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The only statewide, community-funded foundation protecting the progress and advancing gender, racial, and economic equity for all Colorado women.

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Follow The Progress of The 2024 Legislative Session with WFCO

This legislative session we’re excited to share a new advocacy tool that features real-time legislative tracking alerts and a platform to take action directly from our website. You can also sign up to follow our bills through the House and Senate as they are introduced. Follow our progress and take action with us this session.

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GRANTEE SPOTLIGHT

 

Construyendo Poder

Construyendo, a 2023 Women & Girls of Color Fund rural grantee, helps the Latinx community in Durango develop skills and confidence to improve their health, strengthen their community, and promote economic mobilty. Learn more about Construyendo and its founder, Wendolyne. 

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Our Impact

 26.2M

More than 95,000 gifts from individuals and organizations have been made to support our essential statewide work and we’ve granted more than $26.2 million as a result of our donors.

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We celebrate the 21 successful bills that we supported in the 2023 legislative session. Key wins for women included ensuring equal pay, continuation of the diaper distrubution program, and an EITC and child tax credit expansion.

 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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What Makes Us Unique

We are the only statewide, community-funded foundation protecting the progress and advancing gender, racial, and economic equity for all Colorado women with a commitment to those facing the steepest barriers on the basis of their background and identity.

Unlike private foundations, it is only through financial contributions of individuals, families, funders, and businesses that our work is possible. Find out the different ways you can support The Women’s Foundation of Colorado today.

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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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17 Grantee Partners Demonstrate Benefits of Cash Assistance Entering Year 3
Text: The Women's Foundation of Colorado WINcome Year 3 Grantees: Logos - 9to5, Action Is Safer, Alianza NORCO, The Bell Policy Center, CCLP, Community Center for Wealth Building, Centro, Colorado Fiscal Institute, CHIC, Clayton Early Learning, Colorado Children's Campaign, CWEE, Denver Indian Resource Center, Full Circle of Lake County, Posada, The Initiative, The Gathering Place

In our third year, WFCO granted over $900,000 to WINcome grant partners working in 36 counties across the state.


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Wednesday, February 28, 2024 12:31:18 PM

What You Need to Know About FAMLI and Equal Pay in 2024

What you need to know about FAMLI and equal pay in 2024.


The post What You Need to Know About FAMLI and Equal Pay in 2024 appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Tuesday, February 13, 2024 11:46:53 AM

What We Read, Watched, and Listened to in 2023
Collage of covers from Books and TV shows we've watched/read in 2023

Continuing our annual tradition, members of our board and staff share what we read, watched, and listened to in 2023 that contributed to our learning and growth.


The post What We Read, Watched, and Listened to in 2023 appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Thursday, January 25, 2024 8:47:28 AM

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