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WIIGC awardees, Sistahbiz and The Village Institute
Announcements // Giving Circles // Women Entrepreneurs

Groundbreaking Giving Circle Invests in Two Women Entrepreneurs

// June 22, 2020

The Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle (WIIGC) expanded funding opportunities for women entrepreneurs when it selected Sistahbiz and The Village Institute for investment.

Head and shoulder of an African American woman stretching.
COVID-19 // Racial equity

An Interview With the Center for African-American Health

// June 17, 2020

Institutionalized racism is the systemic reason or root cause that African Americans are being harder hit with deaths from COVID-19.

Ain't I A Woman quote in white font with a silhouette of woman in front of a magenta background
Civil Rights // Gender Equity // Lauren Y. Casteel // Women's Equality

Letter from Lauren: Ain’t I A Woman, Too?

// June 10, 2020

I am proud in 2020 to stand beside you, to be a Black woman addressing a movement of women fired up and ready for change. But, if I were to ask, “Ain’t I a woman?” would you work to make sure that the resounding answer is “yes?”

WFCO Commitment to Ending Racism
Announcements // Civil Rights // Lauren Y. Casteel // Statement

Our Commitment to Ending Racism

// June 2, 2020

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado is committed to working for a world where simply waking up in the morning is not a cause for fear or ancient tears because of the color of one’s skin.

COVID-19 // Early Care and Education Workforce // Legislative Session // Paid Family Leave

Legislature To Return from Recess Due to Pandemic

// May 12, 2020

The legislature is expected to reconvene from its recess due to the pandemic for two to three weeks, beginning on May 18.

map of colorado showing where grantees are located
Announcements // COVID-19 // Press release

WFCO Relief Fund Makes Rapid-Response Grants to 42 Organizations in 17 Counties

// May 8, 2020

WFCO Relief Fund supports 42 organizations across Colorado serving Colorado women and their families.

What We're Reading, Watching, and Listening to in Quarantine content images
Gender Equity // WFCO Staff // Women's Equality // Women's Philanthropy

What We’re Watching, Reading, and Listening to While at Home

// May 5, 2020

The WFCO staff is pleased to share recommendations of content that we’ve been reading, watching, and listening to while at home during quarantine.

women and sustainability photo collage
Gender Equity // Impact // Impact Investing // Women's Equality

Investing in Women, Investing in the Environment: Not Necessarily Two Different Things

// April 20, 2020

At a moment when climate change is one of the biggest issues humans face, investing in women may be the answer for creating long-term environmental sustainability.

The unequal impact of climate change, climate change image collage
Women's Equality

The Unequal Impact of Climate Change on Women

// April 20, 2020

Women are disproportionately impacted when it comes to climate change, or other environmental, economic, or social shocks.

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