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

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2019 Annual Luncheon special guests: Noor Tagouri and Maysoon Zayid

2019 Annual Luncheon

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In a new TED Talk-style format and joint interview, WFCO’s 2019 Annual Luncheon on October 11 will spotlight two dynamic women whose poignant storytelling captivates, motivates, and connects diverse communities.

Their inclusive heartfelt and humorous stories will inspire and ignite a shared commitment to The Foundation’s vision of a future where women and girls of every background and identity prosper.

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Francesca's Story

Just a few years ago, Francesca, a single mom solely supporting her mother and daughter, could not make ends meet. She knew she needed help to break the cycle of poverty and create a better future for herself and her daughter.

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Our Impact


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


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


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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Donors Make a Difference

Kathleen and Mike Beatty know the power of philanthropy to advance change for women and their families. “When you help women, you’re helping generation after generation develop and grow. It’s not just a short-term gain: it’s a long-term purpose," said Mike.

That's why they started a donor-advised fund at The Women's Foundation of Colorado. In addition to investing in women and girls, they are passionate about education, finding a cure for cystic fibrosis, and creating a philanthropic legacy with their family. “We want our giving to be more strategic, and this gives us a great opportunity to do that. And we want our daughters to become heavily involved in philanthropy," explained Kathleen.

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WFCO Team Grows By Three
Three new employees have joined WFCO.

WFCO adds three new staff members as part of our commitment to grow our statewide presence.

The post WFCO Team Grows By Three appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.

Monday, June 24, 2019 2:19:17 PM

Gender-Lens Investing 101
Definition of investment

WFCO is the only community foundation in Colorado to offer a 100 percent gender-lens portfolio to our donor-advised fundholders and giving circles.

The post Gender-Lens Investing 101 appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.

Sunday, June 23, 2019 6:22:42 PM

WFCO Grants $50,000 to Greater Vail Valley Organizations
WFCO grants $50,000 to organizations in Vail Valley

In April 2019, WFCO awarded more than $50,000 in grants to seven Vail Valley organizations.

The post WFCO Grants $50,000 to Greater Vail Valley Organizations appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.

Monday, June 17, 2019 2:34:39 PM

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