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Hannah Grace's Farewell to the Fellowship

Hannah Grace Bauman, a member of the Fellowship Class of 2019, reflects on the skills she gained through the Fellowship including effective facilitation and data-driven approaches to community development. Hannah Grace also details her post-Fellowship plans as a government consultant with Deloitte in Washington, D.C.

by El Pomar Foundation, the April 2, 2021, 1:39 p.m.

The First Lady of Golf

The Colorado Golf Association highlights the many accomplishments of El Pomar Trustee and Colorado Springs resident Judy Bell, including her role as first female president of the United States Golf Association.

by El Pomar Foundation, the March 31, 2021, 9:18 a.m.

Forging a Future in Philanthropy

Zuleika Johnson, the Vice President of Opportunity and Outreach at El Pomar Foundation, shares her professional experience in the nonprofit world that connected her to the Emerging Leaders Development program and her current role.

by El Pomar Foundation, the March 24, 2021, 8:29 p.m.

El Pomar Welcomes Southwest Airlines to the Pikes Peak Region

El Pomar Foundation celebrates the arrival of Southwest Airlines to the Colorado Springs Airport after years of public-private partnership through the Aeronautical Enhancement Fund housed at Pikes Peak Community Foundation. Southwest's arrival brings more than five new flight routes to Pikes Peak community members in addition to economic momentum for the region.

by El Pomar Foundation, the March 22, 2021, 10:57 a.m.

1st Year Fellow Series: Henry Brigg's 10 Year Vision

In the eighth blog post of a series written by El Pomar’s 1st Year Fellows, Henry Briggs envisions his career ten years from now, when he hopes to be described by colleagues as confident, inspirational, passionate and most importantly, rooted in integrity.

by El Pomar Foundation, the March 12, 2021, 9:41 a.m.

An Indescribable Connection

2nd Year Fellow Shelby Pauka shares lessons the Sally Beck Fund team has learned from grantee partners about their work within their communities and the impact on not only the people they serve but the equines they care for.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Jan. 22, 2021, 10:33 a.m.

Penrose History in Times of Crisis

Throughout their lifetimes, El Pomar Foundation’s co-founders Spencer and Julie Penrose responded to different crises individually, as well through the Broadmoor Hotel and El Pomar Foundation. Read below a brief history of their responses to the Great Depression and the World Wars, as told by El Pomar Foundation Curator of Historic Properties and Archives Sarah Woods.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Jan. 13, 2021, 9:12 a.m.

1st Year Fellow Series: Mercedes' Thoughts on Acting Together to Stay Together

In the fifth blog post of a series written by El Pomar's 1st Year Fellows, Mercedes McCue shares how her roots as a fourth generation rancher in Eastern Colorado have informed her desire to give back, support rural development and lift up the youth in this state.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Dec. 21, 2020, 4:39 p.m.

A Year in (Virtual) Review: Behind the Screens at El Pomar

In 2020, El Pomar Foundation pivoted in many ways to meet the needs of Colorado communities while also considering the health and well-being of Foundation staff. Fellow Megan Sanders shares what it has looked like “behind the screens” of El Pomar since March 2020.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Dec. 21, 2020, 9:56 a.m.

1st Year Fellow Series: Will Keyse’s Path Back Home

In the fourth blog post of a series written by El Pomar's 1st Year Fellows, Will Keyse shares how his education in Denver and the Pacific Northwest, in addition to his travels to Morocco and beyond, led him to the Fellowship. He further explains his appreciation for the space to learn and grow as a professional while working with the community that he cares for deeply and that raised him.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Dec. 14, 2020, 8:03 a.m.

El Pomar Foundation Recognizes and Awards Early Connections Learning Centers with a $30,000 Grant at its Annual Tree Lighting

El Pomar Foundation is pleased to recognize and award $30,000 to Early Connections Learning Centers, whose mission is to deliver comprehensive, high-quality, affordable early childhood care and education to children and families of limited means. The award was presented on December 2, 2020 at El Pomar Foundation’s annual Trustee Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony, a unique program designed to recognize and reward an outstanding nonprofit organization in the Pikes Peak Region in honor of one of the Foundation’s Trustees.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Dec. 9, 2020, 8:18 a.m.

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