Defining Community Engagement in its Many Forms
Shelby Pauka, a 1st Year Fellow with El Pomar, explores her experiences with community engagement, which she defines as determining the needs of a community through asking questions and inviting participation as opposed to making decisions about communities without input.
Prescriptions for a Healthier Colorado Springs
El Pomar’s Pikes Peak Heritage Series, in partnership with Colorado Health Foundation, hosted a series titled Pikes Peak Outdoors: Prescriptions for a Healthier Colorado Springs and summarized the events' discussions in a report.
Five Lessons We've Learned About Funding Mental Health
El Pomar's North Regional Council shares five key lessons from funding in mental health. In sharing these lessons, the Council hopes others considering funding in mental health have an additional resource as they strive to make an impact in this critically important area.
El Pomar Foundation boosts nonprofits during pandemic
Multiple regions in Colorado report the organizations receiving Colorado Assistance Fund grant dollars for their work in response to COVID-19.
Five Ways to Provide Meaningful Leadership Development
Jennifer Dodd, Associate Vice President and Director of Leadership Programs at El Pomar, outlines five strategies for creating meaningful leadership and professional development experiences that she has prioritized during her time managing the Fellowship program.