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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Happy first day of summer! We are excited to get outside and soak up some sun in Colorful Colorado this season. Photo by Fellow, Matt Nuñez. #MattsLens

In partnership with American Council of Young Political Leaders, we welcomed delegates from Japan this past weekend! Fellows introduced them to our city with a tour of the Olympic Training Center and dinner downtown.

Since 1954, Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado, Inc. has been educating and inspiring young people to value free enterprise and understand business and economics to improve the quality of their lives and now serves more than half of the counties in Colorado. #Celebrating80Years

"Upon first glance, the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun looks like something out of medieval Europe. A tall stone tower, it watches Colorado Springs from the northeast side of Cheyenne Mountain. While many city residents know what it is, a surprising number have never visited for a closer look." 2018 summer intern Gretchen Gaebler reflects on her internship experience so far at the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun.

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