El Pomar

A Foundation for Colorado

2021 Annual Report

Learn more about El Pomar's activities and grant making in 2021.

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2022 Foundation Giving in Colorado

Read the full report on Foundation Giving in Colorado.

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About El Pomar

Learn more about El Pomar's mission to enhance, encourage and promote the current and future well-being of the people of Colorado, the history of the Foundation and our people.

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Regional Partnerships

The Regional Partnerships program convenes community leaders into 11 regional councils that advise El Pomar's Trustees and recommend grants to address the greatest needs in their home communities across the state.

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Grant Making

A private, general purpose foundation, El Pomar accepts applications from 501(c)3 organizations serving the state of Colorado in the areas of arts and culture, civic and community initiatives, education, health, and human services.

 

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Penrose House

Available free of charge to 501(c)3 nonprofits and governmental equivalents. Built on the site of the Dixon Apple Orchard, the Penroses' historic home is open for strategic meetings, seminars, and trainings.

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Featured Programs

Regional Partnerships

The Regional Partnerships program convenes community leaders into 11 regional councils that advise El Pomar's Trustees and recommend grants to address the greatest needs in their home communities across the state.

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Fellowship

El Pomar’s Fellowship experience develops high-achieving, service-minded, recent college graduates and early career professionals into dynamic community leaders primed to make an impact across multiple sectors. 

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Elevating Leadership

Elevating Leadership Development equips ethnic minorities already engaged in their own communities with the training to broaden their impact on the community at-large.

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explore our programs

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.

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Recent News

An Interview with Stella Hodgkins, Senior Vice President of Opportunity and Outreach

In this blog, former Fellow, Megan Sanders, interviews Stella Hodgkins, Senior Vice President of Opportunity and Outreach at El Pomar.

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