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Women & Girls of Color Fund Rural Grantee images
Gender Equity // Grantee Spotlight // 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.

Women and Girls of Color Fund Rural Grantees Collage
Grantee Spotlight // 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.

women and sustainability photo collage
Gender Equity // Impact // Impact Investing // Women's Equality

Investing in Women, Investing in the Environment: Not Necessarily Two Different Things

// April 20, 2020

At a moment when climate change is one of the biggest issues humans face, investing in women may be the answer for creating long-term environmental sustainability.

Laciey and her boss Joseph
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.

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.

Your Community. Your Philanthropy. Your Impact
Annual Report // Community // Impact // Lauren Y. Casteel // Philanthropy // Statement // Women's Philanthropy

Your Community. Your Philanthropy. Your Impact.

// October 29, 2019

We look in the rearview mirror at Fiscal Year 2018-19 with gratitude and a sense of accomplishment.

Equal Pay for Equal Work Act Bill Signing
Equal Pay // Impact

It’s the Law: Equal Pay for Equal Work

// May 22, 2019

On May 22, 2019, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed the “Equal Pay for Equal Work Act” into law at The Women’s Foundation of Colorado.

Self-Sufficiency Standard in El Paso county
Colorado Springs // Impact // Research

Boosting Opportunity for Women in Colorado Springs

// February 5, 2019

Colorado Springs has one of the nation’s hottest job markets, but not enough women benefit.

Francesca's Story
Grantee Spotlight // Impact // Single Moms // Success Stories

Francesca’s Story

// October 8, 2018

Only a few years ago, Francesca could not make ends meet for herself and her daughter. Today they are thriving.

Women in IT program Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Grantee Spotlight // Impact // Single Moms

Training Women in IT

// September 12, 2018

Colorado is one of the nation’s top destinations for information technology jobs. The Women’s Tech Training Program is growing the pipeline of women in IT.

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