RESEARCH, RESOURCES, AND UPDATES
Coinciding with bi+ visibility week, we are pleased to highlight the newly formed Visibility Impact Fund Giving Circle - the first ever dedicated, grassroots grant-maker for Bi+ Communities. The Visibility Impact Fund is dedicated to empowering bi+ people
by leveraging resources to build the capacity of bi+ movements to improve the visibility, health, and well-being of bi+ communities.
A crisis telephone line staffed by transgender people sees a rise of 40 percent and continues to climb.
Definitions of family are evolving, but federal policy has not kept up. A new report from CAP finds that an overwhelming majority of definitions of family are unnecessarily narrow and there is room to broaden the definition of "family" across the board.
The LGBT Giving Project - a nine-year initiative to increase giving by LGBTQ people to LGBTQ nonprofits - released a final report with a wealth of insights and valuable findings.
The New York Times spotlights small groups like the queer-led collective Black Visions channeling energy into a movement for political change.
The Trevor Project releases new guide on “How to Support Bisexual Youth: Ways to Care for Bisexual, Pansexual, Fluid, and Queer Youth Who are Attracted to More than One Gender” is an introductory educational resource that covers a wide range of topics and best practices for supporting bisexual youth.
The new research shows that Black LGBTQ people are more likely to have had their employment adversely impacted due to the virus, are more likely to have made changes to their budgets and are more likely to have asked for delays in paying various expenses for necessities.
This report examines the state of philanthropy among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, in the midst of a pandemic and reckoning for racial justice.
The change is a reflection of the fund’s commitment to making the world a better place for LGBTQ communities, communities of color, and Jews experiencing ongoing threats of anti-Semitism.
This issue brief from CAP discusses the significance of the Supreme Court’s June 15 decision for LGBTQ people in terms of employment, education, health care coverage, and housing. Sharita Gruberg
also looks ahead to attacks that could weaken civil rights protections for LGBTQ people.
The goal of this campaign is to get fighting LGBTQ+ poverty on the national agenda. Please help lift this up by sharing the information on social media and with your networks.
Three women board members of the Stonewall Community Foundation were featured on the recent Leading Beyond Stonewall piece including our friend Cecilia Gentili.
RECENT GRANTS AWARDED
2020 HIV League Scholars who are full-time students who will be receiving $7,000 over the course of two years.
71 organizations serving the Bay Area's LGBTQ+ communities received emergency COVID-19 funding from the Horizons Foundation.
The California Wellness Foundation announced $11.3 million in grants and Program-Related Investments (PRIs) to advance health equity in California during the COVID-19 pandemic, address racial disparities in pandemic response, and invest in racial justice for communities of color.
Third Wave Fund Mobilize Power Fund grants over $60,000+ to 11 new rapid response grantees.
The COVID-19 Response Fund has granted over $1 million to 153 nonprofits providing critical services in the NM region.
United Philanthropy Forum’s Momentum Fund has awarded $8.5 million in grants to 129 501(c)(3) organizations around the country managing COVID-19 relief funds that provide grants and other forms of direct support to community-run organizations working with communities of color, historically marginalized populations, and other groups being disproportionately impacted by the pandemic that continues to ravage these communities.
FEATURED REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS
Stonewall Community Foundation
Deadline: October 2, 2020
Transgender Strategy Center (TSC)
and Destination Tomorrow (DT)