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Celebrating 80 Years - “Resilient Lake County,” 2010, Advocates of Lake County & Lake County Build A Generation

Lake County is known as the home to Mount Elbert, the highest peak in Colorado and the entire Rocky Mountain range. Over the years, the well-being of the county and its communities has been a priority of the work of El Pomar’s High Country Regional Council, including grants to Advocates of Lake County and Lake County Build A Generation. The Council has been proud to support organizations working hard to improve the well-being of this uniquely beautiful and resilient part of the state.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 30, 2018, 8:47 a.m.

Voices of the Internship - A Lesson in Determination

Kyleigh Bloyd, a member of our 2018 internship class, explores how El Pomar encouraged her leadership development and what it took to achieve her goals.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 21, 2018, 1:15 p.m.

Celebrating 80 Years - 2009, American Council of Young Political Leaders

Since 1993, El Pomar Foundation has collaborated with the American Council of Young Political Leaders, a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)(3), to bring emerging political leaders from around the world to Colorado. The partnership has brought more than 60 delegations from 40 countries to Colorado, and introduced over 450 participants to aspects of the Centennial State’s local government, policymaking, and politics.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 21, 2018, 11:47 a.m.

Voices of the Internship - From the Top of the World

2018 intern Jack Brusa discusses his involvement in the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as he worked for the The Sports Corp over the past summer.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 20, 2018, 1:10 p.m.

Celebrating 80 Years - Serving Essential Needs in Difficult Times, 2008, Care and Share Food Bank

Food insecurity can be one of the most complex issues faced by a community, with consequences that compound and exacerbate challenges in other areas like education, economic development, and public health. Founded in 1972, Care and Share Food Bank works each day toward its vision of a hunger-free southern Colorado by providing millions of pounds of food each year to partner agencies in 31 counties.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 20, 2018, 12:35 p.m.

Celebrating 80 Years - Military Affairs and Support, 2007, Peak Military Care Network

Colorado Springs is home to five military installations and more than 85,000 active duty service members and their families, and Peak Military Care Network is one of the great organizations serving this population in our community. El Pomar is proud to partner with organizations like Peak Military Care Network and Mount Carmel Center of Excellence that provide essential support to those who have served or are currently serving the nation.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 8, 2018, 10:43 a.m.

Celebrating 80 Years - Regional Grants in the San Juan, 2006, Northside Health Center

El Pomar’s Regional Partnerships program began in 2003 and by 2006 Councils were established in nine rural regions across the state, including the San Juan region. Since the inception of Regional Partnerships in 2003, El Pomar has invested nearly $5 million in this region. Here, Council member Linda Gann describes the impact of a $20,000 grant on Northside Health Center, which continues to provide accessible, high quality, integrated primary health care to children and qualifying adults in the Montrose and Olathe communities.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 7, 2018, 8:22 a.m.

Hoop Skills and Life Skills, A Connection

Fellow Alumnus Terrell Brown explains his path from basketball to the Fellowship, and how he is tying his passions for sport and service together through "Hillside Connection."

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 6, 2018, 10:39 a.m.

Celebrating 80 Years - Digging into the Past, 2005, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

For 1,500 years, since Ancestral Puebloans first settled the area, Southwest Colorado has been home to many peoples. In pursuit of its mission to “empower recent and future generations by making the human past accessible and relevant through archaeological research, experiential education, and American Indian knowledge,” Crow Canyon Archaeological Center explores and promotes the rich history of the Puebloan occupation of the Mesa Verde region.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 6, 2018, 10:05 a.m.

Voices of the Internship - Creating Safe Communities

2018 Intern Jess Cohen discusses his involvement raising awareness of sexual and domestic violence and how he further developed that passion during his summer with the Foundation.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Oct. 30, 2018, 2:04 p.m.

Celebrating 80 Years - "Helping People for Life," 2003, Partners in Housing

For 27 years, Partners in Housing has provided wraparound services to those on the brink of or experiencing homelessness, with a particular focus on families. Through its one-year program, Partners in Housing helps its clients develop agency, take control of their lives, and find sustainable solutions to the challenges they face.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Oct. 30, 2018, 1:46 p.m.

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