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More isn’t enough: Area nonprofits face 2013 with flat donations, increased demand

More isn’t enough: Area nonprofits face 2013 with flat donations, increased demand

As charities in the Colorado Springs area tally their final donations for 2012, some say they’ll end the year slightly higher than 2011, despite the concerns of possible donor fatigue after the Waldo Canyon fire. But another factor has come into play for many of the region’s nonprofits as they head into 2013. They’re facing… Continue Reading More isn’t enough: Area nonprofits face 2013 with flat donations, increased demand

El Pomar gives $1 million in emergency grants

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For the fifth time since the start of the economic downturn, El Pomar Foundation is distributing emergency funds to Colorado nonprofit organizations helping those who continue to struggle meeting basic needs. Throughout the state more than 150 nonprofit organizations that focus on direct human service support will receive grants totaling $1 million over the next… Continue Reading El Pomar gives $1 million in emergency grants

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Colorado charities receive $310,000 in grants

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Wal-Mart Foundation has given $310,000 in grants to nine Colorado charities. Recipients of the awards were: Boulder Shelter for the Homeless, Colorado Farm to Table, Colorado Springs Ecumenical Social Ministries, Girl Scouts of Colorado, LiveWell Colorado, Routt Council on Aging, Senior Assistance Center, The Gathering Place and the Women’s Resource Agency. The Wal-Mart Foundation is… Continue Reading Colorado charities receive $310,000 in grants

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AG warns of Haitian charity scams

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Colorado consumers should be wary of groups attempting to scam money from them – while claiming to help earthquake victims in Haiti. “Coloradans have demonstrated a tremendous capacity for generosity during past disasters, but even the best intentioned donors should take precautions to ensure they are not victims of fraud,” said Attorney General John Suthers.… Continue Reading AG warns of Haitian charity scams

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The Inasmuch Foundation will award $119,300 in grants to 11 local nonprofit organizations.   “In these difficult economic times, we believe it is imperative to support nonprofit organizations that recognize the importance of utilizing limited resources efficiently tonsure the continuity and, when possible, the expansion of services,” said Robert Ross, president and CEO of the… Continue Reading Inasmuch awards grants to 12 Springs nonprofits

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