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Colorado Grants

Denver Measure 2A - Out of School Time (OST) Program Funds
  • Required Letters of Intent due Thursday, September 4, 2014
  • Applications due Thursday, September 18, 2014
  • Administered by the Denver Office of Children's Affairs
  • Applications will be accepted from any not-for-profit community-based organization or Denver Public Schools 21st century grant funded site. Organizations must demonstrate prior experience in providing successful youth programs during non-school hours to be eligible to apply. All program sites must be physically located in and provide services primarily to school-aged (K-12) children and youth from one or more eligible Denver neighborhoods.
  • OST activities are shown to contribute significantly to students’ educational success, including marked improvements in academic achievement, student engagement, school attendance, and social and emotional development.
School Health Professional Grant Program
  • Application training webinar September 3, 2014, 2:00-3:00 pm
  • Letters of Intent due September 5, 2014
  • Proposals due September 24, 2014
  • Administered by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE)
  • The legalization of retail marijuana in the state of Colorado is anticipated to increase the availability of marijuana to underage youth. Marijuana use by minors can have immediate and lasting health implications, and many youth who engage in substance abuse develop or have underlying behavioral health needs. School health professionals are in a unique position to educate, assess, and treat youth who have substance abuse or behavioral health issues.
  • The Center for Disease Control's Healthy People 2020 recommends one school nurse for every 750 general education students. However, many school nurses in Colorado are responsible for as many as 6,000 students. Other recommended ratios include one school counselor for every 250 students, and one school psychologist for every 1,500 students. The lack of health care professionals makes it difficult to provide the social-emotional support students need.
  • This Request for Proposal (RFP) is designed to provide matching funds to eligible education providers pursuant to the requirements of the School Health Professional Grant Program (22-96-101 through 22-96-105 C.R.S.). This program will enhance the presence of school health professionals in secondary schools throughout the state to facilitate better screening, education, and referral care coordination for secondary school students with substance abuse and other behavioral health needs.  See Attachment A for the Rules for Administration of this program.
  • Request for Proposal
     
Colorado Fire Up Your Feet Challenge Awards
 
Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) Grant Program 
  • Administered by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE)
  • Established in 2008 with the signing of C.R.S.22-43.7, BEST provides an annual amount of funding, in the form of competitive grants, to school districts, charter schools, institute charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services and the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind. BEST funds can be used for the construction of new schools as well as general construction and renovation of existing school facility systems and structures.
Colorado Kids 1st
  • Colorado Kids 1st is an initiative of the Rocky Mountain Research and Prevention Institute (RMRPI)
  • Community groups and organizations with project proposals that comply with the Colorado Kids 1st mission of promoting health and preventing injuries to Colorado's children may apply for grants from the Colorado Kids 1st Fund.
  • The RMRPI Board of Directors funds projects that:
    • promote health and safety programs for Colorado's children
    • inform, educate and train the general public about children's health issues
    • promote public awareness of children's health issues
  • The Colorado Kids 1st Fund is designed to help community groups and organizations obtain funding, no
        matter  how small the request. Therefore, there is no minimum grant amount.
  • Apply for a grant
Colorado School Counselor Corps Grant Program
  • Administered by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE)
  • Colorado’s School Counselor Corps Grant Program (SCCGP) funding is awarded to eligible school districts, BOCES, charter schools or Institute charter schools. The purpose of this program is to increase the availability of effective school-based counseling within secondary schools. Grant funds are also used to increase the level of school counseling services provided to improve the graduation rate and increase the percentage of students who appropriately prepare for, apply to, and continue into postsecondary education.

 

 
 
 

 

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