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August 11, 2021
Celebrating Two Years of the GUTC Pledge: A Discussion with Program Director Alexander Lee

Celebrating Two Years of the GUTC Pledge: A Discussion with Program Director Alexander Lee

Two years ago, on 2019’s Transgender Day of Visibility, Funders for LGBTQ Issues launched the Grantmakers United for Trans Communities (GUTC) Pledge to encourage institutional funders to go further in their support of transgender communities and the transgender rights movement. Today we are excited to announce the addition of our 50th, 51st, and 52nd pledge signatories: the Curve Foundation, the New York Foundation, and the Marguerite Casey Foundation! Our GUTC initiative aims to inspire a philanthropic culture that is inclusive and supportive of trans people through grantmaking and decision-making. The GUTC Pledge asks grantmakers of all types, sizes, and issue […]
June 30, 2021
A National Day of LGBTQ Giving

A National Day of LGBTQ Giving

June 22, 2021

Introducing the Next President of Funders for LGBTQ Issues

June 15, 2021
A HISTORIC GIFT TO FUNDERS FOR LGBTQ ISSUES

A Historic Gift to Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Funders for LGBTQ Issues is honored to be among the 286 high-impact organizations to receive funding from MacKenzie Scott in the most recent round of awards from the philanthropist announced today. This historic $3 million gift will have a profound impact on our ability to increase the scale and impact of philanthropic resources aimed at enhancing the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities, promote equity, and advance racial, economic, and gender justice. This award to Funders for LGBTQ Issues represents only a small part of Scott’s funding for LGBTQ+ equity and comes in her third distribution of […]