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Black Philanthropy Donor Stories Gender Equity Racial Equity

Black Philanthropy Month Donor Profile: Kim Desmond

// August 17, 2020

WFCO Trustee Kim Desmond joined the board to put a new face to philanthropy and undo the practice of putting an economic marker to it.

members of Denver's first all Black women's giving circle
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Black Philanthropy Month: SPIN, A Black Women’s Giving Circle

// August 14, 2020

Guest Blog: SPIN enables the charitable activities of individual African-American women to be a powerful philanthropic collective within and outside of our communities.

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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.

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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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Guest Column

Women Leaders Absolutely Rock During Times of Crisis

// July 24, 2020

Guest Blog: Words of wisdom I’ve received from women who lift me and so many others in our community.

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Guest Column Racial Equity Women & Girls of Color Fund

Learning from Our History: Investing in Women and Girls of Color

// July 22, 2020

Whether we’d like to believe it or not, modern philanthropy is rooted in systemic racism. The Women’s Foundation of Colorado is committed to changing that by invest in the leadership of women of color.

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Announcements COVID-19

WFCO Makes 42 More Grants from Relief Fund

// July 14, 2020

WFCO made 42 additional grants in June and July 2020 from our Women and Families of CO Relief Fund.

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Chat4Change Recap: Eliminating Ageism Through Policies, Programs, Perspectives

// July 13, 2020

Older women are more likely to experience the negative impacts of aging. What is Colorado doing about it?

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Child Care

2020 Legislative Results Through WFCO’s Lens

// June 25, 2020

Important progress was made in early care and education, paid sick leave, and law enforcement integrity.

WIIGC awardees, Sistahbiz and The Village Institute
Announcements Giving Circles Women Entrepreneurs

Groundbreaking Giving Circle Invests in Two Women Entrepreneurs

// June 22, 2020

The Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle (WIIGC) expanded funding opportunities for women entrepreneurs when it selected Sistahbiz and The Village Institute for investment.

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