Tim Jenkins, a 2nd Year Fellow with El Pomar and a native Marylander, describes how we was able to connect with northeastern Colorado beyond a few formal work experiences with the help of the Ring-necked Pheasant.
Janni, a member of the Fellowship Class of 2018, explains how she came to terms with the fact that extensive career planning can be equally beneficial and futile and that work in the nonprofit sector is more about advocacy than accommodation.
Meg Shaver, the Penrose House Conference Manager, reflects on how the closure of Penrose House during the pandemic has not stifled the determination of those nonprofits who used this space to plan and are now addressing the many pressing needs present throughout Colorado.
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been voted one of the top ten zoos in North America, in the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards, for the fourth consecutive year.
El Pomar Foundation's curatorial staff visited the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore, OK to learn more about the namesake of the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun and better develop their new exhibit that will delve into the lives of the Penroses as well as Rogers.
Doug Palmer, a member of the Fellowship Class of 2018, reflects on his growth at the Foundation as he completed challenging and meaningful work that supported his professional development. Doug looks forward to continuing his time at El Pomar as the Deputy Director of Regional Partnerships.
R. Thayer Tutt, Jr., Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer at El Pomar Foundation, describes the surprising and unprecedented ups and down of the U.S. and global economy since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The City of Colorado Springs and El Pomar announced partnership to expand summer employment opportunities.
Aaron Miltenberger, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the San Luis Valley, provides insight into how the clubs have adapted to social distancing requirements while continuing to address the growing needs in their communities.
Erin Kerr, a member of the Fellowship Class of 2018, details her post-Fellowship plans and highlights the importance of the skills, experiences and opportunities she has been afforded through the Fellowship.
Elizabeth Hoffner, the Deputy Director of the Fellowship at El Pomar Foundation, reflects on how growing up in the San Luis Valley has shaped her moral and ethical beliefs, and the communities here will always serve as a welcoming home no matter where she lives next.
Ulises Flores, a 1st Year Fellow with El Pomar, describes how he draws from his experience on the receiving end of philanthropic efforts to relate to the communities he works with while at the Foundation.
The Gazette: Pikes Peak region mental health services nonprofit sought for Gazette/El Pomar Empty Stocking Fund
The charity is seeking a nonprofit that provides mental health services to become a partner agency.
El Pomar’s Communications team provides a behind-the-scenes look of its team-based approach to the creation of the Foundation’s 2019 Annual Report, "Roads that Connect Us".
Tania Jordet, an Administrative Assistant at El Pomar, shares her experience starting a job at the Foundation and connecting with the local nonprofit community.