Grant Seekers

Nonprofit organizations serving the Pikes Peak region and Teller County are eligible to apply for grants through a competitive grant process from established funds, each having their own purpose, timeline and geographic service area and requirements. Applications are only accepted online through our website. We encourage all applicants to review the guideline for all grant funds you plan to submit an application. Reviewing the guidelines will allow you to match your organizations mission related grant needs with funding availability.

Community Grants (Everett Trust Fund)

Deadlines: March 1 and September 1

Focus Area: Civic Improvement, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health, Youth, Human Services

Maximum Request: $10,000

Total Annual Grants Awarded: $90,000

Fund for the Arts

Deadlines: June 1

Focus Area: Arts

Maximum Request: $5,000

Total Annual Grants Awarded: $15,000

Gerald F. Erikson Fund

Deadlines: September 1

Focus Area: Organizations serving the blind and visually impaired

Maximum Request: $5,000

Total Annual Grants Awarded: $18,000

Edson Foundation

Deadlines: May 1 and October 1

Focus Area: Youth educational support, mentoring, and character development

Maximum Request: $20,000

Total Annual Grants Awarded: $100,000

Important Note: From time to time, non-profit organizations receive grants from Donor Advised or Designated Funds within PPCF. Please be aware that these types of funds do not accept unsolicited grant proposals.


To Apply:

If your organization fits the priorities listed here, you may submit an application on our online grant application portal.  If you are a new applicant, please register for an account.  You will receive conformation e-mail of receipt of your application along with the time-line of the application process.

For questions, contact Eula Tatman at 719.389.1251 or e-mail at

Grantees Please Note:
Final Reports are due one year after the grant award.

Please complete the
PPCF Final Grant Report and return to

If you are a grant seeker and have an existing account, please log on to our online application portal below.