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.
Andrew Schwartz, member of the Fellowship Class of 2018, describes his post-Fellowship plans and reflects on what he learned during his time at the Foundation.
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.
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.
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.