspen to Parachute

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

2018 Family & Intercultural Resource Center $50000 Silverthorne Summit Summit Central 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. $10000 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 Community Food Bank $25000 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.

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