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The cover of Authenticity in America by Shahira Qudrat, a Muslim woman and Afghan America
Annual Luncheon // Philanthropy // Power of Extended Philanthropy // Women's Equality

PEP Member Pens Memoir “Authenticity in America”

// September 5, 2019

PEP member, Shahira Qudrat, pens a memoir about her dual identities as an Afghan-American and Muslim woman.

Lauren Y. Casteel // Public Policy Advocacy // Women's Equality

Women’s Equality Day Must Include All Women

// August 26, 2019

This speech was delivered by WFCO President & CEO, Lauren Y. Casteel, from the State Capitol on August 26, 2019, Women’s Equality Day.

Woman sits at table reading books to a young toddler.
Announcements // Child Care // Grantee Spotlight // Public Policy Advocacy

WAGES Results Show Steady Gains After Year One

// August 21, 2019

Our WAGES grantee partners report steady progress toward employment gains and educational goals among their participants after one year.

Woman in wheelchair writes on whiteboard
Guest Column // Women's Equality

An Untold Story: The Economic Status of Women With Disabilities

// August 12, 2019

When it comes to economic security, among the most overlooked and undercounted populations is women with disabilities.

Businesses that invest in women do better financially.
Equal Pay // Family Leave // Guest Column // Women's Equality

It Makes Good (Business) Sense to Invest in Women

// July 25, 2019

Companies that invest in women, and that have higher proportions of women in decision-making groups, tend to perform better financially, have lower risk, and be more resilient.

Three new employees have joined WFCO.
Announcements // WFCO Staff

WFCO Team Grows By Three

// June 24, 2019

WFCO adds three new staff members as part of our commitment to grow our statewide presence.

Definition of investment
Impact Investing // Women's Philanthropy

Gender-Lens Investing 101

// June 24, 2019

WFCO is the only community foundation in Colorado to offer a 100 percent gender-lens portfolio to our donor-advised fundholders and giving circles.

WFCO grants $50,000 to organizations in Vail Valley
Vail Valley

WFCO Grants $50,000 to Greater Vail Valley Organizations

// June 17, 2019

In April 2019, WFCO awarded more than $50,000 in grants to seven Vail Valley organizations.

Dads for Daughters member and WFCO trustee John Ikard with his family
Dads for Daughters // Donor Stories // Women's Philanthropy

Father’s Day Tribute to Dads for Daughters

// June 14, 2019

On this Father’s Day, WFCO would like to thank all the dads for daughters and men for women for standing in solidarity with us.

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