Highlights of in 2020-2021:

  • EPEF was awarded Gold Level charity accreditation from GuideStar.

  • Partnership with Estes Valley Library to mail 100 free books to 4 year olds in the United Through Literacy program.  Read about it: 

  • Provided support for summer school program to allow students to close some achievement gaps exacerbated by COVID and wildfire evacuations.

  • Provided funding to offset registration costs to allow more girls to participate in Girls on the Run.

  • Provided funding to offset costs of the Boys & Girls Club support during COVID.  


Highlights of in 2019-2020: 

  • Trained and installed our first Board of nine Directors. 

  • Had two successful fundraiser/“fun-raiser” (Community Building) events: Pumpkins & Pilsners in October and Polar Plunge in March.

  • Partnered with the Estes Park League of Women Votes to provide funding for a social studies teacher to travel to Boston for training in critical thinking at Harvard.

  • Provided funding for teachers to purchase instructional materials and for exemplary student achievement celebrations.

  • Participated in training and exposure available via the Estes Park Nonprofit Resource Center (EPNRC). 

  • Increasing community awareness of EPEF.

  • EPEF has partnered with the Village Thrift Shop to facilitate continued funding for the Estes Park School District.

  • Completed training organized by EPNRC and working toward BBB Charity Accreditation.