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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 2018, WFCO awarded 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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Supporting Working Mothers from Immigrant Backgrounds
Six women stand with their children

Grantee Spotlight: OneMorgan focuses on helping working mothers from immigrant backgrounds acquire degrees that will lead to professional advancement and economic security.


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Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:39:11 PM

2019 Legislative Results: A Win for Women in the Workplace
equal pay

The 2019 Colorado Legislative Session will be remembered for the traction made for women in the workplace.


The post 2019 Legislative Results: A Win for Women in the Workplace appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, May 08, 2019 12:16:03 PM

It’s Our One-Year Blog-iversary
Photos from Year 1 of our blog

It's been one year since we launched a new blog to share the diverse stories of women who make up our community.


The post It’s Our One-Year Blog-iversary appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Monday, April 08, 2019 2:17:16 PM

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