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Eunice Kim and Julia Doria stand in front of podium
Power of Extended Philanthropy // Women Will // Women's Philanthropy

PEP Member Cites Women Mentors As Philanthropic Inspiration

// August 27, 2020

Eunice’s passion in supporting women was shaped by her belief in equal opportunity and the power of women mentors.

Kim and two people smile at camera at WFCO Annual Luncheon event
Black Philanthropy // Donor Stories // Gender Equity // Racial Equity

Black Philanthropy Month Donor Profile: Kim Desmond

// August 17, 2020

WFCO Trustee Kim Desmond joined the board to put a new face to philanthropy and undo the practice of putting an economic marker to it.

two women, including Rose Andom, sitting in chairs smiling
Women Entrepreneurs // Women's Philanthropy

Black Philanthropy Month Donor Profile: Rose Andom

// August 7, 2020

Rose generously made a gift to WFCO that will match every dollar donated up to $50,000 at our Annual Luncheon.

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Announcements // COVID-19

WFCO Makes 42 More Grants from Relief Fund

// July 14, 2020

WFCO made 42 additional grants in June and July 2020 from our Women and Families of CO Relief Fund.

Young Black woman smiles and hugs an older Black woman.
Chat4Change // Community // Economic Self-Sufficiency

Chat4Change Recap: Eliminating Ageism Through Policies, Programs, Perspectives

// July 13, 2020

Older women are more likely to experience the negative impacts of aging. What is Colorado doing about it?

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Child Care

2020 Legislative Results Through WFCO’s Lens

// June 25, 2020

Important progress was made in early care and education, paid sick leave, and law enforcement integrity.

WIIGC awardees, Sistahbiz and The Village Institute
Announcements // Giving Circles // Women Entrepreneurs

Groundbreaking Giving Circle Invests in Two Women Entrepreneurs

// June 22, 2020

The Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle (WIIGC) expanded funding opportunities for women entrepreneurs when it selected Sistahbiz and The Village Institute for investment.

Head and shoulder of an African American woman stretching.
COVID-19 // Racial Equity

An Interview With the Center for African-American Health

// June 17, 2020

Institutionalized racism is the systemic reason or root cause that African Americans are being harder hit with deaths from COVID-19.

WFCO Commitment to Ending Racism
Announcements // Civil Rights // Lauren Y. Casteel // Statement

Our Commitment to Ending Racism

// June 2, 2020

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado is committed to working for a world where simply waking up in the morning is not a cause for fear or ancient tears because of the color of one’s skin.

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Uncategorized

Soar, Eagles, Soar! A Message for All Graduates

// May 27, 2020

This month, our president and CEO, Lauren Y. Casteel, delivered the virtual commencement speech for Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley-Edwards.

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