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November 13, 2017

Pinnacol awards more than $500k in grants to Colorado nonprofits

Grants will support initiatives in rehabilitative care, economic vitality and workforce development, and safety, prevention and wellness.

DENVER, Nov. 13, 2017 — Pinnacol Assurance has awarded grants totaling more than $540,000 to nine Colorado nonprofits to help injured workers get back to work and stay healthy, and ensure that Colorado has a robust business climate and the workforce it needs. These grants bring Pinnacol’s annual total to more than $830,000 awarded to 27 nonprofits. The grant recipients are:

  • Associated General Contractors of Colorado Foundation
  • Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado
  • Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Foundation
  • Craig Hospital Foundation
  • Emily Griffith Foundation
  • The Memorial Hospital (Craig)
  • National Sports Center for the Disabled
  • SCI Recovery Project
  • St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation (Grand Junction)

“Our community giving reflects the work we do as a company to keep worksites safe, help injured workers heal, and develop a skilled workforce for Colorado,” explained Edie Sonn, vice president of public affairs and communications. “This round of grants will make a difference for nonprofits and they people they serve in every corner of the state.”

In addition to the nine new grants, Pinnacol is also managing 18 other grants made to organizations, including Chanda Plan Foundation, Colorado Mountain College, Denver Public Schools Foundation and Sedgwick County Economic Development Corporation.   

Pinnacol will conduct its next grant award cycle in the first quarter of 2018, and interested organizations can find more information on our Community Relations page