Assets & Grants
The Colorado Trust's original endowment of $191 million was received from the sale of the PSL Healthcare Corporation in 1985. At the end of 2011, The Colorado Trust had assets of $379 million.
As a perpetual endowment, The Colorado Trust's investment objective is to make qualifying distributions of grants plus expenses equal to five percent of the endowment each year while maintaining and increasing its real value in perpetuity.
From its inception through 2011, The Colorado Trust has made grants totaling $379 million to grantees across Colorado, with $12.4 million in grants made in 2011 in support of more than 140 grantees.