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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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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. 

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Grantee Spotlight // Grantmaking // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Reflections on the Inaugural Year of the Women & Girls of Color Fund

// January 14, 2022

In 2022, we will open two new Women & Girls of Color Fund grantmaking cycles and spend time deepening our relationships with our 2021 grantee partners.

Women + Income = Women Thriving
Announcements // Gender Equity // Grantee Spotlight // Grantmaking // Press release // Racial Equity // Strategic Framework // WINcome

WFCO Announces 19 WINcome Grantees

// December 2, 2021

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado selected 19 grantee partners through our new community-informed grantmaking strategy, WINcome.

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Announcements // Grantee Spotlight // Grantmaking // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Introducing Our 2021 Front Range Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantees

// September 27, 2021

Twenty-one Front Range initiatives will receive $255,000 in funding from the Women & Girls of Color Fund. Meet our grantee partners.

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Gender Equity // Grantee Spotlight // Grantmaking // Impact // Racial Equity // Women & Girls of Color Fund

The Impact of Three Rural Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantees

// August 25, 2021

Applications closed for the Front Range cycle of the Women & Girls of Color Fund earlier this month. As the advisory council reviews proposals to select our next group of incredible grantees, we look back on the first round of funding in the rural cycle this spring and share some highlights of our partners’ work.

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Grantee Spotlight // Grantmaking // Impact // Racial Equity // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Meet Our First Rural Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantees

// March 17, 2021

We’re granting $192,000 in general operating support to 12 rural, BIPOC-led initiatives focused on building the economic power of women and girls of color.

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Grantee Spotlight // Grantmaking // Impact // Single Moms // Uncategorized

Natasha’s Story of Resilience

// November 24, 2020

In 2019, 40 women participated in Steps 2 Success, an alumni program by CWEE. One of these women is Natasha.

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COVID-19 // Domestic Violence // Grantee Spotlight // Guest Column // Racial Equity

Unseen & Unheard: Domestic Violence in 2020

// October 28, 2020

Guest blog: Angela Ceseña, executive director of Latina SafeHouse, on the financial abuse, digital abuse, and more behaviors that can characterize domestic violence.

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Grantee Spotlight // Impact // Single Moms // Success Stories

Laciey’s Story: The Difference A Year Can Make

// February 25, 2020

Laciey Eidson had no idea how much her life would change in one year. In 2019, her financial future looked bleak as a newly single parent on a part-time real estate income.

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