Colorado School Nurse Grant Program


The Colorado School Nurse Grant Program increases K-12 school nursing services through the recruitment and retention of qualified school nurses. Since its launch in 2020, all available funding under the original Request for Applications RFA 30109 has been dispersed to the following eleven current recipients of the Colorado School Nurse Grant Program: 

Alamosa School District

Eagle County Schools

Hayden School District

Holly School District

La Veta School District

Moffat #2 Consolidated School District

Mountain Valley School District

Norwood Public Schools

Sargent School District

Upper Rio Grande School District

Vilas School District


Expanded Colorado School Nurse Grant Program

In 2022, the Colorado General Assembly passed Senate Bill 22-226, expanding the current School Nurse Grant Program. The program expansion provides funding to increase access to school nursing professions through the recruitment and retention of qualified school nurses by providing annual grant awards to eligible applicantsAt this time, all of the funding has been awarded, and there are no plans to re-open the RFA for additional application rounds.


The Primary Care Office is pleased to announce that the following schools have been awarded funding under the Expanded Colorado School Nurse Grant Program RFA 41201:


Atlas Preparatory School

Creede School District

Cripple Creek Victor School District RE-1

Delta County School District

East Grand School District #2

Elbert County School District C-2

Greeley School District 6

Jefferson County Public Schools R-1

Kwiyagit Community Academy

Manitou Springs School District 14

Monte Vista School District C-8

Montrose County School District RE-1J

North Park School District R-1

Sangre de Cristo Schools

St. Vrain Valley School District RE-1J

Telluride School District R-1

Weld RE-5J Johnston/Milliken

West End School District RE-1


For more information about this program, please contact School Nurse Grant Program Coordinator, Em Moratto, MSW, at em.moratto@state.co.us.


School Nurse Grant Program Recipient Map


To navigate the map below:

  • Click on the box in the upper left-hand corner of the map.
  • Click on the down arrow next to All Items for a list of school nurse program districts on the map.
  • Click on the school district for the address, or you can click on the location balloon on the map for the school district name and address.