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A Central Peaks Town Hall

Recently, the Central Peaks Regional Council hosted a Town Hall event which used live polling and breakout sessions to ask key community leaders for assistance in determining and prioritizing regional challenges and identify opportunities for philanthropic dollars to assist in addressing those issues.

by El Pomar Foundation, the April 9, 2018, 2:48 p.m.

Fund Spotlight: Wildland Fire Fund

El Pomar’s Wildland Fire Fund was created in rapid response to Colorado’s devastating wildfire season of 2002 including Hayman, Missionary Ridge, and Trinidad fires. In addition to emergency response grants, the Wildland Fire Fund also provides grants throughout the year to Colorado fire agencies seeking support for personal protection equipment and supplies.

by Avery Polacek, the May 3, 2017, 11:58 a.m.

New Metro Council Grant Making Strategy

Some might consider the Metro Council's initial one year grants risk capital, but Council Members consider them to be critical getting-to-know-you grants. Learn more about their methods to identify strong organizations poised for long-term success

by El Pomar Foundation, the Feb. 27, 2017, 4:52 p.m.

Escuela de Guadelupe Expands

Four miles doesn't sound far, but in two short years the school has moved into the heart of the community they serve and is expanding one grade at a time

by El Pomar Foundation, the Feb. 27, 2017, 4:50 p.m.

Grantee Highlight: The Challenge Foundation

Academic ability, ambition, and demonstrated grit are the qualities The Challenge Foundation looks for in scholars. See how the organization is supporting students from grade six through College

by El Pomar Foundation, the Feb. 27, 2017, 4:46 p.m.

Support in Service, then and now

Ryan Burton first supported middle school education as a City Year Boston Corps Member. He continues to do so as a Fellow in the Metro Region.

by Ryan Burton , the Feb. 27, 2017, 4:29 p.m.

"We're Glad You're Here"

Penrose House Conference Manager, Meg Shaver reflects on 2016 and the community groups that utilized Penrose House.

by Meg Shaver, the Jan. 24, 2017, 2:23 p.m.

A Letter from the Chairman

El Pomar Foundation Chairman and CEO, Bill Hybl reflects on the past year

by Bill Hybl, the Jan. 24, 2017, 2:20 p.m.

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