This summer, El Pomar Foundation teamed up with Telluride Foundation to provide funding in a program related investment (PRI) for the Rural Homes Project, an affordable housing initiative in the San Juan Region.
2nd Year Fellow Ulises Flores reflects on his stint with El Pomar's North Regional Council and the lessons learned over two years of strategic funding to mental health grantee partners in Larimer and Weld counties.
Aaron Miltenberger, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the San Luis Valley, provides insight into how the clubs have adapted to social distancing requirements while continuing to address the growing needs in their communities.
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.
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.
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.
Cathy Robbins reflects on what has been accomplished and learned through 15 years of Statewide meetings, and she looks forward at what can be done to help Regional Partnerships reach its full potential.
The Southwest Regional Council aims to be strategic and proactive as they support evidence-based programs to address the mental and behavioral health of youth in the region. Four of the Council's grantees are working hard to make a difference on this front for the young people of their community.
Tim Jenkins, Fellowship Class of 2019, learns a valuable lesson about leadership and kindness while spending the night in Burlington, Colorado during a dangerous winter storm.
Kathy Rodgers, the Economic Development Director of the City of Alamosa, reassures the continued growth and development of the San Luis Valley, including new and prospering businesses, lively community events and celebrations, and affordable housing efforts.