Achievements

Highlights of 2021-2022:

  • Grants Provided:

    • HOSA - Future Health Care Professionals: entry fees and uniforms for state & international conferences​ (the international conference in partnership with EP Sunrise Rotary)

    • Tuxedos for EPHS Concert Choir

    • Funding for Mr. Paul Maley and the Bobcat Beats' first video (click here) (in partnership with EP Sunrise Rotary)

    • Funding for a trip to the CSU Cadaver Lab for Mrs. Pam Frey's Sports Medicine class

    • Funding for materials for Ms. Sarah Schmidt's Construction Geometry class to build a shed (and EPEF is the beneficiary of this shed)

    • New Bass Trombone for the band program (in partnership with EP Sunrise Rotary) 

    • Funding for the EPES Self-Regulation Room 

    • CLEP (College Level Exam Program) for several EPHS students 

    • Facilitated grants from Village Thrift Shop 
       

  • EPHS online Scholarship Management system
     

  • Fundraising:

    • Pumpkins and Pilsners​

    • David Martin Fund for Classroom Innovation

    • Teacher Appreciation campaign 

       

Highlights of 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:  https://www.eptrail.com/2021/04/19/100-free-books-mailed-to-every-preschooler/ 

  • 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 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.