Women Thriving. Colorado Rising.

Our Mission

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

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Come together with WFCO and 3,000 other champions for women’s advancement and help raise critical funds to create change for Colorado women and their 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

Our Blog

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Earning A Livable Wage in Boulder
Angie at home

After nearly two decades as a stay-at-home mom raising her oldest children, Angie was unable to find a job where she could earn a livable wage.


The post Earning A Livable Wage in Boulder appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, July 18, 2018 8:47:53 AM

Meet Our Communications Intern

In this blog post, we interview Rebecca Alfaro, communications intern, graduate student, feminist activist, and future United Nations leader.


The post Meet Our Communications Intern appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Thursday, July 12, 2018 10:13:28 AM

Meet Our Summer LEE Fellow

In this blog post, we interview Samantha Josey-Borden, WFCO fellow, researcher, gender equity advocate, and aspiring traveler.


The post Meet Our Summer LEE Fellow appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, July 11, 2018 10:40:31 AM

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