New Grants System
The Grants Department is excited to announce the launch of our new grant application and reporting system on November 1, 2016.Learn More
Please call the Grants Department at:
1-800-554-7711Send us an Email
Upcoming Board of Trustees Meetings
- December 20, 2016
- February 10, 2017
- May 15, 2017
- Please note, we accept competitive applications on a rolling basis.
Am I Eligible?
Your organization is eligible to apply for a grant from El Pomar Foundation if:
- It is an active 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
- Its activities take place in Colorado
- If requesting capital support, your request is less than $100,000
How To Apply
You can apply for a grant online. Be sure to have:
- The name and address of your organization and contact information for the CEO/Executive Director
- Concise statements describing your request
- Your organization's three (3) most recent years of audited financial statements
El Pomar offers several funds, including the:
- Ackerman Fund
- Hambrick Fund
- Wildland Fire Fund
A final report is required when all grant funds have been expended. This report provides the opportunity to communicate the achievements and challenges related to the grant your organization received.
All current grantees and organizations who would like to apply must register their organization in the new system
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