Women Thriving. Colorado Rising.

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

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Help us stock the shelves with the essential items needed for women to enter, and remain, on the pathway to economic security. WFCO is Relevant, Relentless, and Resourceful in meeting the needs of women today, tomorrow, and for generations to come! Invest in Colorado women today!

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Who is WFCO?

Who is The Women’s Foundation of Colorado? Why do we exist? What exactly do we do to advance Colorado women and their families and what makes us different? If you’ve asked any of these questions before, this video will explain everything about our unique community foundation. We encourage you to share it!

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Our Impact

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WFCO has made over 100 grants from our WFCO Relief Fund to help women & families across the state meet basic needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Three of our key legistlative bills were passed in the 2020 legislative session. Progress was made in early care & education, paid sick leave, & law enforcement integrity.

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Our work, through our public policy and civic initiatives, impacts all 2.8 million women throughout the state.

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Women & Girls of Color Fund Application Update

Rural grantee partners of the first cycle of the Women & Girls of Color Fund were announced in March 2021. Read all about them here

In July, Front Range and statewide organizations will be invited to apply for funding as part of the second cycle, with grants awarded by the end of September 2021.

Learn more about our funding priorities, read our FAQs, and more!

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COVID-19 Resources

To ensure better outcomes for our community at large during this unprecedented time, WFCO will continue to update our community resource list to assist women and their families, nonprofits, and small businesses who may need assistance at this time. See the list.

WFCO staff is working hard for our community while we currently work from home. Read the latest on our business operations, events, supporting our grantees, and more. Read the latest.

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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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Free Education as a Birthright for Black Coloradans
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Guest Blog: The Free Lifetime Education Initiative for Black Coloradans would help achieve sustainable racial and economic equity.


The post Free Education as a Birthright for Black Coloradans appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:36:33 AM

Meet Our First Rural Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantees
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We're granting $192,000 in general operating support to 12 rural, BIPOC-led initiatives focused on building the economic power of women and girls of color.


The post Meet Our First Rural Women & Girls of Color Fund Grantees appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, March 17, 2021 4:16:44 AM

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado Welcomes Five New Trustees
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Our new class of trustees has a rich legacy in supporting diverse Colorado communities and strengthening the philanthropic sector.


The post The Women’s Foundation of Colorado Welcomes Five New Trustees appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:21:11 AM

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