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Women and Girls of Color Fund Rural Grantees Collage
Grantee Spotlight // Impact // Racial Equity // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Meet Our First Rural Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantees

// March 17, 2021

We’re granting $192,000 in general operating support to 12 rural, BIPOC-led initiatives focused on building the economic power of women and girls of color.

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Announcements // Board of Trustees // Northern Colorado

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado Welcomes Five New Trustees

// March 17, 2021

Our new class of trustees has a rich legacy in supporting diverse Colorado communities and strengthening the philanthropic sector.

photos of 9 diverse women with the words Colorado women who inspire
Announcements // International Women's Day // Women's Equality // Women's Philanthropy

International Women’s Day: Colorado Women Who Inspire Us

// March 8, 2021

On International Women’s Day, we needed to look no further than our own backyard to find women doing extraordinary things for their communities in the time of COVID-19.

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Early Care and Education Workforce // Public Policy Advocacy // Reproductive health

WFCO Lobbyist Previews 2021 Legislative Session

// February 16, 2021

From diapering essentials to Medicaid expansion, WFCO aims to meet women’s immediate needs during the pandemic while rebuilding equitable systems.

a graphic that says employees and jobseekers: Make Colorado's new equal pay for equal work act work for you.
Equal Pay // Gender Equity // Women's Equality

5 Things to Know About CO’s New Law that Helps Close the Wage Gap

// February 8, 2021

5 things employees and job seekers need to know about salary negotiations, job postings, job interviews, job promotions, and wage transparency.

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Donor Stories // Donor-Advised Fund // Impact Investing // Philanthropy // Women's Philanthropy

Sisters Open Giving Fund Focused on Racial, Climate Justice

// December 15, 2020

Sisters Hazel and Lily Shapiro opened a giving fund at WFCO to create change at the intersection of racial and climate justice.

mother and daughter
Colorado Springs // COVID-19 // Domestic Violence // Single Moms // Success Stories

Elena’s Story of Resilience, Resolve, and Relentlessness

// December 9, 2020

Mary’s Home is one of 102 organizations that received a WFCO Relief Fund grant. Read how Elena is moving forward with help from Mary’s Home and WFCO.

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COVID-19

99,000+ Women and Families Helped by WFCO COVID Response

// December 1, 2020

A new report that details how the WFCO Relief Fund helped Colorado women and their families through this unprecedented “she-cession.”

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Natasha’s Story of Resilience

// November 24, 2020

In 2019, 40 women participated in Steps 2 Success, an alumni program by CWEE. One of these women is Natasha.

Women & Girls of Color Fund advisory council
Announcements // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Introducing Our Women & Girls of Color Fund Advisory Council & Timeline

// November 10, 2020

Meet the remarkable people who will lead the Women & Girls of Color Fund and learn more about our 2021 rural and Front Range grantmaking process.

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