Women Thriving. Colorado Rising.

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Catalyzing community to advance and accelerate economic opportunities for Colorado women and their families.

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The Womanifesto

The Womanifesto

We are proud to release our first voter handbook — The Womanifesto — to educate community members and policymakers about advancing women’s economic security. It features our top three nonpartisan policy solutions to strengthen Colorado’s economy by improving opportunities for women and families.

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SUCCESS STORIES

Julia's Story: When Women Thrive, We All Rise

Thirty years ago, Julia found herself at a crossroads she never could have imagined. Surviving on welfare and a low-wage job, she had to choose between feeding her family, paying for child care, or putting gas in her car to get to work.

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Our Impact

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In January 2018, WFCO awarded grants to 23 nonprofit organizations statewide working to advance and accelerate economic security for women.

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We advocated for an increased minimum wage and worked with our public policy partners to pass six more bills in 2017 that create more pathways to prosperity for Colorado women.

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Since 2016, 32 women's funds that comprise Prosperity Together have collectively invested $58.4 million into programs advancing women's economic security in the U.S.

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DONOR SPOTLIGHT

Donors Make a Difference

“I hold WFCO in high esteem because it’s so mission-driven and focused. I love the can-do attitude that the founders embedded in the organization, and I am amazed at how ingrained that is with the staff today. There’s no mountain too high or river too wide for The Foundation.”

- Marilyn Taylor, WFCO Honorary Trustee

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Presenting Our New Voter Handbook
WFCO Voter Handbook, The Womanifesto

On National Voter Registration Day WFCO released its nonpartisan voter handbook, The Womanifesto


The post Presenting Our New Voter Handbook appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Tuesday, September 25, 2018 12:00:07 AM

WFCO Celebrates Pivotal Grant
Exciting Announcement $1 million grant

Colorado Health Foundation, one of the nation’s largest health foundations, has awarded WFCO a $1 million grant.


The post WFCO Celebrates Pivotal Grant appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Monday, September 17, 2018 11:30:44 PM

Training Women in IT
Women in IT program Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

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.


The post Training Women in IT appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, September 12, 2018 2:00:58 AM

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