2016 Fundraiser was a huge success!
Thanks to everyone who attended and bid on silent auction items!

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The ERO Charitable Foundation was started in 2010 to provide grants for humanitarian and environmental projects and to promote volunteerism to participate in those projects. Specifically, the ERO Charitable Foundation:

  • Assists other nonprofit organizations that restore or conserve habitats in Colorado; developing countries within North, Central, and South America; Africa; and Asia; or in areas that have been affected by natural disasters or other crises.
  • Assists other nonprofit organizations that provide humanitarian services to needy communities in Colorado; developing countries within North, Central, and South America; Africa; and Asia; and to populations displaced by natural disasters and other crises.
  • Provides grants to support needy communities or populations displaced by natural disasters or other crises by making donations to other nonprofit organizations that are providing the needed services.

If you are interested in receiving a grant, you must identify your project or organization (501 (c) (3) or equivalent) and submit an application to the Foundation Board. If you have questions, please click on the "Contact/Submission Information" link on the right.


1Contact/Submission Information

Please submit your Grant Application by mail, fax or email to:

ERO Charitable Foundation
1842 Clarkson Street
Denver CO 80218
Fax: 303-830-1199
Email: Leigh Rouse
or Clint Henke

5Grant Application Guidelines
The following guidelines apply when requesting a grant from the ERO Charitable Foundation:

• All applications will be reviewed by the Foundation Board.

• Grants will depend on available funding; the grant will not exceed $3,000.


• Volunteer grants are open to ERO employees, family members, friends, clients, and the public.

• Volunteer service must be for nonprofit organizations or causes that restore or conserve natural habitats, or humanitarian efforts in needy communities or populations.

• The volunteer activity must take place in Colorado; developing countries in Central or South America, Africa, or Asia; or in areas affected by natural disasters or other crises.

• Application deadlines will be January 15 and July 15, or as otherwise specified by the Foundation Board. Applicants will have six months upon approval of proposals to use the allocated funds unless otherwise approved by the Foundation Board.

• Applicants must be 18 years of age or accompanied by an adult over 18.
30Foundation Board Members 2017

Leigh Rouse, Clint Henke, Ron Bean, Joe Juergensen and Jim Wulliman

302016 Grant Recipients

MountainChild –  Received a grant for 200 water filters for remote village in Nepal.

CORDEA – Received a grant to construct pit latrines for schools in Ekanjoh Village Community, Cameroon, Africa.

Louviers Village Club – Received a grant for trees and landscape materials for Louviers, Colorado Parks and Open Space.