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The Latest from SPIN: New Co-Leads, A Holiday Party, & More

// December 14, 2023

SPIN, a Black women’s giving circle held at WFCO, toasts new co-leads, Shayla Richard and Tanara Landor.

Profile in Philanthropy with headshot of Power of Extended Philanthropy (PEP) member, Nneka Mcphee
Donor Stories // Giving Circles // Philanthropy // Power of Extended Philanthropy // Profiles in Philanthropy // Women's Philanthropy

Profile in Philanthropy: Nneka McPhee, Power of Extended Philanthropy (PEP)

// October 13, 2023

Meet Nneka McPhee, Power of Extended Philanthropy (PEP) Member and Chief of Staff & Strategic Initiatives at Americans for Ben-Gurion University

2023 Fall Grantee Partner and Giving Circle Roundup with collage of Grantee/Giving Circle photos
Giving Circles // Grantee Roundup // Grantee Spotlight // WINcome // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Grantee Partner & Giving Circle Roundup – Fall 2023

// October 11, 2023

Catch up on the latest from our giving circles as well as our WINcome and Women & Girls of Color Fund grantee partners.

A group of Black women smile at the camera holding wrapped gifts for the holidays.
Black Philanthropy // Giving Circles // Philanthropy

Black Philanthropy Month: A WFCO Staff Member’s Journey In Philanthropy

// August 18, 2023

A perspective on Black Philanthropy Month from WFCO Executive & Board Coordinator

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Giving Circles // Impact Investing // Women Entrepreneurs // Women's Equality

Call for Members: The Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle

// January 18, 2023

WFCO is seeking members to participate in the third investment cycle of the Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle.

A group of 18 Black women seated and standing smile
Black Philanthropy // Giving Circles // Grantmaking // Philanthropy // Women's Philanthropy

Reflections of Love: A Journey in Black Philanthropy

// August 31, 2022

Guest Blog: As the co-founder of SPIN and a new business owner, I understand the duality of being both a giver and receiver of philanthropy.

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Announcements // Giving Circles // Impact Investing // Social Ventures

Three Social Ventures Selected for Funding by Giving Circle

// June 21, 2021

Three women-led social ventures will receive investment funding from WFCO’s Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle (WIIGC) totaling $125,000.

members of Denver's first all Black women's giving circle
Black Philanthropy // Giving Circles // Guest Column // Women's Philanthropy

Black Philanthropy Month: SPIN, A Black Women’s Giving Circle

// August 14, 2020

Guest Blog: SPIN enables the charitable activities of individual African-American women to be a powerful philanthropic collective within and outside of our communities.

WIIGC awardees, Sistahbiz and The Village Institute
Announcements // Giving Circles // Impact Investing // 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.

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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