Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

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

Grants to Colorado Nonprofits and Agencies to
Improve the Quality of Life for Local Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

City of Aspen and Pitkin County

Deadline Date:

08/03/20 4:00 PM


Request a Grant Writer

Grants to Colorado community nonprofit organizations and health and human service agencies in eligible areas for activities that improve the quality of life for local residents. The purpose of funding is to encourage area residents to adopt healthy lifestyles, to increase public safety, and to foster independence. Programs must benefit residents of Pitkin County.

Areas of Interest

Pitkin County supports nonprofit organizations that provide a range of health care and human services to the citizens and workers of the county. This includes programs that address health care education and outreach, prevention, intervention and treatment. Access to services for all, regardless of a client's ability to pay, is valued and encouraged.

Health and Human Service Agencies are defined as programs addressing issues related to youth, family, and senior well-being, physical health, mental health, and substance abuse prevention.

Community Nonprofit Agencies are defined as programs that enhance and enrich the quality of life in Pitkin County, complement basic health and human services offered through providing additional needed services, and optimize efforts to improve and sustain the County's natural resources.

Community Goals & Objectives:

  1. Family and Youth Well-Being - Promote the social, emotional, and well-being of families and youth.
  2. Physical Health and Public Health - Promote the well-being of individuals.
  3. Mental Health and Substance Abuse Prevention - Promote the psychological well-being of individuals, provide treatment, and promote prevention.
  4. The Well-Being of Seniors - Promote the social, emotional, economic, and physical well-being of senior adults.
  5. Cultural Treasures and Environmental Quality - Promote and optimize the quality of life for residents and workers in Pitkin County and enhance and sustain natural resources.

Applications for mental health/substance use services have specific requirements. For details, see the Grant Guidelines in the Supporting Documents field below.

The Healthy Community Fund provides general operating support for eligible nonprofits.

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:

Nonprofit 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) that provide a continuum of health care services including prevention, intervention, education, and outreach programs, regardless of the client’s ability to pay. These agencies are defined, in general, as programs addressing issues related to youth, family, and adult well-being, physical health, mental health, and substance use prevention.

- Community Nonprofit organizations (CNP) that address community problems, enrich the quality of life in Pitkin County and serve the Community Goals.

Applicants must be tax exempt under the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.

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:

2021 Grant Cycle Timeline:
- June 1: 2021 Grant Application & Mid-Year Report Available Online
- August 3: 2021 Grant Application & Mid-Year Report Due, at 4:00 PM.
- 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

Applicants are required to submit their application electronically. Printed copies will not be accepted this year.

Agencies requesting over $10,000 in funding will be required to complete the outcomes-based performance plan in the application.

HHS agencies also requesting City of Aspen HHS funding may fill out the appropriate section in the application.

Areas of Interest:

Contact Information:

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

Email applications with appendices attached to

For questions, please contact:
Lisa Yorker
Health & Human Services
(970) 920-5179

For any additional questions regarding the City of Aspen's HHS grant program or application, please contact Julie Gillespie at (970) 920-5774 or

Pitkin County
530 East Main Street
Aspen, CO 81611
Phone: 970-920-5200

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Colorado: Pitkin County

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training in Eli...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in eligible counties, with priority given to low- to moderate-income populations. Applicants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies and IHEs for Projects to Reduce Serious Neighborhood Crime

Deadline 04/26/21

Grants to USA nonprofits, agencies, Tribes, and IHEs for community-oriented programs to reduce serious neighborhood crime. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended for cooperative projects with law en

GrantWatch ID#: 132213

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Psychologist for Child Psychology Rese...

Deadline 06/15/21

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast

GrantWatch ID#: 132694

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Improvement Initiatives

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 132986

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions to Promote Cancer Detection and Pr...

Deadline 04/21/21

Grants of $25,000 to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible regions for programs and projects addressing cancer prevention and early detection. Funding is intended to provide the resources needed to fund vital community-level act

GrantWatch ID#: 133776