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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.

Legacy Giving // Philanthropy // Planned Giving // Profiles in Philanthropy // Women Will // Women's Philanthropy

Profile in Philanthropy: Women Will Member, Christina Ortiz Bluth

// May 24, 2022

Meet Christina Ortiz, a trustee with The Women’s Foundation of Colorado and member of Women Will.

Mission Driven: Letter from Lauren
Community // Impact // Lauren Y. Casteel // Philanthropy // Women's Philanthropy

Letter From Lauren: Maintaining Our Tenacity Requires Your Support

// April 28, 2022

Your Time, Talent, Treasure, Testimony, Ties – and Tenacity – are essential to WFCO and the women and girls in Colorado.

Lauren Y. Casteel speaks on stage at 2021 Annual Luncheon
Annual Luncheon // Annual Report // Lauren Y. Casteel // Philanthropy

Letter from Lauren: I’ve Had Enough. Have You?

// November 18, 2021

“It’s expected women will do too much with too little. We always have. We always do. At what cost?” – Lauren Y. Casteel

100 figures of women with only half of one figure shaded a different color. Graphic says that women and girls of color receive .5% of all philanthropic dollars.
Grantmaking // Guest Column // Philanthropy // Racial Equity // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Moving Philanthropy Toward A More Just And Equitable Future

// August 12, 2021

Guest blog: Through the Women & Girls of Color Fund Advisory Council, I’ve had moving and impactful moments, as well as times of struggle, navigating the liminality between what is and what could be.

a man and two women have arms around each other, each wearing running bibs
Donor Stories // Donor-Advised Fund // Impact Investing // Philanthropy // Racial Equity // Women's Philanthropy

Sisters Open Giving Fund Focused on Racial, Climate Justice

// December 15, 2020

Sisters Hazel and Lily Shapiro opened a giving fund at WFCO to create change at the intersection of racial and climate justice.

Julie Hertzberg joined Empowerment Council when she was managing the dueling expectations of work and motherhood
Empowerment Council // Philanthropy

Empowerment Council Member Reclaims Sense of Self

// September 23, 2020

Among the communities of giving offered by WFCO, Julie Hertzberg found that Empowerment Council (EC) fit her networking needs and passions.

Collage of women of many ages, races, and religions
Community // Philanthropy // Women & Girls of Color Fund

Women & Girls of Color Fund Advisory Council Applications Open

// September 9, 2020

What we’ve heard from the community, where we go from here, and how you can apply to the first Women & Girls of Color Fund advisory council.

a young Black girl smiles in a classroom
Black Philanthropy // Guest Column // Philanthropy // Racial Equity // Women's Philanthropy

Black Philanthropy Month: Investing in Women and Girls of Color

// August 12, 2020

Guest Blog: Women and Girls of Color are most often dismissed and rendered faceless while our consistent support continues to be felt well beyond our own households.

two women, including Rose Andom, sitting in chairs smiling
Black Philanthropy // Philanthropy // Profiles in Philanthropy // Women Entrepreneurs // Women's Philanthropy

Black Philanthropy Month Donor Profile: Rose Andom

// August 7, 2020

Rose generously made a gift to WFCO that will match every dollar donated up to $50,000 at our Annual Luncheon.

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