By funding partnerships, we support organizations around Colorado that are addressing critical challenges facing our state, including domestic violence, mental health, substance abuse and opioids, financial literacy, and many other areas. We pride ourselves in working with partners to develop and fund data-driven, high-impact programs that we can help develop and guide towards long-term sustainability.
Request for Applications: School Justice Partnership Innovation Grant
The Colorado Department of Law (DOL) funds authorized by C.R.S. § 24-31-108, serve as the primary source of support for the Office of Community Engagement funded partnerships. These partnerships support a diverse range of organizations throughout Colorado that address critical challenges facing our State. We pride ourselves on working with partners to develop and fund data-driven, high-impact programs that we can help advance and guide towards long-term success and sustainability.
Grant applications are being accepted for funding to support new programs to promote positive School Justice Partnerships, to reduce what is sometimes referred to as the “school-to-prison pipeline.” Funds will support entities in starting and developing innovative programming that keeps school communities safe and improves outcomes for Colorado youth, through a fairer and more equitable response to discipline.
The Colorado Office of the Attorney General has formed an exciting partnership with the Colorado Department of Education to promote Personal Financial Literacy to teachers, students, and parents in the state of Colorado through the MoneyWi$er Initiative! We are working together to elevate financial literacy across the state so that all Colorado youth have opportunities to master personal financial literacy skills during their academic careers and to make financially capable and informed decisions throughout their lifetime. We want every resident of the state of Colorado to experience financial security and protect their resources from fraudulent actors.
The Colorado School Safety Guide provides concrete, actionable, evidence-based tools to protect our school communities. The challenges posed by school-related violence cannot be solved by any one approach, any one agency, or any one solution. There is, in other words, no one-size-fits-all solution. But through collaborative, evidence-based problem solving – which is precisely what this guide represents – we as Coloradans can take on this epidemic and do our best to keep our students safe.