Grant Making

El Pomar is a general purpose foundation that contributes more than $25 million annually

through grants to nonprofit organizations and government equivalents across Colorado


Upcoming Board of Trustees Meetings

March 1, 2022

May 17, 2022

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El Pomar Funds

Learn more about El Pomar's grant making. 

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Contact Us

Please call the Grants Department at: 


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Central City Opera House, Central City, CO

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 or government equivalent
  • Its activities take place in Colorado
  • If requesting capital support, your request may not exceed $100,000

Review the grant guidelines and eligibility requirements

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 financial statements, preferably audited 

Review the full list of required application materials

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El Pomar's Funds

El Pomar offers several funds, including the:

  • Anna Keesling Ackerman Fund
  • Freda Hambrick Fund
  • Sally Beck Fund
  • Wildland Fire Fund


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Final Report

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.

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Grant Search

Search our recent grant making history. Filter by organization, region, county, city, year approved, amount or funding area – arts and culture, civic and community, education, health and human services.

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Trustees Meetings

Upcoming Board of Trustees Meetings:

  • March 1, 2022
  • May 17, 2022

Please note, we accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year.

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