The Denver Foundation awards $8.4 million in behavioral health grants statewide

This week, the Denver Foundation announced $8.4 million in grants to agencies that support increased access to behavioral health care statewide. The grants will be distributed via the Foundation’s Colorado Health Access Fund. 

Sixteen grants, to various organizations, will be distributed throughout the rest of September. The grants impact a number of areas throughout the state, and focus on different behavioral health initiatives. 

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The grants will work to provide access to wellness centers in Southern Colorado, and expand the MAT program in the Larimer county jails, among other things. Grants will also work to increase capacity at federally qualified health centers across the state. 

Colorado Health Access Fund, founded in 2015, expects to deliver $5 million in grants annually through 2022.