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An Indescribable Connection

2nd Year Fellow Shelby Pauka shares lessons the Sally Beck Fund team has learned from grantee partners about their work within their communities and the impact on not only the people they serve but the equines they care for.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Jan. 22, 2021, 10:33 a.m.

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.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Dec. 9, 2020, 8:18 a.m.

A Legacy of Convening: Reflecting on the Service of El Pomar’s Theophilus Gregory

Starting in January 2021, Theophilus “Theo” Gregory will be transitioning out of his role as Senior Vice President of Outreach at El Pomar Foundation, after more than 20 years. El Pomar is grateful for Theo’s contributions to the Foundation and to the greater Colorado Springs and Pueblo communities.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 18, 2020, 10:55 a.m.

The Global Economy Roller Coaster Ride

R. Thayer Tutt, Jr., Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer at El Pomar Foundation, describes the surprising and unprecedented ups and down of the U.S. and global economy since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

by El Pomar Foundation, the June 29, 2020, 1:14 p.m.

It's All in the Family

Tania Jordet, an Administrative Assistant at El Pomar, shares her experience starting a job at the Foundation and connecting with the local nonprofit community.

by El Pomar Foundation, the May 13, 2020, 4:32 p.m.

Empty Stocking Fund: 35 years of giving

Empty Stocking Fund sparks the giving spirit of the Pikes Peak Region to benefit local nonprofits serving neighbors in need.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Nov. 5, 2019, 11:10 a.m.

Empowering Nonprofits

Dan Cardinali, president and CEO of Independent Sector, elaborates on how big bets can help redistribute wealth and rebalance the power dynamic between donors and nonprofits. Mr. Cardinali discusses El Pomar's Regional Partnership program and celebrates the power of listening to local communities.

by El Pomar Foundation, the March 5, 2019, 8:41 a.m.

Borderlands exhibit Valley day set

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.

by El Pomar Foundation, the May 31, 2018, 10:02 a.m.

Changing the Game for Early Childhood Education

“Keep score,” her coach said as she walked out the door. Those directions were followed by an eye roll or two. “This is never going to work,” thought a natural teacher with over 15 years of experience, “but I’ll try… just to prove her wrong!”

by El Pomar Foundation, the Dec. 28, 2017, 10:59 a.m.

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