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The Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation Grant

Grants to Pikes Peak Region, Colorado Nonprofits for Arts,
Health, Human Welfare, Environment, and Education

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The Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation

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Grants starting at $5,000 to Pikes Peak Region, Colorado nonprofit organizations to meet the needs of local residents. Applicants are strongly advised to contact Foundation staff prior to applying. Funding will be provided for proposals that focus on the following:

- The welfare of children, the incapacitated, homeless, families, and the elderly;
- The preservation and improvement of the environment and natural resources;
- The arts;
- Education;
- Healthcare;
- Community improvements; and
- Charitable outreach.

The Foundation funds grant requests for general operations, specific projects, programs, capital needs, and capacity building.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178492

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range in size from $500 - $100,000 with an average of $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation serves the Pikes Peak Region. While grants have been awarded outside this geographic area under unique circumstances, most funding is confined to supporting those nonprofits in this region.

All organizations applying to the Foundation must be a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization; or be a project or organization under the fiscal agency of a 501(c)3 organization.

The Foundation does not support:

- Organizations that have not secured their legal 501(c)(3) designation from the IRS or are not under the fiscal agency of a nonprofit;
- Individuals;
- Special and/or Fundraising Events;
- Debt Reduction;
- Organizations with an evangelical mission.

Note that while the Foundation does support public education, this area is solely funded via proactive initiatives. Therefore, unsolicited proposals will not be considered.

The Foundation will not be responsible for providing continuous and sole operational or programmatic funding.

Pre-Application Information:

More information about the Foundation's priorities may be found here:

Currently, the Foundation is focusing its funding on those organizations with which it has an established funding history. First time applicants should therefore contact the office prior to applying.

The Foundation’s Fiscal Year is August 1st to July 31st. The Board of Directors reviews grant proposals at quarterly meetings held in January, April, July, and October. Deadlines for submission are December 1, March 1, June 1, and September 1. Proposals must be submitted either prior to or on the deadline date.

Application Guidelines:

The Foundation follows the Colorado Common Grant Application format and utlizes the Colorado Grant Report Form.

Note: The Foundation transitioned to an on-line grant application process. If you have yet to apply on-line, please contact the office to acquire your log-on information before you access the on-line application site. Access the link to the on-line application below.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Staff Contact:

Heather L. Carroll
President and Executive Director
Phone: 719-471-1241

Mailing Address:

Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation
10 Lake Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Colorado: Pikes Peak Region