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Trustees Approved Grants

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The Trustees of El Pomar Foundation met in May to consider and approve grant requests, including those from the Ferrand Fund and Regional Councils. As a result, they approved 44 grants totaling more than $2.5 million. Recipients represent 29 counties from across the state of Colorado.

Grant recipients are listed below. To learn more about El Pomar Foundation’s grantmaking and community stewardship programs visit www.elpomar.org.

Central Peaks Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Park County Park $10,000 Provide broadband access to the Town of Guffey
St. Thomas More Hospital Foundation Fremont $35,000 Support for the Women's Service capital project

 

High Country Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Augustana Care Corporation Eagle $2,500 Construction of the Castle Peak Senior Care in Eagle, Colorado
Vail Valley Foundation Eagle $85,000 Support for the Youth Foundation

Metro Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Denver Urban Ministries Denver $5,000 General operating support
Colorado Nonprofit Association Denver $20,000 General operating support
Craig Hospital Foundation Arapahoe $50,000 Vibrant Family Campus capital project
Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain Denver $15,000 Building renovation
Mountain States Legal Foundation Jefferson $30,000 General operating support

North Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Boulder $5,000 General operating support
The Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld Counties Weld $60,000 Support for the Student Recovery program at Northridge High School
House of Neighborly Service Larimer $20,000 Purchase and renovation of building into a Community Life Center
United Way of Larimer County Larimer $50,000 Support the Smart Start for Kids Initiative

Northeast Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
East Central BOCES Lincoln $50,000 Upgrade of technology and equipment
Morgan Community College Foundation Morgan $105,000 Support for the Small Business Class and the Learning Together Network system
Yuma Children’s Academy Yuma $15,000 Renovation and equipment for childcare facility

Northwest Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Central City Opera Association Gilpin $125,000 General operating support and Penrose Scholarship
Colorado Mesa University Mesa $175,000 Summer camps in the summers of 2014, 2015, and 2016
Mesa State College Foundation, d.b.a., Colorado Mesa University Foundation Mesa $225,000 Scholarships in the fall of 2014, 2015, and 2016
River Bridge Regional Center Garfield $5,000 General operating support
Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre Grand $1,500 General operating support
Yampa Fire Protection District Routt $5,000 Personal protection equipment

Pikes Peak Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Catamount Institute El Paso $10,000 General operating support
Centro de la Familia El Paso  

$7,500

General operating support
Children’s Hope Chest El Paso $21,000 Support for the Joel Home
Colorado Springs Sports Corporation El Paso $75,000 City for Champions project
Griffith Centers for Children, Inc. El Paso $15,000 Independent Living program in the Pikes Peak Region
Hope and Home El Paso $9,000 Journalism Camp and Michael Lehan Sports/News Center
National Homeland Defense Foundation El Paso $75,000 Support of First Responders Conference in Colorado Springs
Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation El Paso $20,000 2014 "Breakfast of Champions" event
Pikes Peak Community Action Agency, Inc. El Paso $15,000 General operating support
University of Colorado Foundation El Paso $1,000,000 Construction of the North Nevada Corridor project at UCCS
Urban Peak Colorado Springs El Paso $17,000 Apartment and Comprehensive Support program

San Juan Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Delta County Joint School District 50J Delta $10,000 Backpack program
Telluride Historical Museum, Inc. San Miguel $1,500 General operating support

 

San Luis Valley

Organization County Amount Project Description
Conejos County Tourism Council Conejos $5,000 Murals of Conejos County project
Crestone Performances, Inc. Saguache $2,500 General operating support

 

Southeast Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Kanza Society, Inc. High Plains Public Radio Prowers $10,000 Purchase and installation of broadcast equipment in SE Colorado
Southern Colorado Community Foundation Pueblo $105,000 Intern and Ambassador program
Trinidad Community Foundation Las Animas $2,500 Exercise stations along River Walk Fitness Trail

Southwest Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Boys and Girls of La Plata County La Plata $5,000 General operating support
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center Montezuma $25,000 Construction of cabins for students and first responders
Loaves and Fishes of Archuleta County Archuleta $1,500 General operating support
San Juan Symphony La Plata $2,500 General operating support