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The only community foundation in Colorado focused on gender, racial, and economic equity.

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Read Our 2021-2022 Annual Report: Dream Big

Still too often, women and girls defer pursuing their dreams because of gender, racial, and economic barriers. But at The Women’s Foundation, we often see possibilities become realities when our community provides opportunity and resources for the women in our state to thrive. In fiscal year 2021-22, we dreamed big and made big things happen with your support. Read the full report now! 

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GRANTEE SPOTLIGHT

 

Posada of Pueblo

Through our WINcome grantmaking program, we work with partners throughout the state, such as Posada of Pueblo, to help women meet their basic needs and fill in the financial gaps with flexible cash assistance. Hear from Shelby and Desiree about the power of this resource for them and their families.  

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Our Impact

 23.5M

More than 91,000 gifts from individuals and organizations have been made to support our essential statewide work and we’ve granted more than $23.5 million as a result of our donors.

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20 of 20 bills we supported in 2022 passed. Wins for women in 2022 included progress in early childhood education, reproductive health equity, and increased access to period, diaper, and incontience products. 

 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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Follow Our 2023 Legislative Progress

See the bills The Women’s Foundation of Colorado is supporting in 2023 and track their progress throughout the session.

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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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What We Read, Watched, and Listened to in 2022
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If you’re looking for new content to read, watch, or listen to, check out these staff-selected books, podcasts, and movies from 2022.


The post What We Read, Watched, and Listened to in 2022 appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, January 25, 2023 2:29:38 PM

Call for Members: The Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle
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WFCO is seeking members to participate in the third investment cycle of the Women's Impact Investing Giving Circle.


The post Call for Members: The Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, January 18, 2023 12:38:48 PM

FAMLI Premium Payments Begin; It’s a Good Thing!
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In advance of implementation of FAMLI and in alignment with our values, WFCO provided two staff members with paid leave in 2022.


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