2016-2017 Awardees

2016-2017 Awardees
The Scholarship Initiative board reviewed and approved three round of applications for approximately $6.6 million in matching funds in October 2016, March 2017, and May 2017. Through these partnerships, to-date the Scholarship Initiative has generated a commitment of nearly $27 million in additional scholarship funds to Colorado students from state and philanthropic sources.

County-based awards:
  • Arapahoe Community College Foundation on behalf of Arapahoe County, $634,196
  • Arapahoe Community College Foundation on behalf of Douglas County, $129,611
  • Adams County Education Consortium on behalf of Adams County - $518,731
  • Aspen Community Foundation on behalf of Garfield County - $83,334
  • Aspen Community Foundation on behalf of Pitkin County, $2,000
  • Colorado Mesa University Foundation on behalf of Mesa County - $173,404
  • Colorado Mesa University Foundation on behalf of Montrose County - $57,004
  • Colorado Mountain College Foundation on behalf of Chaffee County,  $14,549
  • Colorado Mountain College Foundation on behalf of Eagle County, $40,118
  • Colorado Mountain College Foundation on behalf of Grand County, $9,691
  • Colorado Mountain College Foundation on behalf of Jackson County, $2,000
  • Colorado Mountain College Foundation on behalf of Lake County, $10,231
  • Colorado Mountain College Foundation on behalf of Routt County, $14,033
  • Colorado Mountain College Foundation on behalf of Summit County, $19,207
  • Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation on behalf of Moffat and Rio Blanco County, $17,294
  • Denver Scholarship Foundation on behalf of the City and County of Denver - $606,850
  • Fort Lewis College Foundation on behalf of La Plata and Montezuma Counties, $59,045
  • Fremont Community Foundation  on behalf of Fremont County, $48,599
  • Front Range Community College Foundation on behalf of Larimer County - $230,472
  • Greeley-Weld Urban Enterprise Zone Fund on behalf of Weld County - $303,076
  • I Have a Dream Foundation  of Boulder on behalf of Boulder County, $263,972
  • Jeffco Public Schools Foundation on behalf of Jefferson County, $457,013
  • Lamar Community College Foundation on behalf of Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Kiowa, & Prowers Counties - $42,799
  • Morgan Community College Foundation on behalf of Kit Carson, Lincoln, Morgan, Washington and Yuma Counties, $97,802
  • Northeastern Junior College Foundation on behalf of Logan, Phillips, and Sedgwick Counties, $43,302
  • Pagosa Springs Rotary Community Assistance Fund on behalf of Archuleta County - $24,000
  • Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation on behalf of Pueblo County, $210,685
  • Red Rocks Community College Foundation on behalf of Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Park Counties - $12,333
  • University of Colorado Foundation, in partnership with University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College on behalf of El Paso County - $650,054      
  • Western Colorado Community Foundation on behalf of Delta County, $49,314
  • Western State Colorado University Foundation on behalf of Gunnison, Hinsdale, Ouray, Saguache, and San Miguel Counties, $32,372 
Institutions of higher education:
  •  Aurora Public Schools Foundation on behalf of Pickens Technical College, $8,672
  • Colorado Mountain College Foundation on behalf of Colorado Mountain College - $19,177
  • Colorado State University – Pueblo Foundation on behalf of Colorado State University – Pueblo, $34,971
  • Emily Griffith Foundation on behalf of Emily Griffith Technical College - $8,072
  • Fort Lewis College Foundation on behalf of Fort Lewis College, $13,167
  • Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges on behalf of:
    • Arapahoe Community College - $55,254
    • Colorado Mesa University - $67,679
    • Colorado Northwestern Community College - $4,986
    • Community College of Aurora - $63,636
    • Community College of Denver - $93,230
    • Delta Montrose Technical College - $1,402
    • Front Range Community College - $150,007
    • Lamar Community College - $4,959
    • Morgan Community College - $10,175
    • Northeastern Junior College - $11,455
    • Otero Junior College - $10,363
    • Pikes Peak Community College - $136,369
    • Pueblo Community College - $61,143
    • Red Rocks Community College - $64,862
    • Trinidad State Junior College - $13,975
  • University of Colorado Foundation on behalf of University of Colorado Boulder, $79,282
  • University of Colorado Foundation on behalf of University of Colorado Colorado Springs - $67,315
  • University of Colorado Foundation on behalf of  University of Colorado Denver, $85,603
  • Western State Colorado University Foundation on behalf of Western State Colorado University, $10,363
Workforce:
  • Colorado Council for Black Nurses, $18,000

  • Colorado Educational Services and Development Association (CESDA) - $72,000
  • Colorado Mesa University Foundation on behalf of Colorado Mesa University Center for Teacher Education - $73,521
  • Colorado Mountain College Foundation – Colorado Mountain College Culinary Workforce - $100,000
  • Denver Public Schools Foundation on behalf of Denver Public Schools CareerConnect - $100,000
  • Emily Griffith Foundation on behalf of Emily Griffith Technical College - $80,000
  • Hide in Plain Sight - $75,000
  • Mile High United Way, $15,000
  • Lutheran Medical Center Foundation on behalf of SCL Health Colorado and Front Range Regions, $80,000
  • Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins on behalf of Larimer County Workforce Center and Project Self-Sufficiency - $75,000
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