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

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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

Students learn from industry professionals

Helping students make informed decisions through meaningful career conversations was the cornerstone mission of an eighth-grade career fair at Morgan County Fairgrounds.

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Just north of downtown Colorado Springs, at 423 N Cascade Avenue, is the McAllister House—one of the three oldest houses in Colorado Springs and the only one that retains its original floor plan. An El Pomar grantee since 1960, the House is open to the public as a museum and provides an opportunity to learn more about the rich history of Colorado Springs and the McAllisters’ role in the development of the region. #Celebrating80Years

While it is well known that nonprofit grant making foundations like El Pomar maintain and grow their assets via financial investments, it is less well known that this means that foundations also pay a considerable sum in taxes each year. In fact, if the IRS were a grantee organization, it would be El Pomar’s sixth highest grantee to date. #Celebrating80Years

A Metro Regional Council Grantee since 2016, Challenge Foundation helps smart, ambitious, and hard-working students break the cycle of poverty through educational opportunities. Learn more here : https://bit.ly/2qEtff0

A world-class mountain biking facility here in Olympic City, USA would be a "wonderful asset to the Pikes Peak Region and the State of Colorado" said our Chairman and CEO William J. Hybl. Today, the Trustees of El Pomar Foundation have committed $1 million to help make this dream come true in partnership with the City of Colorado Springs. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2vdRJBz

@ElPomarFdtn • April 20

Just north of downtown Colorado Springs, at 423 N Cascade Avenue, is the McAllister House—one of the three oldest h… https://t.co/3NdGq8ptkS

@ElPomarFdtn • April 17

While it is well known that nonprofit grant making foundations like El Pomar maintain and grow their assets via fin… https://t.co/vc6cGqkIEu

@ElPomarFdtn • April 16

A Metro Regional Council Grantee since 2016, Challenge Foundation helps smart, ambitious, and hard-working students… https://t.co/jM9JhB8sIX

@ElPomarFdtn • April 13

RT @DBouchardHall I was very excited and proud to attend announcement today of @ElPomarFdtn $1m grant to new mountain bike park in… https://t.co/OyTSOvfAY1

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