Voices of the Fellowship: The Season of the Fellowship
Legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work; a company work; a society work; a civilization work.” While Lombardi was probably trying to motivate one of his NFL Championship-winning, Packers squads, he could just as well have been talking to a group of El Pomar Fellows about what would be expected of them over the course of their tenure at the Foundation.
Voices of the Fellowship: Rural Philanthropy Days 2015
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.
Voices of the Fellowship: Leading as a listener
Earlier this month I took a six day transformational leadership course in which I explored how I can make leadership my natural self-expression.
Never a Dry Day
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.
Stories of Impact: House of Neighborly Service
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?
Voices of the Fellowship: Ultimate Leadership
When I think of Ultimate Frisbee, I think of building community and leadership.
Sharpen Your Axe
One day, two lumberjacks decided to compete to see who could chop more lumber in 24 hours.
Bringing in the New Year in Africa
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.
From the 400 Freestyle to the Fellowship
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.
Greeley Dream Team: A wrap-around approach to student success
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.
Reverend Dr. Milton E. Proby: A Lifetime of Achievement
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.
Our Piece of America’s Garden: Olmstead, sculpting the nation
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.
ACYPL: Oceans Apart, and Yet We're the Same
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.
Happy and Healthy Children are Worth Any Investment
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.
Fellowship Reflection: From Cerebro-Spinal Fluid to Long-term Debt to Equity Ratios
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?
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