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The Colorado Access Community Innovation Pool

2020 Awardees have been announced

Awardees Announced!

The inaugural Community Innovation Pool Program awardees have been announced! Click here for a full list of organizations.

Click here for our official press release.

The goal of this year’s awards were to spur innovation that help not only with the current COVID-19 pandemic, but also has the potential to have lasting benefits into the future.

Our two current focus areas were:

    1. Health Equity: To support innovative initiatives, programs and/or services that aim to address and lessen health inequities and health disparities which are being exacerbated by COVID-19.
    2. Telehealth: To support innovative member access to telehealth for their physical, social and emotional health and well-being. To expand provider capacity and capabilities to innovatively serve members through telehealth.

Applicants applied for funds based on three tiers of funding:

    • Tier 1: $101,000 – $250,000
    • Tier 2: $51,000 – $100,000
    • Tier 3: Up to $50,000

Target Population:  Innovative solutions that will positively impact Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) members in one or more of the following counties—Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas and Elbert.

Stay tuned for more information about this year’s awardees and for future funding opportunities!