El Pomar Foundation donates $57,000 to High Country nonprofits | SummitDaily.com

El Pomar Foundation donates $57,000 to High Country nonprofits

The El Pomar Foundation, based out of Colorado Springs, created a $1 million fund for COVID-19 relief. Since March 15, the foundation has given High Country nonprofits $57,500 in grants.

The $1 millon fund supported 175 organizations in 48 counties, with grants ranging from $1,000 to $25,000. Grants supported a variety of emergency services such as food banks, rent and utility assistance, and medical supplies. 

The following Summit County nonprofits received grants:

  • Building Hope Summit County: $2,500 for mental health services related to COVID-19 
  • Summit Community Care Clinic: $5,000 for medical needs and services related to COVID-19 
  • Family & Intercultural Resource Center: $5,000 for needs related to COVID-19
  • Summit County Senior Citizens: $2,500 for food distribution efforts related to COVID-19 

To view a full listing of El Pomar’s funds and grant-making areas, visit ElPomar.org/grant-making.

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