Grant Making

El Pomar is a general purpose foundation that contributes more than $20 million annually

through grants to nonprofit organizations and government equivalents across Colorado

 

Upcoming Board of Trustees Meetings

  • June 19, 2018
  • September 30, 2018
  • Please note, we accept competitive applications on a rolling basis.
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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: 

1-800-554-7711

Send us an Email

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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

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 audited financial statements

Review the full list of required application materials

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El Pomar's Funds

El Pomar offers several funds, including the:

  • Ackerman Fund
  • Hambrick 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 by organization, county, city, key word, or funding area – arts and culture, civic and community, education, health, and human service

Recent News

El Pomar commits $1 million to Colorado Springs mountain biking facility

El Pomar has committed $1 million, $100,000 per year for 10 years, to underwrite the the City of Colorado Springs' operational expenses for such a park.

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Today, we said farewell to the Fellowship class of 2016. They are headed across Colorado and the country to pursue their dreams! We wish them all the best. Stay tuned over the coming weeks to hear the class of 2016 reflect on their two years here at El Pomar!

The Colorado Civic Barbecue is happening now! Click here to learn more, and watch the Democratic debates live at 1:45 on Colorado Politics and KKTV 11 News!

Thanks to Cycology Studio for hosting our first El Pomar friends and family spin class!

One of El Pomar’s five grant making areas is health and the Foundation has proudly supported innovation in medical research over the years. One notable grantee is Webb Waring Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, which was originally founded as the Webb-Waring Lung Institute in 1924 and works “…to conduct and teach innovative biomedical research that improves the understanding, treatment and prevention of disease worldwide." #Celebrating80Years

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The Colorado Civic Barbecue is happening now! Click here to learn more. https://t.co/T9Uzv1Figi

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Happy #NationalTravelTourismWeek! Did you know that the Pikes Peak Heritage Series studied how millennials view out… https://t.co/dEfWkBHM16

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Happy #TeacherAppreciationDay! Education was important to Spencer and Julie Penrose’s philanthropic efforts, and th… https://t.co/cTEhK1ZxyI

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