Creating livable communities to work, play, and stay requires the vision and engagement of many. It demands vision of community members, the financial support of many, and robust partnerships with nonprofit, local government, and business entities. With this in mind, El Pomar released Possibilities: Southeast Colorado Springs Request for Proposal, which led to El Pomar’s support of the RISE (Resilient, Inspired, Strong, Engaged) Coalition.
2018 Intern Hannah Grace Bauman reflects on her work in the Grants Office and what it means to create positive impact.
2018 intern Kathryn Benson reflects on her journey from her backyard in Colorado Springs, to Spokane, Washington, all the way to Buenos Aires and finally back to Colorado Springs for the 2018 summer internship.
Congratulations to El Pomar's Liz Jefferson on her recent award as one of the Colorado Springs Business Journal's 2018 Women of Influence!
An idea that first began in 2012 will now be able to connect Downtown Grand Junction to a beautiful trail highlighting outdoor recreation.
Pam Boyd, Vail Daily Eagle County's Nottingham family were the proud owners of a player piano, which is now on display at the Eagle County Historical Society Museum at Chambers Park in Eagle. "A $2,500 grant from El Pomar definitely kicked off the repair work," Eagle County Historical Society President Kathy Heicher said. The society hired a piano moving company, sent the instrument off to Denver and waited for word that the work was complete. This summer, the working Nottingham piano returned to Eagle County.
The current ball field in Hotchkiss is aged and requires students and players to cross a busy highway after school to attend practice. Grants from local and state funders will be used to build new, multi-sport fields.
Two Regional Advisory Councils of El Pomar Foundation assisted in bringing the original Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo to Pueblo. Read more from the Valley Courier.
Liz Forster, The Gazette El Paso County fire officials preparing for a potentially extreme fire season received an extra $500,000 for mitigation efforts this week from two Colorado foundations.