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Power of Extended Philanthropy // Profiles in Philanthropy // Women's Philanthropy

Profile in Philanthropy: Elsa Holguin, PEP Member and Honorary Trustee

// June 13, 2022

Meet Elsa Holguin, PEP member and honorary trustee. She is the president and CEO of Denver Preschool Program.

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Empowerment Council // Profiles in Philanthropy // Women's Philanthropy

Profile in Philanthropy: Erica Younkin, Empowerment Council

// June 1, 2022

Meet Erica Younkin, a six-year Empowerment Council member. She is the founder of BRANDcrafted Marketing. 

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Grantee Spotlight // Mental health

Making Mental Health Services A Centerpiece of Career Development

// May 31, 2022

As part of working with CHIC, women participate in group sessions and receive up to four individual therapy sessions.

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Donor-Advised Fund // Profiles in Philanthropy // Women's Philanthropy

Profile in Philanthropy: Ranelle Randles, Donor-Advised Fundholder

// May 24, 2022

Ranelle Randles of Boulder holds a donor-advised fund at The Women’s Foundation of Colorado. She is also a community volunteer. 

Legacy Giving // Philanthropy // Planned Giving // Profiles in Philanthropy // Women Will // Women's Philanthropy

Profile in Philanthropy: Women Will Member, Christina Ortiz Bluth

// May 24, 2022

Meet Christina Ortiz, a trustee with The Women’s Foundation of Colorado and member of Women Will.

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Abortion Care // Basic Needs // Child Care // Early Care and Education Workforce // Family Leave // Legislative Session // Paid Family Leave // Public Policy Advocacy

Access to Abortion, Basic Needs Headline 2022 Legislative Session

// May 18, 2022

Two of the “biggest” bills of the 2022 legislative session were supported by The Women’s Foundation of Colorado.

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Basic Needs // Grantee Spotlight // Racial Equity // Social Ventures // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Kaizen Food Rescue Bringing Food Sovereignty to Denver Communities

// May 12, 2022

For Thai Nguyen, food sovereignty is as much a part of her own healing journey as it is for the communities she works in. 

WGCF grantee The Learning Council partners with the Southern Ute Powwow Committee building relations and working together to bring the Powwow back to Delta County
Announcements // Grantmaking // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Increasing Our Investment in Rural Women of Color

// May 9, 2022

Meet the 2022 rural Women & Girls of Color Fund grantees and learn about our increased grantmaking.

WFCO Updated Statement: Access to Reproductive Health Care
Abortion Care // Reproductive health // Statement

WFCO Statement on Access to Reproductive Health Care

// May 5, 2022

We affirm that access to abortion is critical to the achievement of gender, racial, and economic equity.

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Announcements // Board of Trustees

WFCO Announces Eight New Trustees and Board Chair

// March 24, 2022

The trustees represent many diverse backgrounds and identities and strengthen The Foundation’s expertise in board governance, public policy, and fundraising.

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