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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 […]
April 29, 2021

Virtually Together: What to Expect at Funding Forward 2021

March 22, 2021

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January 7, 2021

After an Attempted Insurrection

Yesterday we witnessed a treasonous insurrection, fueled by long-term, systemic racism, patriarchy, and colonization and encouraged from the highest seat of power. We stand with those calling for a robust response to the events at the Capitol and the swift removal of Donald J. Trump from the presidency. We are compelled to release this statement to memorialize this day, express our anger, and call on our members and philanthropy to refuse the impulse to return to business as usual today. We are shocked but not surprised. We’ve heard the escalation in rhetoric over the past four years of the Trump […]