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WAGES grantee partners
Announcements // Grantee Spotlight // Public Policy Advocacy

WFCO Renews Funding for 23 Grantee Partners

// February 1, 2020

WFCO renewed funding for a third year for the 23 grantees that make up its WAGES (Women Achieving Greater Economic Security) cohort.

Immediate Action Needed! Take Action for Equal Pay, Child Care Tax Credit!
Action Alert // Early Care and Education Workforce // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy

Action Alert: Bolster Colorado’s Early Care and Education Workforce

// January 30, 2020

Please contact your representative today and help WFCO bolster the early care and education (ECE) workforce, because we all depend on someone who depends on affordable, accessible, and high-quality child care.

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Public Policy Advocacy

Improving Colorado’s Tax & Budget Policies

// January 30, 2020

WFCO works with our partners to improve Colorado’s tax and budget policies to allow for sufficient resources to be dedicated to improving economic security for Colorado women and their families.

2020 Letter from Lauren banner
Announcements // Lauren Y. Casteel

2020: A Movement of Lift

// January 24, 2020

This new year will offer so many powerful chances to create moments, that collectively, we can build a movement of lift for women. Join the movement with WFCO and find your lift.

Three photos that represent a woman in nature, a female scientist, and a woman learning to weave.
Announcements // Giving Circles // Women's Philanthropy

WFCO Giving Circle Grants Totaled $119,000 in 2019

// January 15, 2020

WFCO giving circles funded 13 diverse organizations in 2019 with grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 and spanning to serve women from Denver to Africa.

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Gender Equity // Women's Equality // Women's Philanthropy

What We Read, Watched, and Listened to in 2019

// December 17, 2019

WFCO staff is pleased to share our top recommendations on what to read, watch, and listen to before 2019 is over.

Two women - Patti and Conne - sit together on a bench
Donor Stories // Donor-Advised Fund // Philanthropy // Women's Equality // Women's Philanthropy

Guided by A Fierce Commitment to Women’s Equality

// December 12, 2019

WFCO’s gender-lens portfolio motivated Patti and Connie to open a donor-advised fund.

Woman at desk with books open
Pueblo // Single Moms // Success Stories

Patty’s Story: A Newly Single Mom Says Her Children Make Her Brave

// December 5, 2019

By 25 years old, Patty was married with children. But things didn’t turn out the way she expected. She had to learn to thrive as a single mom.

A woman measures a piece of wood.
Economic Self-Sufficiency // Success Stories

Adrianette’s Story: Gaining Self-Worth and Economic Self-Sufficiency

// December 3, 2019

Adrianette gained self-worth and is on the path to economic self-sufficiency through job training offered by CHIC Denver.

What We're Grateful For
Community // Impact // Lauren Y. Casteel // Philanthropy // WFCO Staff

Thanksgiving 2019: What We’re Grateful For

// November 26, 2019

During this season of gratitude, our staff shares why we’re thankful, today and everyday of the year, to be part of WFCO.

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