On Wednesday, June 1, El Pomar Foundation’s Forum for Civic Advancement will partner with the Colorado Springs Business Journal to host a debate between El Paso County Commissioner candidates from districts 2, 3, and 4.
The idea of being a student of leadership sparked something in me. It suggested making a career out of studying leadership and helping to unlock other people’s leadership potential is a viable option.
Macy Egeland, Fox 21News
Rich Laden, The Gazette
Walt Hecox, Senior Advisor Pikes Peak Recreation & Tourism Heritage Series
Amy Gillentine Sweet, Colorado Springs Business Journal
The Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos visited Durango, Montrose, Salida, La Junta, and Eagle for city wide celebrations in April and May of 2016.
Research Report on Foster Care in the San Luis Valley, Regional Partnerships Program
El Pomar staff engaged with Kurt Wilson, Ph.D. in Evaluation, to work with the staff to “strengthen feedback systems to identify clear and measureable outcomes and compile and distribute data in a useful format.”
Firefly Autism’s mission is to transform the lives of children with autism and empower their families. Working in Denver and the Western Slope, Firefly Autism provides intensive therapy and intervention services for more than 200 children and their families. Their work helps children develop a lifelong love of learning and the skills to interact meaningfully with their communities.
Susan Davies, Trails and Open Space Coalition
At Lamar Community College, students can utilize the now upgraded computer lab to once again drive innovation and improve their community in a new technological landscape.
Marcus Hill, The Mountain Mail
Growing up a young athlete in Lakewood, Colorado, the Manitou Incline was the pinnacle of training for any and every sport imaginable. Fabled as an almost untouchable feat, the Incline—approximately 2,745 wooden railroad ties/steps stretching 2000 vertical feet in less than a mile—was the most intimidating training challenge.
Most people would connect El Pomar Foundation's mission directly to philanthropy. But how has our society’s understanding of philanthropy shifted over the last 75 years?