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
Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program
This program is for nonprofit executive directors, presidents, and CEOs e who are leading Colorado-based organizations with operating budgets of more than $750,000. Apply now to participate in this valuable session!NELP
The Regional Partnerships are comprised of community leaders who form Regional Councils across the state to advise El Pomar's trustees and recommend grants.Regional Partnerships
The Challenge Foundation helps hard-working students break the cycle of poverty through educationRead Their Story
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.
The Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program is for nonprofit executive directors, presidents, and CEOs who are leading Colorado-based organizations with operating budgets $750,000+
The Forum contributes to the civic health of the Pikes Peak Region through panels, seminars and lectures about key local and state issues.
Recognizes outstanding Colorado nonprofit organizations and community leaders for their extraordinary support of Colorado.
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.
Jeff Bieri and Jake Brownell, KRCC
Thank you to our summer 2017 interns for their hard work and dedication to the goals for the Foundation. We wish them all the best as they return to their respective universities this fall!
Today we are proud to celebrate National Nonprofit Day. Take a look at our annual report to learn more about some of the terrific nonprofits we've had the pleasure working with throughout Colorado this year! #nationalnonprofitday
Mandela Washington Fellow, Ibrahim, and El Pomar Fellows Trevor Zalkind, Ryan Burton, Emily Padgett, and Matt Nuñez, were in Denver today with Posner Center for International Development and The GrowHaus for productive conversations about community development!
The High Country Council met with six grantee organizations to learn more about their work to serve youth in the High Country region. It was a wonderful day for coming together to discuss unified goals surrounding out of school time for youth!
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