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The only statewide, community-funded foundation protecting the progress and advancing gender, racial, and economic equity for all Colorado women.

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2024 Annual Luncheon banner "Visions of Equity" with headshots of artist, Jordan Casteel and author, Kali Fajardo-Astine

Two Colorado Women, One Vision of Equity!

Save your spot at The Women’s Foundation of Colorado’s Annual Luncheon on Friday, September 27 for a special program featuring two internationally renowned women – both Colorado-born and raised.

Artist Jordan Casteel and author Kali Fajardo-Anstine pursue their visions of equity through their acclaimed work. They are building a future where women of every background and identity thrive – one brush stroke and word at a time.

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Construyendo Poder

Construyendo, a 2023 Women & Girls of Color Fund rural grantee, helps the Latinx community in Durango develop skills and confidence to improve their health, strengthen their community, and promote economic mobilty. Learn more about Construyendo and its founder, Wendolyne. 

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Our Impact

 26.2M

More than 95,000 gifts from individuals and organizations have been made to support our essential statewide work and we’ve granted more than $26.2 million as a result of our donors.

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We celebrate the 21 successful bills that we supported in the 2023 legislative session. Key wins for women included ensuring equal pay, continuation of the diaper distrubution program, and an EITC and child tax credit expansion.

 2.85M

Our goal is gender, racial, and economic equity. Our work, through our public policy and civic initiatives, impacts all 2.85 million women and girls throughout the state.

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What Makes Us Unique

We are the only statewide, community-funded foundation protecting the progress and advancing gender, racial, and economic equity for all Colorado women with a commitment to those facing the steepest barriers on the basis of their background and identity.

Unlike private foundations, it is only through financial contributions of individuals, families, funders, and businesses that our work is possible. Find out the different ways you can support The Women’s Foundation of Colorado today.

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gender-INCLUSIVE Resources

See our curated list of of books, articles, and other resources to guide you in learning more about gender and gender identity, allyship, language, and more. 

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Anti-Racism Resources 

We've curated a list of books, movies, podcasts, and other resources to guide you in learning more about anti-racism, racial justice, and being an ally for people of color.

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Vice President of Programs Celebrates 10 Years at WFCO

Louise's impact and commitment to gender, racial, and economic equity is felt across our Foundation and community every day.


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Thursday, June 13, 2024 2:42:07 PM

50 Years After Denver’s First Pride, Freedom Remains Fragile

Over the last century, civil rights, women’s rights, workers’ rights, and LGBTQ+ rights became shining hallmarks of collective freedom, but freedom is fragile.


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Wednesday, June 5, 2024 4:08:49 PM

2024 Legislative Session Highlights
2024 Legislative Outcomes" with a woman speaking at a podium. Three legislative outcomes listed with checkmarks: HB 24-1223, HB24-1288, and HB24-1311. Image of a government building dome in the background

The policies passed the 2024 legislative session will significantly impact women and their families' financial futures.


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