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Announcements // Lauren Y. Casteel // Press release // WFCO Staff

WFCO President & CEO Lauren Y. Casteel to Retire in 2025 

// July 17, 2024

WFCO announces the January 2025 retirement of President & CEO Lauren Y. Casteel, punctuating a 35-year career in philanthropy.

"Profile in Philanthropy" with headshot of Jen Schwem (blonde woman with shoulder-length hair and glasses).
Profiles in Philanthropy // WFCO Staff

Profile in Philanthropy: Jen Schwem, Database Administrator

// July 16, 2024

Meet Jen Schwem, our new Database Administrator. Learn more about her unique journey, personal insights, and the causes she champions.

Profiles in Philanthropy // Public Policy Advocacy // WFCO Staff

Advancing Gender, Racial, & Economic Equity for 10 Years

// June 27, 2024

Alison Friedman Phillips’ commitment to social justice and fairness in philanthropy shines throughout our Foundation every day.

Profiles in Philanthropy // WFCO Staff

Vice President of Programs Celebrates 10 Years at WFCO

// June 13, 2024

Louise’s impact and commitment to gender, racial, and economic equity is felt across our Foundation and community every day.

2024 Legislative Outcomes" with a woman speaking at a podium. Three legislative outcomes listed with checkmarks: HB 24-1223, HB24-1288, and HB24-1311. Image of a government building dome in the background
Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy

2024 Legislative Session Highlights

// May 15, 2024

The policies passed the 2024 legislative session will significantly impact women and their families’ financial futures.

Sadé Cooper, a Black woman in a pink blazer, leans against a pillar next to the sign, CHIC.
Grantee Spotlight // Public Policy Advocacy // Racial Equity // WINcome // Women & Girls of Color Fund

WFCO Grantee Seeks Justice for Black Coloradans

// May 8, 2024

Sadé Cooper of CHIC never expected to make history, but it was necessary for her to drive systemic changes for Black Coloradans.

Photo collage of Annual Luncheon speakers over the years
Annual Luncheon

Delve into 30 Years of Annual Luncheon Speakers & Special Guests

// April 8, 2024

Dive into our impressive roster of Annual Luncheon guests from the last three decades including athletes, activists, and more.

Headshots of eight women and one man under the text 2024 New Trustees
Announcements // Board of Trustees

Nine New Trustees Join WFCO Board

// April 3, 2024

Nine new trustees strengthen WFCO’s community impact through their expertise in board governance, public policy, finance, fundraising, and operations.

Tania Zeigler, board of trustees
Board of Trustees // Donor Stories // Donor-Advised Fund // Profiles in Philanthropy

Profile In Philanthropy: Tania Zeigler, Chair of the Board

// April 2, 2024

Tania Zeigler became WFCO board chair on April 1, 2023 and will complete her two-year term as chair on March 31, 2025.

Board of Trustees // Profiles in Philanthropy

Profile in Philanthropy: Mary Ann Littler, Vice Chair

// April 1, 2024

Mary Ann Littler of Arvada joined the WFCO board of trustees in 2023 and became vice chair on April 1, 2024.

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