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AFP SOCO's Coffee Chat | CNA Partnership

  • Tuesday, March 09, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


  • Applies to all AFP Members

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Women in Fundraising and Philanthropy

Free for AFP and CNA Members

Join AFP SOCO and Colorado Nonprofit Association as we celebrate Women's History Month with Colleen LaFontaine, Director of Development at The Women’s Foundation of Colorado as she shares her own story, insights on women in philanthropy, and women as the changing face of philanthropy. There will be time for Q & A and conversation, too.

Additional Registration Info:

AFP members from a chapter other than AFP SOCO should email info@afpsoco.org to register.
CNA members should register through the CNA website


Colleen LaFontaine has over twenty years of development and management experience in organizations supporting women and families. Currently, Colleen is the Director of Development at The Women’s Foundation of Colorado, a statewide foundation focused on advancing and accelerating economic opportunities for Colorado women and their families. Her responsibilities include Gender Lens and Impact Investing, gift programs, Beyond our Borders, The Annual Luncheon, as well as supporting the overall development strategy. Colleen was the first Executive Director of One World Children's Fund, in San Francisco. One World raises funds and awareness for innovative programs providing basic necessities to children. Prior to One World, Colleen was the Director of Fundraising for Sparks, a UK non-profit focused on pediatric and maternal medical research. Her first role in non-profit was as the Managing Director of Step Up Women’s Network. She managed the National, Los Angeles, and New York chapters of this organization dedicated to igniting women and girls to fulfil their potential through innovative programming and partnerships. Preceding her move into non-profit Colleen held senior management roles with start-up and media companies. She holds a BA from Rutgers University and an MSc in Population and Development from The London School of Economics. Colleen currently lives in Denver with her partner, Paul, and her dog, Beanz.

Amber Coté, Director of Education and Service Enterprise, Colorado Nonprofit Association

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