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Trustees Approved Grants

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The Trustees of El Pomar Foundation met in July to consider and approve grant requests, including those from the Wild Land Fire Fund and Regional Councils. As a result, they approved 64 grants totaling nearly $1 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
Boys and Girls Club of Fremont County, Inc. Fremont $28,350 General operating support
Boys and Girls Club of South Park Inc. Park $28,124 General operating support
Boys and Girls Clubs of Chaffee County Chaffee $57,000 General operating support
Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative Park $2,500 General operating support
Salida Hospital Foundation Chaffee $25,000 Completion of the Breast Center of Excellence project

 

High Country Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Augustana Care Corporation Eagle $25,000 Construction of a Senior Care Community Center in Eagle, CO
Lake County School District R-1 Lake $4,200 Programs at 21st Century Community Learning Center
Leadville Arts Coalition Lake $800 Creation of murals on Harrison Avenue in Leadville, CO
National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum Lake $10,000 Building stabilization at Matchless Mine
Town of Breckenridge Summit $15,000 Renovation of 1909 schoolhouse into a library and community center

Metro Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
City Year, Inc. Denver $2,500 Support for City Year Denver
Art From Ashes Incorporated Denver $1,500 Donor and client database system
Central City Opera House Association Denver $2,500 General operating support
Colorado Volunteers in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Arapahoe $5,000 General operating support
Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. Denver $1,500 Support for programs for Ethiopians and Eritreans in southern Colorado
Foothills Fire Protection District Jefferson $5,000 Personal protective equipment
Girls Incorporated of Metro Denver Denver $5,000 General operating support
Iliff School of Theology Denver $5,000 Life skills training
INROADS, Rocky Mountain Region, Inc. Arapahoe $5,000 Youth Leadership Development Program in Colorado
Johnson and Wales University Denver $20,000 Support of the Student Leadership Experience
Kent Denver Country Day School Arapahoe $5,000 Middle school education programs
Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center Denver $5,000 General operating support
Sewall Child Development Center Denver $5,000 General operating support
State of Colorado Denver $25,000 Support for conducting the community resiliency assessment
State of Colorado Denver $5,000 Colorado Youth Advisory Council
The Denver Active 20/30 Children's Foundation Denver $5,000 General operating support
University of Denver Denver $2,500 Pioneer Leadership Program

North Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Loveland Habitat for Humanity Larimer $10,000 Construction of a multi-family townhome
TEENS, Inc. Boulder $15,000 Facility expansion
The Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County Weld $5,000 Student Recovery Program at Northridge High School
VIA Mobility Services Boulder $5,000 Medical transportation program

Northeast Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Arriba-Flagler Consolidated School District #20 Kit Carson $4,220 Purchase of computer equipment
Sterling Fire Department Logan $5,000 Personal protective equipment

Northwest Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Access Roaring Fork Garfield $5,000 Academic and enrichment programs for youth
Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley Garfield $2,500 General operating support
Homeward Bound of the Grand Valley Mesa $7,500 Support for homeless adults and families
Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado Mesa $2,500 Support for the Child Grief Program
Western Slope Center for Children Mesa $5,000 General operating support

Pikes Peak Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Colorado Prince Hall Foundation El Paso $2,500 Assistance for students to obtain Colorado Teacher Certifications
Colorado Springs Sports Corporation El Paso $50,000 United States Olympic Museum project
ComCor, Inc. El Paso $10,000 Purchase of a replacement vehicle
International World Games Association, North America El Paso $50,000 General operating support for Colorado Springs headquarters
Pikes Peak United Way El Paso $200,000 Support for the 2013 - 2014 annual campaign
Pikes Peak United Way El Paso $55,000 Support for the Teller/Park Early Childhood Council
Springs Rescue Mission El Paso $30,000 Operation of the winter shelter

San Juan Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Friends of the Wright Opera House Ouray $4,000 Entryway renovation for handicapped accessibility
Libraries of Montrose County Foundation Montrose $2,500 Permanent Book Fund
Olathe Community Clinic, Inc. Montrose $20,000 Purchase and renovation of a building for a community clinic
Ridgway Chautauqua Society, Inc. Ouray $1,000 Open Bard Poetry Series
Solar Energy International Delta $5,000 Support Solar in the Schools program
Telluride Academy San Miguel $5,000 Scholarships

San Luis Valley

Organization County Amount Project Description
Adams State University Foundation Alamosa $111,000 Nursing scholarships

 

Southeast Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Lamar Community College Foundation Prowers $10,000 Technological updates and renovations of the Betz Technology Center
Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival, Inc. Huerfano $1,500 Support for the Mary Thomas play project
Trinidad State Junior College Educational Foundation Las Animas $16,000 Adult Education Services program at Trinidad State Junior College

Southwest Region

Organization County Amount Project Description
Chimney Rock Interpretive Association, Inc. Archuleta $2,500 General operating support
Garden Project of Southwest Colorado La Plata $5,000 General operating support
Habitat for Humanity of Montezuma County Montezuma $5,000 General operating support
Mancos Public Library Montezuma $5,000 Technology upgrades
Mercy Health Foundation La Plata $25,000 Construction of inpatient hospice residence
Onward! A Legacy Foundation Montezuma $2,500 School Community Youth Collaborative
Silverton Family Learning Center San Juan $2,500 Early Childhood and Preschool program
The Bridge Emergency Shelter Montezuma $2,500 General operating support
United Way of Southwest Colorado La Plata $5,000 Pagosa Outreach Connection