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Gender Equity // Racial Equity // Women's Equality

A Q&A With Colorado’s First Latina State Historian

// September 16, 2021

Nicki Gonzales is a Denver native and Colorado’s first Latina State Historian. She aims to elevate the stories and histories of marginalized populations.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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Child Care // COVID-19 // Early Care and Education Workforce // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy

An Inside Look at Child Care Needs in Colorado

// May 8, 2021

We recently sat down with Clayton Early Learning to dive deeper into the issues facing the early care and education sector in Colorado.

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Action Alert // Child Care // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy // Tax reform

WFCO Supports 20+ Bills During Legislative Session

// May 7, 2021

With only weeks to go in Colorado’s 2021 legislative session, WFCO anticipates a frenzy of activity and opportunities to advocate for Colorado women.

Announcements // Racial Equity // Statement

Statement from Our Board

// April 20, 2021

Black women and women of color cannot carry the burden of transformation alone.

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