The Trustees at El Pomar Foundation recently approved funding for Pikes Peak regional healthcare workers and their families to visit the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum as a token of appreciation for the many months of sacrifice they have given to our community during the pandemic.
El Pomar Foundation Joins Other Funders and Partners to Support Largest Park Renovation in City History
Last Saturday, representatives from El Pomar Foundation, the City of Colorado Springs, RISE Coalition and others broke ground on the renovation of Panorama Park in Southeast Colorado Springs. The park project will bring a thriving cultural center to the area with an event space, universal playground, sports facilities and public art on display.
El Pomar Foundation's Forum for Civic Advancement, Colorado Municipal League and Colorado 50-50 Host Virtual "Women in Politics Event"
El Pomar Fellows Megan Sanders and Hannah Grace Bauman provide insight into the obstacles facing women entering the political world and highlight the "Women in Politics" event hosted in April.
In the ninth blog post in the series written by El Pomar's 1st Year Fellows, Danielle Hendrix shares her story of coming home to Colorado Springs and rediscovering a sense of community after college in Iowa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the seventh blog post of a series written by El Pomar’s 1st Year Fellows, Matt Clarke envisions his career ten years from now, when he hopes to be described by colleagues or clients as approachable, honest, open to suggestions and team-oriented.
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.
As Colorado Springs celebrates its 150th year, El Pomar Foundation Curator of Historic Properties & Archives Sarah Woods honors the history of Spencer and Julie Penrose.
In the sixth blog post of a series written by El Pomar’s 1st Year Fellows, Alex Izbiky sums up one of the most important lessons he learned about leadership from working as a camp counselor in one word: wait.
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.
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.