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An Asian woman stands in front of a truck and a table full of fresh vegetables
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. 

An Asian American woman holds an award and stands between two Black women
Guest Column // Racial Equity // Women's Equality

Understanding Intersectionality and Supporting Asian Americans

// May 11, 2022

Why I both celebrate my own intersectionality and work to eliminate the inequities experienced by others.

Headline Gender-Lens Investment Strategies Announcement"
Gender Equity // Impact Investing // Racial Equity

WFCO’s Investable Assets 100% Gender-Lens Invested by 2023

// April 20, 2022

By December 31, 2023, The Women’s Foundation of Colorado will offer donors something that no other community foundation in Colorado can claim.

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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Gender Equity // Racial Equity // Women's Equality

A Q&A With Colorado’s First Latina State Historian

// September 16, 2021

Nicki Gonzales is a Denver native and Colorado’s first Latina State Historian. She aims to elevate the stories and histories of marginalized populations.

graph of wages for women of different races
Equal Pay // Gender Equity // Guest Column // Native Women // Racial Equity // Women's Equality

251 Days Into The Year, Today Is Native Women’s Equal Pay Day

// September 8, 2021

Guest blog by Marisa Page, she/her, Pawnee/Ponca/Comanche. Marisa is a citizen of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and descends from the Ponca and Comanche tribes.

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.

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.

2021 Legislative Wrap-Up
Child Care // Early Care and Education Workforce // Gender Equity // Legislative Session // Racial Equity // Reproductive health // Tax reform

2021 Legislative Session A Win for Women on Many Fronts

// June 21, 2021

WFCO lobbyist Jennifer Miles summed up the 2021 Colorado General Assembly with one thought: “This was quite a session.”

If I see something, I will say something. I will do something.
Board of Trustees // Guest Column // Racial Equity

I’m Using My White Privilege to Speak Up Against Racism

// May 11, 2021

Guest blog: We cannot expect Black women and women of color to navigate the path to racial equity alone.

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