How Many LGBTQ People Work in Philanthropy?
Wednesday, March 14th - Friday, March 16th (New Orleans, LA)
Funding Forward 2018
We are pleased to announce that Funding Forward 2018 will take place from March 14th-16th in New Orleans! Our annual gathering of grantmakers committed to LGBTQ issues promises to bring together more than 200 of the most influential people in LGBTQ philanthropy!
Early-bird rates end tomorrow - so
Thursday, February 8th
The Diversity Among Philanthropic Professionals (DAPP) Survey will help funders and the philanthropic community better understand who comprises its workforce and leadership (staff and board). It will establish baseline figures for measuring the philanthropic community's progress towards diversity and inclusion in the years to come. Click here to learn more. Click here to register.
Monday, February 12th - Tuesday February 13th (Oakland, CA)
This joint funder briefing - hosted by over 20 affinity partners - is a unique opportunity to break bread and interact with funders across multiple sectors. This day will include speeches from incredible thought leaders, funders and fellow activists as well as facilitated workshops in order to share strategies to defend and move forward efforts to protect people, place and planet. Click here to learn more.
Research, Resources, and Updates
In December, MAP released the annual report examining revenue and expenses, fundraising and fundraising efficiency, and other indicators of financial health for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) social justice advocacy, issue, legal, research and public education organizations.
MAP, in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute, Freedom for All Americans, and the National Center for Transgender Equality launched a new report providing a comprehensive overview of the gaps in nondiscrimination laws for LGBT people in public spaces.
|Requests for Proposals
Trans Justice Funding Project is currently accepting applications for the 2018 grant cycle. Grassroots, social justice groups run for and by trans people are encouraged to apply. Applicants do not need to by a 501c3 nonprofit or have a fiscal sponsor to be eligible. Applications are due by
midnight EST on February 15th, 2018
. More information is available here.
|Recent Grants Awarded
LGBTQ PEOPLE IN PHILANTHROPY
People on the Move in LGBTQ Philanthropy
Eliza Byard, Executive Director of GLSEN, has been appointed to the Gill Foundation's board of directors.
Paulina Helm-Hernandez, former co-director of Southerners on New Ground, will join Foundation for a Just Society as a Program officer focusing on the US Southeast. Congratulations, Paulina!
Longtime Director of The National LGBTQ Taskforce Creating Change Conference, Sue Hyde, will depart her role this spring. Sue will assume the role of Executive Director of the Wild Geese Foundation. Congratulations on this transition!
Chong Moua has been appointed as the Interim Executive Director of the PFund Foundation. Welcome, Chong!
Jennifer Ruppe will join the Guilford Green Foundation as its next executive director. Congratulations, Jennifer!
Jobs in LGBTQ Philanthropy
(Chicago, IL or New York, NY)
Group Health Foundation
Group Health Foundation
Foundation for a Just Society
(New York, NY)
California Community Foundation
(Los Angeles, CA)
Grants Management Associate
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
(New York, NY)
(Chicago, IL or Washington, DC)
(Palo Alto, CA)
Group Health Foundation
(New York, NY preferred but flexible)
Visit our Jobs Board for more listings!
Funders for LGBTQ Issues works to increase the scale and impact of philanthropic resources aimed at enhancing the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities, promoting equity, and advancing racial, economic and gender justice.
Board of Directors:
(American Jewish World Service)
Beatriz "Bia" Vieira
Karina Claudio Betancourt
(Open Society Foundations)
(Foundation for Louisiana)
(Trans Justice Funding Project)
Matthew "Matty" Hart
(Global Philanthropy Project and The Calamus Foundation, DE)
(The Women's Foundation of California)
· Jason McGill (Arcus) · Rye Young (Third Wave Fund)
AIDS United - American Jewish World Service -
Andrus Family Foundation -
Arcus Foundation -
Arizona Community Foundation -
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice -
The David Bohnett Foundation -
Borealis Philanthropy - Boston Foundation -
The Calamus Foundation (Delaware) -
The California Endowment -
The California Wellness Foundation -
Civil Rights Defenders -
The Cleveland Foundation - Community
Foundation for Northeast Florida - Community
Foundation Santa Cruz County - Community Foundation for Southern Arizona -
Con Alma Health Foundation -
Cream City Foundation -
Elton John AIDS Foundation -
Ford Foundation -
Foundation For The Carolinas - Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg - Foundation for a Just Society -
Foundation for Louisiana -
Freeman Foundation - FSG - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation -
Gilead Sciences -
Gill Foundation -
Gilmour-Jirgens Foundation -
Groundswell Fund -
Guilford Green Foundation -
Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund - Hartford Foundation for Public Giving -
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation -
Horizons Foundation -
Johnson Family Foundation -
Kicking Assets Fund - LA 84 Foundation -
Laughing Gull Foundation -
Levi Strauss Foundation -
M.A.C. AIDS Fund -
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation -
Amy Mandel and Katina Rodis Fund -
Marguerite Casey Foundation - Masto Foundation -
Mukti Fund -
New Venture Fund -
New York Women's Foundation -
North Star Fund -
Northwest Area Foundation -
Our Fund, Inc. -
Overbrook Foundation -
The Palette Fund -
Pfund Foundation - The Philadelphia Foundation -
Polk Bros. Foundation -
Pride Foundation -
Proteus Fund, Inc. - Richmond Memorial Health Foundation -
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation -
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors -
Rosenberg Foundation -
Santa Fe Community Foundation -
Small Change Foundation -
Stonewall Community Foundation -
Dwight Stuart Youth Fund - Surdna Foundation -
H. van Ameringen Foundation -
Vermont Community Foundation -
Washington AIDS Partnership - Washington Area Women's Foundation -
Wild Geese Foundation -
Third Wave Fund -
Tides Foundation -
Trans Justice Funding Project -
Women's Foundation of California