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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Tickets, Tables & Sponsorships On Sale Now

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

Our Blog

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2018 Legislative Session Outcomes
list of progress made and progress missed

In the 2018 legislative session, Colorado hit some high notes for women in the workplace but missed several key opportunities to foster their economic security.


The post 2018 Legislative Session Outcomes appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, May 16, 2018 2:00:35 AM

Happy Mother’s Day from WFCO
woman and mom on swing

"I burned by bra for you!" and other Mother's Day stories from WFCO staff and trustees.


The post Happy Mother’s Day from WFCO appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, May 09, 2018 4:21:37 PM

Take Action for Women & Families
Immediate Action Needed! Take Action for Equal Pay, Child Care Tax Credit!

The 2018 legislative session is almost over and we need you to take action to stand up for equal pay and access to affordable child care – two key barriers that hold women and their families back from being economically secure.


The post Take Action for Women & Families appeared first on The Women's Foundation of Colorado Blog.



Wednesday, May 02, 2018 6:00:26 AM

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