Women Thriving. Colorado Rising.

Our Mission

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

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Annual Luncheon featuring Billie Jean King

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Come together with WFCO and 3,000 other champions for women’s advancement and help raise critical funds to create change for Colorado women and their families.

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SUCCESS STORIES

Julia's Story: When Women Thrive, We All Rise

Thirty years ago, Julia found herself at a crossroads she never could have imagined. Surviving on welfare and a low-wage job, she had to choose between feeding her family, paying for child care, or putting gas in her car to get to work.

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Our Impact

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In January 2018, WFCO awarded grants to 23 nonprofit organizations statewide working to advance and accelerate economic security for women.

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We advocated for an increased minimum wage and worked with our public policy partners to pass six more bills in 2017 that create more pathways to prosperity for Colorado women.

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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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DONOR SPOTLIGHT

Donors Make a Difference

“I hold WFCO in high esteem because it’s so mission-driven and focused. I love the can-do attitude that the founders embedded in the organization, and I am amazed at how ingrained that is with the staff today. There’s no mountain too high or river too wide for The Foundation.”

- Marilyn Taylor, WFCO Honorary Trustee

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WFCO’s First Giving Circle
SPIN Giving Circle

The Sisterhood of Philanthropists Impacting Needs (SPIN) is redefining philanthropy in communities of color.


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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 6:07:58 PM

It’s Time to Pay Black Women
African-American Women's Equal Pay Day Graph

Today you might have heard the phrase "pay black women" or seen #payblackwomen on social media, but what does this really mean?


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Tuesday, August 07, 2018 2:00:22 AM

Celebrating Our Community Foundation

Where were you on July 25, 2017? WFCO's board, staff, and thousands of our friends and supporters will never forget where we were.


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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 6:18:01 AM

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