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Healthy Community Fund Grant Program - Community Non-Profits (CNP) and Health and Human Services (HHS)

Grants to Colorado Nonprofits in Eligible
Areas to Address Community Health

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Aspen and Pitkin County

Deadline Date:

08/09/21 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Colorado nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to address the health needs of local communities. Funding may be used for general operating support. Eligible organizations are those that address the areas of physical and mental health, prevention of substance abuse, the wellbeing of seniors, community health, and environmental health and education. Nonprofit organizations that are dedicated to working together to strengthen the quality of life in Pitkin County are eligible to apply.

Program Goals

 Goal 1: Community Well-Being (Including Families and Youth)

  • Increase social, emotional, and well-being of families and youth
  • Increased # of children, families, and individuals (people) who are served.
  • Increase access to affordable basic needs (ie: food, housing, transportation, etc.)
  • Increase healthy behaviors

Goal 2: Physical Health

  • Increase the well-being of individuals
  • Increase people who receive care and can access health care and primary care.
  • Decrease hospitalizations due to injury and disease.

Goal 3: Mental Health and Substance use Prevention

  • Increase psychological well-being of individuals, provide treatment and promote prevention
  • Increase people who receive care.
  • Reduce suicide deaths.
  • Increase healthy behaviors around mental health and/or substance use for people.

Goal 4: The Well-Being of Seniors

  • Increase social, emotional, economic, and physical well-being of senior adults
  • Increase access to and awareness of supportive health and community services.
  • Increase housing and supportive living options.
  • Increase access to and awareness of supportive wellness and enrichment activities.

Goal 5: Education and Cultural Treasures

  • Increase and optimize the quality of life for residents and workers in Pitkin County and enhance and sustain natural resources
  • Increase educational activities for the community.
  • Increase health, safety, and learning educational and community settings.
  • Increase neighborhoods and environments that promote educational opportunities.

Goal 6: Environmental Health

  • Increase quality of life as a result of the preservation of the natural environment and resources.
  • Increase access to environments that promote healthy living
  • Increase healthier environments to improve health.
  • Increase awareness of environmental issues that improve health.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 143404

Term of Contract:

Pitkin County awards both annual and multi-year (up to 3 year) partnership grants, based on agency requests and committee evaluation of proposals.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Non-profit organizations that are dedicated to working together to strengthen the quality of life in Pitkin County are eligible to apply. These include:
- Health & Human Service agencies (HHS) are defined as agencies addressing issues related to youth, family, and senior well-being, physical health, mental health, and substance use that provide a continuum of health care services. These services include prevention, intervention, education and outreach programs, regardless of clients’ ability to pay. Oftentimes these programs require case records and supervision of services provided.
- Community Non-Profit organizations (CNP) are defined as agencies that enhance and enrich community life, complement basic health and human services agencies (HHS) offered by additional needed services, and optimize efforts to improve and sustain the County’s natural resources. They must serve the Community Goals.

Non-Eligible Organizations:
- The Healthy Community Fund does not consider applications for funding in the following areas: capital projects, the Arts (e.g. theatre, art, music programs), childcare, one- time sports events, or for grant-making foundations or organizations which distribute funds to recipients of their own selection.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for Grant Applications and Mid Year Reports is August 9, 2021, at 4:00 PM.

Grant Cycle
June 17 (Tentative): Grant Application & 2021 Mid-Year Report Available Online
August 9: Grant Application & Mid-Year Report Due
September / October: Grant Application Review
October / November: Funding Recommendations Presented To The Board of County Commissioners
December: Pitkin County Budget Approved
January: Grant Contracts Signed
January 31: Year-End Performance Measure Reports Due
By March 31: Grant Checks Mailed

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://www.grantrequest.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2faccountmanager.aspx%3fSA%3dAM%26sid%3d6201&SA=AM&sid=6201

Lisa Yorker
Grant Specialist
970-920-5179
hcf@pitkincounty.com

Pitkin County
530 East Main Street
Aspen, CO 81611

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