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

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2019 Annual Luncheon special guests: Noor Tagouri and Maysoon Zayid

2019 Annual Luncheon

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In a new TED Talk-style format and joint interview, WFCO’s 2019 Annual Luncheon on October 11 will spotlight two dynamic women whose poignant storytelling captivates, motivates, and connects diverse communities.

Their inclusive heartfelt and humorous stories will inspire and ignite a shared commitment to The Foundation’s vision of a future where women and girls of every background and identity prosper.

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SUCCESS STORIES

Francesca's Story

Just a few years ago, Francesca, a single mom solely supporting her mother and daughter, could not make ends meet. She knew she needed help to break the cycle of poverty and create a better future for herself and her daughter.

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Our Impact

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In January 2019, WFCO renewed grants to 23 nonprofit organizations statewide working to advance and accelerate economic security for women.

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We supported 16 bills that passed during the 2019 legislative session, including the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

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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

Kathleen and Mike Beatty know the power of philanthropy to advance change for women and their families. “When you help women, you’re helping generation after generation develop and grow. It’s not just a short-term gain: it’s a long-term purpose," said Mike.

That's why they started a donor-advised fund at The Women's Foundation of Colorado. In addition to investing in women and girls, they are passionate about education, finding a cure for cystic fibrosis, and creating a philanthropic legacy with their family. “We want our giving to be more strategic, and this gives us a great opportunity to do that. And we want our daughters to become heavily involved in philanthropy," explained Kathleen.

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An Untold Story: The Economic Status of Women With Disabilities
Woman in wheelchair writes on whiteboard

When it comes to economic security, among the most overlooked and undercounted populations is women with disabilities.


The post An Untold Story: The Economic Status of Women With Disabilities appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Monday, August 12, 2019 11:14:07 AM

It Makes Good (Business) Sense to Invest in Women
Businesses that invest in women do better financially.

Companies that invest in women, and that have higher proportions of women in decision-making groups, tend to perform better financially, have lower risk, and be more resilient.


The post It Makes Good (Business) Sense to Invest in Women appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:12:10 PM

WFCO Team Grows By Three
Three new employees have joined WFCO.

WFCO adds three new staff members as part of our commitment to grow our statewide presence.


The post WFCO Team Grows By Three appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Monday, June 24, 2019 2:19:17 PM

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