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USA Ultimate relocates to Colorado Springs

USA Ultimate relocates to Colorado Springs

USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate in the United States and member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, announced last week the relocation of its national headquarters to Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs previously served as the home of USA Ultimate from 1992-2002 before the organization’s headquarters were relocated to Boulder. The… Continue Reading USA Ultimate relocates to Colorado Springs

El Pomar donates $10 million to U.S. Olympic Museum

The El Pomar Foundation trustees announced this week the approval of a $10 million grant to the United States Olympic Museum. “The Olympic Museum draws on the strength of the Colorado Springs community,” read a news release provided by the U.S. Olympic Committee. “As the headquarters for the United States Olympic Committee and 22 National Governing Bodies… Continue Reading El Pomar donates $10 million to U.S. Olympic Museum

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Without El Pomar, Springs would be a different city

What would Colorado Springs look like without El Pomar Foundation? Cross Walsenburg with Monument, and that would be us. Without El Pomar and the Penrose family, much that we take for granted in today’s vibrant city wouldn’t exist. Colorado College, the Space Foundation, Fine Arts Center, World Arena, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Pikes Peak Center… Continue Reading Without El Pomar, Springs would be a different city

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UCCS professor Tom Duening stood before a crowd of about 100 business leaders this week for the annual El Pomar Institute for Innovation and Commercialization report to the community. Duening, the El Pomar Endowed Chair of Business and Entrepreneurship, said he was surprised that so many people were interested in his work. He shouldn’t be.… Continue Reading UCCS, El Pomar set out on epic business adventures

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The trustees of the El Pomar Foundation recently approved 90 grants totaling $1.4 million. The grants represent 27 counties in Colorado. Nearly 50 of the grants were in the Pikes Peak region, including several to area fire stations and nonprofits aiding in the Waldo Canyon fire relief. The local recipients: – American Heart Association, $10,000… Continue Reading El Pomar provides $1.4 million in grants, fire relief

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El Pomar issues grants to local nonprofits

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Twelve Colorado Springs nonprofits received grants from the El Pomar Foundation. The local nonprofits were among 22 recipients of grants from the foundation, which has provided grants and support to the state since 1937. Below are the local grants: – The American Lung Association of Colorado received a $2,500 Ackerman Fund grant to implement a… Continue Reading El Pomar issues grants to local nonprofits

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El Pomar gives $1 million in emergency grants

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For the fifth time since the start of the economic downturn, El Pomar Foundation is distributing emergency funds to Colorado nonprofit organizations helping those who continue to struggle meeting basic needs. Throughout the state more than 150 nonprofit organizations that focus on direct human service support will receive grants totaling $1 million over the next… Continue Reading El Pomar gives $1 million in emergency grants

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The trustees of El Pomar Foundation met recently to consider grant proposals. They approved 57 grants totaling more than $1 million. The organizations receiving grants represent 26 counties across the state of Colorado. Front Range Grants American Council of Young Political Leaders – $60,000 Audio Information Network of Colorado – $10,000 Bonfils Blood Center Foundation… Continue Reading El Pomar issues $1 million in grants across state

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UCCS adds online entrepreneurship program

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The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is now offering online entrepreneurship classes. The school’s College of Business has launched its Practical Entrepreneurship Program, a non-credit track program that includes 21 courses on subjects ranging from market evaluation to raising capital, legal structures for new businesses, writing a business plan and setting up an office.… Continue Reading UCCS adds online entrepreneurship program

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A team of businessmen and athletic activists has won a bid to bring two high-profile international sporting events to Colorado Springs in 2012. Colorado Springs will host the 2012 FISU World University Championships, in boxing and softball, which is expected to bring several hundred athletes, officials and delegates from as many as 30 different countries to the city… Continue Reading Sports Corp. team lands international events for Springs

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