Support Public Access to Colorado History

The Colorado Historical Foundation stewards a portfolio of professionally-invested endowments and donor-restricted funds dedicated to supporting public institutions and museums. These important history-centers provide opportunities for people of all ages to connect with history through exhibits, tours, programs, educational programs, collections, and research. Each of the following support-funds were established over decades by generous donors to sustain facilities and programs operated by History Colorado.

The Foundation welcomes additional donor contributions to grow and sustain each of these centers’ long-term impact.  Ways to give

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History Colorado Endowment

Annual disbursements from this fund help support History Colorado’s current initiatives, programs, exhibits, and operations.  

Stephen H. Hart Research Center Acquisition Fund

This fund is dedicated to bolstering the collections of the Research Center,  with many items available digitally. Donations help the Research Center act on timely opportunities to acquire books, manuscripts, and photos - all of which help inform the public’s research and understanding of Colorado’s history.

El Pueblo Museum Endowment 

Annual disbursements from from this fund help support El Pueblo Museum's current programs, exhibits, and operations. The museum presents history of many regional cultural and ethnic groups in the vicinity of Pueblo, Colorado.

Ute Indian Museum Endowment

Annual disbursements from this fund help support current programs and initiatives of the Ute Indian Museum located in Montrose, Colorado. The museum connects the past with contemporary Ute life and culture.

Center for Colorado Women's History Endowment

This fund provide as-needed support for the care and maintenance of this Center’s facility, located in Denver’s historic Byers-Evans House. The building was constructed by Rocky Mountain News Publisher William Byers in 1883.