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The Big Picture: El Pomar's programs are all different, but each was created with the same goal in mind: to support leadership and community development beyond grantmaking. The Foundation's first program, Awards for Excellence, launched in 1989. Awards recognizes and rewards nonprofit organizations that set the standard for excellence across the state. Honorees receive money and a well-deserved pat on the back, and it is often difficult to determine which is more valuable.

The Details: Other programs provide hands-on leadership training for recent college grads (the Fellowship), continuing leadership development for nonprofit CEOs (NELP) and a place to connect would-be community leaders with the education they need to join a board or run for office (Forum for Civic Advancement). 

What's New: Learn more about El Pomar programs here.










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2015-10-30 El Pomar to receive the ASU Willis Fassett Jr. Award

Recognized for Impact of Nursing Scholarship

2015-10-13 El Pomar Honors Fort Lyon

Awards for Excellence

2015-10-07 Chancellor Receives El Pomar Award

Dr. Pam Shockley-Zalabak Honored with the Russell T. Tutt Award

2015-10-01 Anderson & Low's 'City of Mines' Debuts at Penrose House, Fine Arts Center

Telegraph among those to feature photo series of Victor, Colorado

2015-09-25 El Pomar at the 2015 Colorado State Fair

Southern Colorado Nonprofits Highlighted

2015-06-26 Eyes on the road, and on the money

Trustees Nechie Hall and Brenda Smith Recognized

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