Women Thriving. Colorado Rising.

Our Mission

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

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DID YOU KNOW?

Approximately

290,000

Colorado women only earn a minimum wage, which is $21,216 annually.

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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

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The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog
Tell Your Senator: Support Child Care
Immediate Action Needed for Equal Pay, Child Care Tax Credit!

Access to high-quality, affordable child care is essential to economic security for Colorado women and their families. Contact your senator today to request their support for continued investment in child care in our state.


The post Tell Your Senator: Support Child Care appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Tuesday, April 24, 2018 12:26:57 PM

Seeking Storytellers
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Are you a natural storyteller? If so, The Women's Foundation of Colorado wants to hear from you.


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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:23:33 AM

Speak Up for Equal Pay
Immediate Action Needed for Equal Pay, Child Care Tax Credit!

Contact your representative today if you want equal pay! Tell your representatives to support the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.


The post Speak Up for Equal Pay appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:39:24 AM

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