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The Value of Multi-Year Grant Making in the High Country Region

The High Country Regional Council recognized the opportunity for greater impact through making long-term commitments to nonprofits. According to Regional Trustee Dave Palenchar, “the additional security of future years of funding provides the nonprofit the opportunity to spend more strategic time on mission engagement and allows it to better address and adapt to the changing challenges it will likely face while pursuing its programmatic objectives over several years.”

by El Pomar Foundation, the May 31, 2022, 3:21 p.m.

Colorado’s Educational Landscape: An Interview with Rebecca Holmes

1st Year Fellow Reilly Torres, who supports the Metro Regional Council, interviewed Metro Regional Council member and President and CEO of Colorado Education Initiative Rebecca Holmes to learn more about the educational landscape across our state.

by El Pomar Foundation, the April 6, 2022, 5:01 p.m.

The State of Veteran Homelessness in the Pikes Peak Region

In 2021, the Pikes Peak Regional Council identified five grant partners addressing veteran homelessness. In early 2022, these organizations shared updates with the Council about the key challenges veterans experiencing homelessness in the region continue to face. 1st Year Fellow Dylan Craddock shares high level themes of these challenges.

by El Pomar Foundation, the April 5, 2022, 12:05 p.m.

Five Lessons We've Learned About Funding Mental Health

El Pomar's North Regional Council shares five key lessons from funding in mental health. In sharing these lessons, the Council hopes others considering funding in mental health have an additional resource as they strive to make an impact in this critically important area.

by El Pomar Foundation, the April 16, 2020, 11:24 a.m.

A Data Driven Approach to Grant Making

The El Pomar High Country Regional Council used data to inform its funding funding decisions in the area of at-risk middle school youth. Hannah Grace, a 1st Year Fellow with El Pomar, explains how the Council used objective metrics to identify a need-based distribution of funds.

by El Pomar Foundation, the March 24, 2020, 12:44 p.m.

Lake County Wins the 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize

Learn more from High Country Regional Trustee Dave Palenchar about the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize, the excellent work of Lake County and how the High Country Council's grantee partner played a role.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 21, 2019, 12:22 p.m.

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