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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
Penrose House Conference Manager, Meg Shaver reflects on 2016 and the community groups that utilized Penrose House.
El Pomar Foundation Chairman and CEO, Bill Hybl reflects on the past year
Ellie Cole, The Gazette