Rural Philanthropy Days provides a unique opportunity for statewide funders, government agencies, and local grant seekers to strengthen partnerships and discover ways to work together on rural projects that improve community life.
Earlier this month I took a six day transformational leadership course in which I explored how I can make leadership my natural self-expression.
Perhaps it was with foresight that Spencer Penrose installed secret doors behind the library’s north bookcases when he remodeled his new home in 1916.
The days are cold, and the nights are colder. Imagine you have nowhere to seek shelter from the ever-changing Colorado weather. What do you do to stay warm in Loveland, Colorado?
When I think of Ultimate Frisbee, I think of building community and leadership.
One day, two lumberjacks decided to compete to see who could chop more lumber in 24 hours.
As an African-American woman, I always hoped to visit a continent with rich history and ties to my ancestry. Little did I know I would bring in the 2015 New Year on a plane heading to Uganda.
I was born with a benign tumor in my spinal cord, which caused enough nerve damage and weakness in my legs to make me eligible for the Paralympic sport system.
The high school graduation rate for Greeley-Evans School District 6 hovers around 80 percent, one of the lowest rates in the North Region. While various nonprofit organizations in the 3 county region of Boulder, Larimer and Weld address academic success and high school completion, The Greeley Dream Team takes a slightly different approach.
In 1926, the historic contributions of African Americans in the United States were largely misrepresented or ignored. In response, Carter G. Woodson joined and helped lead a movement to recognize the past, present, and future achievements of African Americans.
Walk into the courtyard of El Pomar’s Penrose House on a summer day, and you see hummingbirds and sphinx moths hovering among roses and petunias, framed by trellises of silverlace.
At the height of the Roman Empire - when Istanbul was still Constantinople - a one-way trip between Rome and the Empire’s eastern capital spanned at least a month. Likely, the trip would have taken much longer.
Since 1979, Tu Casa, Inc. has empowered children and adults to live healthy lives, free of domestic violence and sexual assault in Colorado’s San Luis Valley.
On my first day at El Pomar Foundation, my first “real person” job post-graduation, I was asked a terrifying question, “What are you going to do after the Fellowship?” I was rather flabbergasted – I’d only just arrived, how did they already want me gone?
Recently, the Southwest Regional Council spurred collaboration among several key stakeholders working to improve early childhood education.