Archive for November, 2010

Statewide Community Leaders Share Ideas

Friday, November 19th, 2010

On Monday, September 20, over 100 Regional Council members and El Pomar staff travelled through the fall foliage and convened in Cripple Creek, the historic mining town where Spencer Penrose made his initial fortune. Each Council met for almost two hours on its own, discussing grant recommendations   However, some of the best work accomplished during the retreat occurred outside of these conventional Council meetings.


“Develop a Thick Skin”: Nonprofit Advice from Teresa Coons

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

El Pomar Fellow Stephanie South recently conducted a site visit to the Western Colorado Math and Science Center in Grand Junction, Colorado. While she was there, Stephanie asked Executive Director Teresa Coons to share some thoughts about her job and the nonprofit sector as a whole. Teresa sat down for a few minutes to answer Stephanie’s questions about what it is like to be a nonprofit executive director in these challenging economic times.


Here Today, Here Tomorrow: El Pomar’s Annual Report

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

El Pomar’s 2009-10 annual report, with a focus on economic development, is now online. (more…)