The Colorado Health Foundation works to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation by increasing the number of Coloradans with health insurance, ensuring they have access to quality, coordinated care and encouraging healthy living. The Foundation invests in the community through grants and initiatives to health-related nonprofits that focus on these goals, as well as operating medical education programs to increase the health care workforce.
Who is the Colorado Health Foundation?
-They are a passionate, persistent team willing to take risks in the name of improved health in Colorado.
-They do not see obstacles, they see opportunities. They tackle issues that will have the highest impact on improving health for communities in Colorado.
-They share their results, including successes and lessons learned to help others with a common goal.
-They know that they alone cannot make lasting change. But hand-in-hand with their partners they can.
-They prioritize populations in need and opportunities where they can make the biggest difference in improving health in Colorado.
-They use their full philanthropic resources including: grantmaking, policy and advocacy, strategic private investments, technical advice and convening to improve the health of Coloradans.
-They will not stop until Colorado is a state where people and communities experience good health and health equity.
A Vision for Health in Colorado
Take a moment to explore their core principles - their mission, vision and values - to help you understand what drives their critical work and what sets the Colorado Health Foundation apart as a leading health foundation in the U.S.
Mission: To improve the health of Coloradans.
Vision: Colorado will become the healthiest state in the nation.
The Foundation is guided by the following values and beliefs in pursuit of the mission:
-Their stewardship commitment demands accountability and transparency
-They treat all with whom they come in contact with respect and humility.
-Their staff and board are passionate and persistent.
-They are relentless in their efforts to achieve health equity and opportunity.
-To advance their mission, they and their work must be relevant and have lasting impact.