New Funding Opportunity: K-5 Social-Emotional Health Pilot Program

The intent of the K-5 Social-Emotional Pilot Program is to place a team of school mental health professionals in every pilot program school and will allow the team, in partnership with classroom teachers, to provide needed support for young studen...

Familia Adelante

Familia Adelante is a prevention and early intervention 12-week evidence-based program tailored for at-risk Latino youth ages 10-17. Youth and their families are provided with techniques for overcoming risk factors and stressors, ultimately streng...

Funding Opportunity: Comprehensive Quality Physical Education Instruction Pilot Program Grant

The Colorado Health and Wellness through Comprehensive Quality Physical Education Instruction Pilot Program Legislative declaration 22-99-11 states that it is important to the health and well-being of Colorado’s children and youth to ensure compet...

Funding Opportunity: Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education (CHSE)

CDPHE’s new Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education (CHSE) Funding Opportunity has been released!

Purpose: To support implementation of comprehensive human sexuality education content that is medicall...

CPRA Funding Initiative

We are excited to announce the CPRA Statewide Training and Funding Initiative and invite you to be a part of it! CPRA, GameTime and PlayCore are aligning resources to promote best practices and provide quality education and evidence-based resource...

Summer Food Service Program

The Summer Food Service Program provides free breakfast, lunch, snack and supper to youth in Colorado all summer long. Anyone 18 years of age and younger is welcome to eat a meal with their friends at participating sites throughout the summer.

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The Science of Play: A Treatise by Dr. Stuart Brown

As a like-minded play advocate, PlayCore is proud to partner with Dr. Stuart Brown on furthering the advancement of play and helping our world understand the critical importance of participating in play throughout life. Our work together thus far ...

2 Play Together, Playground Programming to Foster Friendships Through Inclusive Play

Thinking strategically about how your inclusive play environment will be programmed can greatly increase the usage of the space and further promote social equity in your community. 2 Play Together® strives to make a positive difference in inclusiv...

Outdoor Creative Play & Learning, Standards Based Activities

The Outdoor Creative Play and Learning standards-based program offers unique opportunities to extend classroom learning outdoors! Developed in partnership with PlayCore and Robert-Leslie Publishing, the playground activities are designed to stimul...

Play On! Promoting Physical Activity and Fitness Through Active Play

Play On!® is a standards-based physical education program that promotes overall fitness, learning, and fun on the playground! Developed by Shape America and authored by experts from Louisiana State University, Play On!® focuses on overall physical...

Colorado’s Positive Youth Development Training System

Colorado is recognized as a leader in promoting and operationalizing Positive Youth Develoment (PYD) at the state, local and community level. PYD has become a highly recognized and frequently requested training.

PYD is an approach that inco...

Understanding Mental Health and Mental Illness: Mental Health & High School Curriculum Guide

This guide provides a complete set of evidence-based teaching lessons and resources to increase the understanding of mental health and mental disorders, decrease the stigma of mental illness and enhance help-seeking efficacy among both students an...

Educating Colorado Youth to Be Responsible Drivers- A Class for Parents and Their New Teen Drivers

The Graduated Driver Licensing Seminar is a free valuable resource provided by DRIVE SMART designed to help parents and teens learn the laws of the restricted license. This seminar is a 1 hour program focusing on the laws, risks and insurance stra...

Young Athletes

Offered by Special Olympics Colorado, Young Athletes (YA) aims to welcome children with intellectual disabilities (ID), ages 2 1/2 to 7, and their families to the Special Olympics movement. YA is a sports play program for children with and without...

Unified Champion Schools

Unified Champion Schools (UCS) is an internationally recognized inclusive program managed by Special Olympics Colorado (SOCO) that empowers youth, with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), to be leaders of change by playing and learning tog...

Tobacco Education Program: Second Chance

Second Chance is a web-based tobacco education program for middle and high school youth who have violated a tobacco policy at school or a law in the community. It is a FREE on-line, interactive, and self-directed program intended to be used as an ...

School-Based Health Center (SBHC) Program

The purpose of the SBHC Program is to provide grants to school-based health centers with priority given to centers that serve a disproportionate number of uninsured or underinsured children and youth (defined as birth to <21 years of age), a lo...

Healthy LEAP

Unified Champion Schools (UCS) is an internationally recognized inclusive program that actively engages youth, with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), to promote social, emotional, and physical health and awareness for all students. Speci...

Safe Routes to School Technical Assistance

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) provides technical assistance to schools, school districts, cities, towns, and counties looking to set up or improve a Safe Routes to School program. This is free of charge.  Please contact the Safe...

Colorado Safe Routes to School Grant Opportunities

Colorado SRTS (CSRTS) offers grant funding through a statewide competitive application. Look for applications on the website every August of even numbered years. Both infrastructure (built environments) and non-infrastructure (education, enforceme...

School Bullying Prevention and Education Grant

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) provides the Colorado School Bullying Prevention and Education Grant Program (BPEG) to reduce the frequency of bullying incidents. Grant activities include:

– Implementing evidence-based bull...

Colorado Parents for Healthy Kids Wellness Kit Program

Action for Healthy Kids and Colorado PTA are working with 20+ school parent groups in 2018-19 and 2019-20 to promote healthy lifestyles and increase academic achievement. Selected groups receive a wellness project kit valued at up to $1,000, along...

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