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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.

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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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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.

COVID-19 // Early Care and Education Workforce // Legislative Session // Paid Family Leave

Legislature To Return from Recess Due to Pandemic

// May 12, 2020

The legislature is expected to reconvene from its recess due to the pandemic for two to three weeks, beginning on May 18.

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Announcements // COVID-19 // Press release

WFCO Relief Fund Makes Rapid-Response Grants to 66 Organizations

// May 8, 2020

WFCO Relief Fund supports 42 organizations across Colorado serving Colorado women and their families.

What We're Reading, Watching, and Listening to in Quarantine content images
Gender Equity // WFCO Staff // Women's Equality // Women's Philanthropy

What We’re Watching, Reading, and Listening to While at Home

// May 5, 2020

The WFCO staff is pleased to share recommendations of content that we’ve been reading, watching, and listening to while at home during quarantine.

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Women's Equality

The Unequal Impact of Climate Change on Women

// April 20, 2020

Women are disproportionately impacted when it comes to climate change, or other environmental, economic, or social shocks.

WFCO Relief Fund banner
Announcements

WFCO Launches Women and Families of CO Relief Fund for COVID-19 Rapid Response

// April 6, 2020

The purpose of the WFCO Relief Fund is to rapidly and responsively distribute general operating grants to 501(c)(3) and other tax-exempt organizations that address the emergency needs of Colorado women and their families who are most impacted by COVID-19.

2020-2021 Board of Trustees Collage
Announcements

Seven New Trustees Join WFCO Board

// April 1, 2020

Seven New Trustees Join a Diverse Group of Business Leaders, Nonprofit Executives, Diversity and Inclusion Experts, and More.

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