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

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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.

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SUCCESS STORIES

Meet Marcela

Meet Marcela and Samantha from Fort Morgan. With funding from WFCO, Marcela is one of hundreds of women working toward economic advancement in our grantees’ WAGES programs (Women Achieving Greater Economic Security). As she pursues her associate degree, her daughter is also learning in high-quality child care. Two generations, one bright future.

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Our Impact

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In January 2019, WFCO renewed grants to 23 nonprofit organizations statewide working to advance and accelerate economic security for women.

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We supported 16 bills that passed during the 2019 legislative session, including the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

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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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DONOR SPOTLIGHT

Donors Make a Difference

For almost 20 years, Patti Klinge and Connie McArthur held a donor-advised fund at Schwab Charitable. They enjoyed the tax advantage of their charitable contributions and making decisions about their philanthropy over time. Eventually, they spent down the fund, and as Patti completed her term as board chair of The Women’s Foundation in 2018, they opened another. This time, they opened it at WFCO to support their commitment to the advancement of women. WFCO’s gender-lens portfolio was “a motivating factor” in their decision. Find out more…

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Two Issues Too Big to Ignore

While the legislative session is on hold, WFCO is ensuring that state and federal recovery resources are women-centered.


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Friday, March 27, 2020 11:26:11 AM

Community. Compassion. Collaboration. Connection. Collective Giving.
Community Comes First: Statement on COVID-19

In a time of great uncertainty and anxiety, I am humbled and inspired by Coloradans.


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Monday, March 23, 2020 10:47:10 AM

We Work for Our Community as We Work From Home
Community Comes First: Statement on COVID-19

To ensure better outcomes for our community at large during this unprecedented time, WFCO is being proactive, compassionate, and conscious in our response to COVID-19.


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Monday, March 16, 2020 11:39:26 AM

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