Monday, September 26, 2016

TGYS Funding: Request for Application

Tony Grampsas Youth Services (TGYS) Request for Application (RFA)

The Colorado Department of Human Services is pleased to announce the posting of the Tony Grampsas Youth Services (TGYS) Request for Application (RFA) for SFY18-20. TGYS is a statutory program providing funding to local organizations that work with youth and their families through programs designed to prevent youth crime and violence, youth marijuana use, and child abuse and neglect.

Suicide Prevention Symposium in Colorado Springs

October 26, 2016
Colorado Springs – DoubleTree Hotel
1775 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

In collaboration, the Colorado School Safety Resource Center, the Colorado Department of Education and the Office of Suicide Prevention are hosting a Suicide Prevention Symposium in Colorado Springs. Presentations will cover topics such as conducting school interventions, effective prevention programs and preventing contagion. Registration is open to anyone and costs $50, including breakfast and lunch. Register now!

SUIDIRF is now a PDF fillable form

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Sudden Unexplained Infant Death Investigation Reporting Form (SUIDIRF) is now available in a PDF fillable form. The SUIDIRF—EV application allows readable reports to be printed directly from the database and allows users to enter data only once. Agencies and jurisdictions can use the application to report and track information. The electronic version contains the primary SUIDIRF and the 10 additional investigative forms.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Free Suicide Prevention Training in El Paso County

To mark September as Suicide Prevention Month, Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention Partnership is offering a free community suicide prevention training. Attendees will learn about suicide warning signs, prevention techniques, and supportive community resources. Appetizers will be provided

Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 4:30 - 5:30 pm

7353 Sisters Grove
Colorado Springs, CO 80923

Please RSVP by email to Ty Meredith at

Monday, September 19, 2016

Suicide Prevention Boot Camp for First Responders

Please attend and/or share three opportunities with any First Responders in your networks! 

The Carson J Spencer Foundation and the Colorado Commission on Suicide Prevention would like to invite you to participate in our 3-hour FREE Suicide Prevention Boot Camp for First Responders! We know how tough your jobs are and would like to invite you to participate in creating a suicide prevention plan to take back to your organization.

September 20, 2016 from 9:00am-12:00pm
West Metro Fire 
433 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80226

September 23, 2016 from 1:30-4:30pm 
Falcon Fire Station 
7030 Old Meridian Road, Falcon CO 80831

September 30, 2016 from 12:30-3:30pm
Eagle County Paramedic Service Training Rooms
1055 Edwards Village Blvd., Edwards, CO 81632

Youth Sexual Violence Prevention Data

The Sexual Violence Prevention Program at Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is excited to share data related to sexual health and sexual violence for Colorado youth. These data infographics (available in English and Spanish) highlight data from the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey, Child Health Survey and a capstone project that looked at Colorado school district policies across the state. This data provides a picture of the landscape in Colorado regarding where youth access information about healthy sexuality and relationships and may be useful to you as you work with partners in your community.  

CDOT Safe Routes to School Funding Opportunity

CDOT Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program is accepting grant applications!

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announces their Fiscal Year 2016-17 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure Projects grant applications for project funding.  The guidelines and application are posted on the CDOT website. The goal of SRTS is to help schools, school districts and local communities enable and encourage more children in Kindergarten through 8th grade to safely bicycle and walk to and from school. Applications are due to CDOT-SRTS by COB Friday, December 2, 2016.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

UPDATE: Deadline extended for Early Childhood Colorado Partnership Mini Grants

In partnership with the Children’s Hospital Colorado, the Early Childhood Colorado Partnership (ECCP) will award mini-grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 to up to 4 qualified communities. Don't miss out on this opportunity! 

The deadline to submit proposals for this funding opportunity has been extended to Friday, September 16, 2016 at 12 pmAward notifications will be made by Friday, September 30, 2016. 

For more information and to apply, contact