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
- October 1, 2017
- December 13, 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
The Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking recognizes grantmakers who make a critical difference in a creative way. Noah Atencio, Vice President of Community Impact for Community First Foundation and El Pomar Fellowship Alum, was recognized this year for his leadership of The Innovator’s Society which funds promising approaches to improving community mental wellness.Congratulations, Noah!
Project Hope of Gunnison Valley supports initiatives that promote violence-free communities through prevention based education and outreach within Gunnison and Hinsdale Counties. Yesterday, El Pomar Fellows delivered two merit grants on behalf of the San Juan Regional Council to recognize Project Hope’s efforts.
Preparations are complete for the Rocky Mountain Tax Seminar. We are excited to host private foundation leaders beginning tomorrow to discuss practical problems they face in the day-to-day management of their foundations and provide updates on tax law impacting foundations.
Members of the Metro Regional Council and the Metro Regional Fellows visited Escuela de Guadalupe, to tour their new science lab and hear about the innovative work that Escuela is doing in both the middle school learning and dual language education.
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