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graph of wages for women of different races
Equal Pay // Gender Equity // Guest Column // Native Women // Racial Equity // Women's Equality

251 Days Into The Year, Today Is Native Women’s Equal Pay Day

// September 8, 2021

Guest blog by Marisa Page, she/her, Pawnee/Ponca/Comanche. Marisa is a citizen of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and descends from the Ponca and Comanche tribes.

Photo of Maude Lofton
Black Philanthropy // Donor Stories // Women & Girls of Color Fund // Women's Philanthropy

Black Philanthropy Month Donor Profile: Maude Lofton, MD

// August 26, 2021

For Dr. Lofton, supporting education, health, and women and girls of color through her philanthropy is just instinctive.

Women & Girls of Color Fund Rural Grantee images
Gender Equity // Grantee Spotlight // Impact // Racial Equity // Women & Girls of Color Fund

The Impact of Three Rural Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantees

// August 25, 2021

Applications closed for the Front Range cycle of the Women & Girls of Color Fund earlier this month. As the advisory council reviews proposals to select our next group of incredible grantees, we look back on the first round of funding in the rural cycle this spring and share some highlights of our partners’ work.

100 figures of women with only half of one figure shaded a different color. Graphic says that women and girls of color receive .5% of all philanthropic dollars.
Grantmaking // Guest Column // Philanthropy // Racial Equity // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Moving Philanthropy Toward A More Just And Equitable Future

// August 12, 2021

Guest blog: Through the Women & Girls of Color Fund Advisory Council, I’ve had moving and impactful moments, as well as times of struggle, navigating the liminality between what is and what could be.

Woman feeds a goat from a bottle
Announcements // Giving Circles // Social Ventures

Three Social Ventures Selected for Funding by Giving Circle

// June 21, 2021

Three women-led social ventures will receive investment funding from WFCO’s Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle (WIIGC) totaling $125,000.

2021 Legislative Wrap-Up
Child Care // Early Care and Education Workforce // Gender Equity // Legislative Session // Racial Equity // Reproductive health // Tax reform

2021 Legislative Session A Win for Women on Many Fronts

// June 21, 2021

WFCO lobbyist Jennifer Miles summed up the 2021 Colorado General Assembly with one thought: “This was quite a session.”

Women + Income = Women Thriving
Announcements // Grantmaking // Strategic Framework // WINcome

Women + Income = WINcome

// June 10, 2021

WFCO announces WINcome, a new grantmaking program that promotes gender, racial, and economic equity through flexible and holistic resources such as cash assistance.

If I see something, I will say something. I will do something.
Board of Trustees // Guest Column // Racial Equity

I’m Using My White Privilege to Speak Up Against Racism

// May 11, 2021

Guest blog: We cannot expect Black women and women of color to navigate the path to racial equity alone.

Happy Mother's Day from all of us at WFCO
Mother's Day // WFCO Staff

We See You, Super Moms!

// May 9, 2021

This Mother’s day, all of us at The Women’s Foundation of Colorado honor, appreciate, and recognize all mothers – and those who play the role of mothers, caretakers, and guardians – and all their superpowers.

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