Impact

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.

Lauren and Bree smiling
Impact

Helping Single Moms Succeed

// May 2, 2018

When single moms thrive, they can invest more in their children. Then we all benefit from the full blossoming of two generations’ strengths and gifts.

Immediate Action Needed! Take Action for Equal Pay, Child Care Tax Credit!
Action Alert // Impact // Public Policy Advocacy

Tell Your Senator: Support Child Care

// April 24, 2018

Access to high-quality, affordable child care is essential to economic security for Colorado women and their families. Contact your senator today to request their support for continued investment in child care in our state.

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