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Busting five common myths about cash assistance with an image of a magnifying glass.
Cash Assistance // Grantmaking // WINcome

Busting 5 Common Myths About Cash Assistance

// August 30, 2023

The common narrative around cash assistance is often inaccurate and incomplete. Let’s address some of the most pervasive misconceptions.

Profile in Philanthropy with headshot of Danielle Shoots
Black Philanthropy // Board of Trustees // Philanthropy

Profile In Philanthropy: Danielle Shoots, WFCO Trustee

// August 21, 2023

Trustee Danielle Shoots will interview special guest Sallie Krawcheck at the 2023 Annual Luncheon.

A group of Black women smile at the camera holding wrapped gifts for the holidays.
Black Philanthropy // Giving Circles // Philanthropy

Black Philanthropy Month: A WFCO Staff Member’s Journey In Philanthropy

// August 18, 2023

A perspective on Black Philanthropy Month from WFCO Executive & Board Coordinator

Affirmative Action // Education // Lauren Y. Casteel // Racial Equity

Letter From Lauren: Affirmative Action Decision Unravels Equity

// June 26, 2023

We believe that to achieve equity, systemic interventions that promote fair outcomes and close gaps to opportunity are required.

Two women stand in front of a wall with paper flower cutouts.
Grantmaking // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Investing In Women of Color Is An Investment In Our Entire Communities

// June 14, 2023

Women & Girls of Color Fund fills a gap for women of color leaders, but more resources are needed.

Photo of a women and three girls overlooking a mountain range. Courtesy of Construyendo
Announcements // Grantmaking // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Meet 18 Leaders Creating a Liberated Future Across Rural Colorado

// June 13, 2023

Introducing 18 Inspirational Women & Nonbinary Executive Directors of Color from Across Rural Colorado

WINcome logo with group photo of the women from The Senior Hub
Grantmaking // WINcome

WINcome Grantmaking Year One Results

// June 7, 2023

Our WINcome grantmaking program benefited 1,600 Colorado women and more than 15,000 of their family members.

AAPI // Women's Equality

10 AAPI Women Who are Champions of Change

// May 19, 2023

In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, read about 10 women creating change through their leadership, activism, and artistry.

2023 Legislative Outcomes with a list of three bills - Ensure Equal Pay for Equal Work, Diaper Distribution Program, and Earned Income and Child Tax Credits
Abortion Care // Basic Needs // Equal Pay // Legislative Session // Tax reform

2023 Legislative Session: Some Progress to Celebrate, But Opportunities Remain

// May 11, 2023

WFCO’s top three priorities that we allocated lobbying resources to were passed. But overall, Colorado could have done better for women.

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