Enhance, encourage, and promote the current and future well-being of the people of Colorado. Established in 1937, El Pomar's mission is based on the values of Julie and Spencer Penrose.learn more
The best postgraduate experience in Colorado, the Fellowship is dedicated to developing rising leaders who are invested in the well-being of Colorado communities.Learn More
More than 70 community leaders make up 11 Regional Councils representing all 64 Colorado counties. Since 2003 the Councils have invested nearly $14.8 million in their home communities.Learn More
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.
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.
El Pomar Foundation launched the Pikes Peak Heritage Series in 2015 to celebrate and raise awareness of the natural assets of the Pikes Peak Region.
The Forum contributes to the civic health of the Pikes Peak Region through panels, seminars and lectures about key local and state issues.
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.
Colorado’s two major-party candidates for governor sparred over health care, transportation funding and energy policy, among other topics, in a televised debate Saturday night in Colorado Springs.
Thank you Luis Benitez, Director of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office and our industry leaders panelists for helping to make our Heritage Series event interesting and impactful! Learn more about this event here: https://bit.ly/2Pdlyuw
The William J. Hybl Center Sports Medicine and Performance Center will provide a one of a kind clinical environment for sports medicine students at UCCS.
Congratulations to former Fellow Ashley Cornelius ('13) and all other artists honored at the 18th Annual Pikes Peak Arts Council Awards last night! A list of all nominees and awardees is available at the link below.
La Plata Youth Services is also a 2018 Awards for Excellence recipient for their incredible work with youth at risk of becoming involved in the justice system. Watch the video below to learn more!
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