CIC Newsletter Friday, September 13, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019 9:36 AM | Anonymous

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From: Community Impact Council of Mesa County <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 1:00 PM
Subject: News From the Community Impact Council
To: Maggie Loggains <[email protected]>

Friday, September 13, 2019

ANNOUNCING - MarillacHealth is open to New Patients, including Medicare & Medicaid.

Appointments available now!   Please share with your colleagues and the clients you serve.






College voters, young voters (age 16 years or over please), people with disabilities strongly encouraged to register!

Funding Opportunities

Approximately $1.3M will be distributed throughout three upcoming grant cycles. General operating and programmatic grants will be awarded to organizations and programs that:

  • Support the marginalized, the socially and economically disadvantaged
  • Provide resources for achieving and maintaining healthy, independent lives
  • Maintain, nurture and strengthen healthy minds and bodies
  • Offer opportunities for well-being and quality of life


Application deadlines are at 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • October 4, 2019
  • January 10, 2020
  • July 2, 2020


Rocky Mountain Health Foundation strives to improve the health of Western Slope Coloradans by promoting the health and well-being of Western Slope communities. “Well-being” includes not only physical and behavioral health-related issues but the factors that can affect one’s health—or the Social Determinants of Health.


Rocky Mountain Health Foundation is a responsive grant maker and awards grants to Western Slope-based Colorado nonprofit organizations who have both programmatic services and personnel residing in our service area and align with at least one funding priority:

  • Basic Needs
  • Access to & Affordability of Physical, Oral & Visual Health
  • Access to and Affordability of Social-Emotional-Behavioral Health
  • Community-Based Health Projects


Funding priorities, guidelines and eligibility requirements, and funded projects can be found at the  website.  Sign up for the grant management platform to apply online.

Employment Opportunities

Colorado Canyons Association (CCA) fosters community stewardship, education and awareness of our National Conservation Lands with a focus on Dominguez-Escalante, Gunnison Gorge and McInnis Canyons National Conservation Areas in Western Colorado.  

Based in Grand Junction, Colorado, CCA seeks an Executive Director to join a motivated board of directors, an experienced staff, and a strong national following at an important moment in our 9-year history.  Building on our founding Executive Director's leadership and a thriving organization, we seek a new leader to meet our strategic vision and goals while ensuring a strong future for our community.  

For more information click here.

The Hispanic Affairs Project—HAP is hiring for two positions based in Grand Junction!

HAP is a grassroots organization serving the immigrant community in Western Colorado, primarily in Mesa, Montrose and Gunnison counties. Our Mission is to promote the social integration of the immigrant community in Western Colorado through leadership development, community organizing, and providing key services. Our Vision is for Western Colorado communities to be places where cultural diversity is celebrated, and where immigrants actively contribute to change for a more just and equitable society.

Please help us find the right candidates to join our team and support this important work!

Community Outreach Coordinator: HAP’s Community Outreach Coordinator will lead the Cultivating Community Capacity Building Program focused on relationship building, deep listening, leadership development and capacity building within the Latino immigrant community with the goal of building and empowering a strong and active base of supporters to take action on issues impacting community health, safety and well-being. The Coordinator will also be responsible for organizing diverse educational programming to inform and engage the community. We are looking for a candidate that is reliable, community-oriented, has strong communication and facilitation skills, and is very detail oriented. View the full job announcement here

Community Organizer: HAP is looking for a Community Organizer who will advocate for and organize alongside Latinx communities on local issues and initiatives that advance equity and inclusion. Additionally, the Organizer will drive local civic engagement programming and campaigns to promote active participation of the Latinx community in diverse community initiatives. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with organizing experience, strong attention to detail and ability to meet organizational goals. View the full job announcement here. 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three references in word or pdf to [email protected] with “HAP Community Organizer” in the subject line by September 18th, 2019.




Martha Graf, President - [email protected]; 970.298.2234

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