RESEARCH, RESOURCES, AND UPDATES
Bi+ Leaders Make Case for Support in Meeting with Biden Administration
On Tuesday, Sept. 20, just in time for Bisexual Visibility Week, a diverse group of 15 bisexual and pansexual activists met with officials from the White House and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), including Melanie Fontes Rainer, the director of the Office of Civil Rights at HHS.
Funders for LGBTQ Issues GUTC Pledge Highlighted in Inside Philanthropy
This September profile takes a closer look at our work to inspire dozens of organizations, including community, health, and private foundations, to sign its Grantmakers United for Trans Communities (GUTC, pronounced “gutsy”) pledge.
Latest National School Climate Survey from GLSEN Released
GLSEN’s National School Climate Survey examines the experiences of LGBTQ+ youth at school to provide advocates, policymakers, organizers, and other school stakeholders with an urgent call to action to make schools a safer place for LGBTQ+ youth.
Members of Congress Urge Biden to Fund Global LGBTQ+ Equality
More than 100 U.S. senators and representatives, led by Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin and Rep. David Cicilline of Rhode Island, have urged that President Joe Biden request sufficient funding in the next fiscal year’s budget to promote LGBTQ+ rights globally.
New report Probes Impact of Dobbs for Members of LGBTQ Communities
In this review of studies, researchers at the Center on Reproductive Health, Law, and Policy and the Williams Institute examine the implications of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization on members of the LGBTQ community.
State of LGBTQ+ Community Resources in Central Florida
The Contigo Fund and Funders for LGBTQ Issues have conducted an extensive study on the state of funding for the Orlando area LGBTQ+ non-profits and community groups six years after the Pulse massacre that drew attention from donors and funders globally.
RECENT GRANTS AWARDED
The New York Foundation Unlocks New Resources for Building Community Power
The New York Foundation awarded its first-ever dedicated capacity-building grants for the nonpartisan 501c4 civic engagement work affiliated with several current 501c3 grantees.
Kataly Foundation Moves Rapid Funding in Wake of Climate Disasters
Following major climate disasters in Puerto Rico and Alaska, the Environmental Justice Resourcing Collective (EJRC) at the Kataly Foundation awarded $257,000 in rapid response funding to nine groups in both areas.
FEATURED REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS
Requests for Concepts: International LGBTQ Social Justice
Deadline: November 15th, 2022
The 7th Grant Cycle is Now Open
International Trans Fund
Deadline: December 12, 2022
Visit our website to submit and see more funding opportunities!