March 7, 2018

What to Read Before Funding Forward 2018!

  Next week we will gather in New Orleans with colleagues from across the philanthropic sector for three days of learning and sharing – challenging ourselves to take our grantmaking to the next level. We’re truly excited that Funding Forward 2018 is shaping up to be one of our most compelling convenings to date, with content emphasizing practical and tactical tools for funders committed to LGBTQ communities. We can’t wait! As you prepare to join us in New Orleans next week, we want to share a selection of readings and resources highlighting some of the content you can expect to […]
February 26, 2018

Meet the Grantmakers United for Trans Communities (GUTC) Leadership Development Fellows!

January 30, 2018

How Many LGBTQ People Work in Philanthropy?

Sadly, we don’t know how many LGBTQ people work in philanthropy. However, with our new Diversity Among Philanthropic Professionals (DAPP) Survey, we’re hoping to find out! The DAPP Survey is an effort aimed at helping the philanthropic community better understand its workforce and leadership. For institutions seeking to reflect the communities they serve, sexual orientation and gender identity are important aspects of diversity. Like other minorities, LGBTQ people face disparities in economic status, health, and other outcomes, which makes it especially relevant to develop a better understanding of the demographic representation of LGBTQ people in the sector. Collecting data on the sexual orientation and […]
December 20, 2017
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ALERT: Phishing Scam for Financial Information from LGBTQI Nonprofits and NGOs

  It has come to our attention that someone is fraudulently posing as Funders for LGBTQ Issues in a nefarious phishing email campaign. They have sent emails to LGBTQI nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) claiming that Funders is giving them a grant and asking for sensitive financial information. These emails are not from Funders for LGBTQ issues. We are outraged by this egregious attempt to prey on LGBTQI activists and organizations on the frontlines of our movement, and we are taking action to ensure this activity is stopped immediately. If you or anyone in your network receives any communication promising […]