Thursday, December 12, 2019

New Advocacy Funding Opportunity: Application Details and Evaluation RFQ

Building and Bridging Power Strategy

Details on New Advocacy Funding Opportunity
The Colorado Trust is pleased to announce a new advocacy funding opportunity, titled “Building and Bridging Power to Advance Health Equity through Policy and Advocacy” (Building and Bridging Power). This new strategy will support the work of organizing people in communities and building policy infrastructure with and between grassroots and grasstops organizations in Colorado.

Please review the information document about this funding opportunity, or visit the funding strategy page for further details. Letters of intent will be accepted beginning Jan. 6, 2020 through our grantee portal and will close Feb. 7, 2020. No other application format will be accepted. The application link at the grantee portal will go live on Jan. 6 and be made available via our email list, our social media channels and on our website.

For people and organizations interested in learning more about this opportunity, The Trust will host statewide, in-person information sessions throughout January in locations across Colorado, as well as a live webinar on Jan. 10, 2020, from 2-3:30 p.m. MST. The webinar will be recorded and available on our website until the funding opportunity closes. Registration details for both in-person sessions and the webinar are available in the information document and on our website.

For questions about this funding opportunity, please contact Noelle Dorward, Colorado Trust advocacy and policy partner, at (303) 539-3134 or
Request for Qualifications for Evaluation
The Trust seeks an evaluator with expertise in evaluation of capacity building, community organizing, and policy and advocacy efforts; a strong learning orientation; and a commitment to equitable evaluation practices, to design and implement an evaluation and learning approach for the Building and Bridging Power strategy.

Please see the request for qualifications (RFQ) document for more details on the desired outcomes, scope of work, and requirements for responses. Applications are due on Jan. 10, 2020. An informational webinar for interested applicants will be held on Dec. 17, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MST. Registration details can be found in the RFQ.

For questions about this RFQ, please contact Felisa Gonzales, Colorado Trust evaluation and learning manager, at (303) 539-3110 or