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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.

Programs team at the Capitol
Impact // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy

What I Learned from Lobby Day

// May 23, 2018

At 6:45 on the morning of March 15, 2018, The Women’s Foundation team met outside the golden doors of the Capitol’s visitors’ entrance. As the sun began to rise, so did our excitement.

list of progress made and progress missed
Child Care // Equal Pay // Family Leave // Impact // Legislative Session // Public Policy Advocacy

2018 Legislative Session Outcomes

// May 16, 2018

In the 2018 legislative session, Colorado hit some high notes for women in the workplace but missed several key opportunities to foster their economic security.

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