Colorado Women's Bar Association Foundation

Advance the careers of women in law and protect the welfare of all women in our community by supporting the CWBA Foundation. The Foundation provides scholarships for local law students, and supports further charitable and educational work by the Colorado Women's Bar Association (CWBA).

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Law Student Scholarship Endowments

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Education 

Beneficiaries

Adults
Young Adults (20-25 years)

Description

Endowment funds have been set up with the DU Sturm College of Law and the University of Colorado Law School to raise annual scholarship funds awarded to 2nd and 3rd year law students.

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Evidence of Program's Success

At least $5,000 in scholarships a year have been awarded to law students to assist in their education, which is part of the Foundation's mission in that it promotes the advancement of women in the law. With the commencement of funding endowments, those scholarships will increase in time. Successful fundraising has been held through fiscal year ending July 31, 2020 that annual payments totaling $15,000 have been paid over the past four years. The scholarship endowments will be fully vested by July 31, 2021.

Supporting CWBA Programming

Class

Education 

Beneficiaries

Adults
Females
Young Adults (20-25 years)

Description

The Foundation regularly provides financial support for important programs put on by the Colorado Women's Bar Association (CWBA). For example, each year the CWBA Foundation sponsors the keynote speaker at the CWBA's annual convention. The CWBA Foundation sponsors the bi-annual "Storming the Bench", the CWBA's informational program designed to provide women lawyers with strategies and practical advice for becoming a judicial officer. In alternating years, the Foundation sponsors the "Storming the Boards" program provided by the CWBA to educate and familiarize
women attorneys interested in corporate board positions and how to obtain such a seat.

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Evidence of Program's Success

Events have been sold out every year indicating that the demand for these programs is growing.

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