El Pomar Foundation Allocates $575k in Funding in Response to Marshall Fire
El Pomar Foundation’s Trustees approved $575,000 in grant funding to support immediate and ongoing relief efforts related to the Marshall Fire that has devastated Boulder County.
El Pomar Foundation Joins Other Funders and Partners to Support Largest Park Renovation in City History
Last Saturday, representatives from El Pomar Foundation, the City of Colorado Springs, RISE Coalition and others broke ground on the renovation of Panorama Park in Southeast Colorado Springs. The park project will bring a thriving cultural center to the area with an event space, universal playground, sports facilities and public art on display.
The First Lady of Golf
The Colorado Golf Association highlights the many accomplishments of El Pomar Trustee and Colorado Springs resident Judy Bell, including her role as first female president of the United States Golf Association.
El Pomar Welcomes Southwest Airlines to the Pikes Peak Region
El Pomar Foundation celebrates the arrival of Southwest Airlines to the Colorado Springs Airport after years of public-private partnership through the Aeronautical Enhancement Fund housed at Pikes Peak Community Foundation. Southwest's arrival brings more than five new flight routes to Pikes Peak community members in addition to economic momentum for the region.
El Pomar Honors Penrose Heritage as Colorado Springs Commemorates Sesquicentennial
As Colorado Springs celebrates its 150th year, El Pomar Foundation Curator of Historic Properties & Archives Sarah Woods honors the history of Spencer and Julie Penrose.
Penrose History in Times of Crisis
Throughout their lifetimes, El Pomar Foundation’s co-founders Spencer and Julie Penrose responded to different crises individually, as well through the Broadmoor Hotel and El Pomar Foundation. Read below a brief history of their responses to the Great Depression and the World Wars, as told by El Pomar Foundation Curator of Historic Properties and Archives Sarah Woods.
El Pomar Foundation Recognizes and Awards Early Connections Learning Centers with a $30,000 Grant at its Annual Tree Lighting
El Pomar Foundation is pleased to recognize and award $30,000 to Early Connections Learning Centers, whose mission is to deliver comprehensive, high-quality, affordable early childhood care and education to children and families of limited means. The award was presented on December 2, 2020 at El Pomar Foundation’s annual Trustee Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony, a unique program designed to recognize and reward an outstanding nonprofit organization in the Pikes Peak Region in honor of one of the Foundation’s Trustees.
El Pomar Celebrates the 150th Birthday of Julie Penrose with Inaugural Annual Award
On August 12, El Pomar Foundation celebrated the 150th birthday of its co-founder, Julie Penrose, which was declared Julie Penrose Day by Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers. Learn more about how El Pomar will continue to honor Julie Penrose's legacy through an annual award.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo voted 4th best in North America
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been voted one of the top ten zoos in North America, in the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards, for the fourth consecutive year.
El Pomar Foundation supports seasonal employment opportunities
The City of Colorado Springs and El Pomar announced partnership to expand summer employment opportunities.