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

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We have had enough. 2021 Appeal Cover with photos of diverse women's faces

We have had enough.

Have you?

It's expected women will do too much with too little. We always have. We always do. But we've had enough of women "making a way out of no way." Have you had enough, too? This giving season we are challenging everyone to give more than the minimum of enough.

Together, we can do better than enough. Help us meet the current and emerging needs of Colorado women. 

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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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21 of 22 bills we supported passed this year. Progress was made in early care & education, maternal healthcare, access to tax credits, and more.

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Our work, through our public policy and civic initiatives, impacts all 2.85 million women and girls throughout the state.

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Our Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Annual Report

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado has had enough of women making a way out of no way. We challenge all of us as individuals, businesses, foundations, and government to give more than the minimum of enough for women. In Lauren’s words, we call for hope through abundance for the long haul because we all benefit.
 
Read how, together with our community, we are working relentlessly so that Colorado women have more than just the minimum of “enough.”

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gender expansive 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. 

Visit Our Gender Expansive Resources Page 

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.

Visit Our Anti-Racism Resources Page 


 

 

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Reflections on the Inaugural Year of the Women & Girls of Color Fund
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In 2022, we will open two new Women & Girls of Color Fund grantmaking cycles and spend time deepening our relationships with our 2021 grantee partners.


The post Reflections on the Inaugural Year of the Women & Girls of Color Fund appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Friday, January 14, 2022 4:39:47 PM

Letter from Lauren: On MLK, Jr. Day, Condemn Misogynistic & Racist Violence
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In the face of the horrific mass shooting in Denver and Lakewood, let's look for Community, Witnessing, Learning, and Healing in the places we call home.


The post Letter from Lauren: On MLK, Jr. Day, Condemn Misogynistic & Racist Violence appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Friday, January 14, 2022 12:57:54 PM

WFCO Pinpoints 2022 Policy Priorities
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In 2022, WFCO has pinpointed the three legislative areas we will elevate in pursuit of gender, racial, and economic equity.


The post WFCO Pinpoints 2022 Policy Priorities appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, January 12, 2022 4:17:09 AM

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