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The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.” — Annie Dillard Ideas behind corporate philanthropy, a movement made popular by Andrew Carnegie and other business giants of his day, began as a way to make the nation a better place. Over the years, foundations started by Carnegie and… Continue Reading Colorado Springs’ companies encourage philanthropy but decline publicity

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2001 Nonprofit Leadership Conference held

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Energy doesn’t disappear. It disperses and can ignite far away from the original source. The core of the state’s social-service sector received an energy transfusion this week during the 2001 Nonprofit Leadership Conference held in Colorado Springs. “The nonprofit sector is only as strong as its leadership,” said Kristin Donovan, associate vice president of the… Continue Reading 2001 Nonprofit Leadership Conference held

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High-technology corporations aren’t the only businesses feeling the effects of the economic downturn. Nonprofit organizations are playing the catch-up game with corporate and individual donations, earned income and government assistance.“When there is a substantial drop in the market, people tend to look at where they can cut back expenses,” said Gary McDonald, president and CEO… Continue Reading Nonprofit orgs. feel impact of slowing economy

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When a flood ripped through Manitou Springs two years ago, it wreaked damage on buildings, roads, homes and infrastructure. The cost to repair streets and infrastructure alone added up to more than $5 million.A flood in Palmer Lake in 1999 did damage to the water main and sewer pipe, causing officials to scramble for assistance.… Continue Reading Program helps communities reduce disaster damages

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As the future of the El Paso County Penrose Equestrian Center hangs in the balance, the Board of County Commissioners and the Penrose Heritage Foundation’s advisory committee continue to look for a solution that would allow the center to continue operations but as a separate entity from the county. As the owner of the center,… Continue Reading County seeks to privatize unprofitable arena (4790)

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County seeks to privatize unprofitable arena

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As the future of the El Paso County Penrose Equestrian Center hangs in the balance, the Board of County Commissioners and the Penrose Heritage Foundation’s advisory committee continue to look for a solution that would allow the center to continue operations but as a separate entity from the county. As the owner of the center,… Continue Reading County seeks to privatize unprofitable arena

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