March 30, 2023

Welcoming Change: A New Season of Board Leadership

March 16, 2023

Funding Forward 2023 • Call for Sessions Open!

Funders for LGBTQ Issues is proud to announce that Funding Forward 2023 is coming to Chicago from November 29-December 1, 2023! The annual gathering of grantmakers committed to LGBTQ issues provides an exciting opportunity for funders to connect, learn, coordinate efforts, and maximize impact. We are currently accepting session ideas from funders and philanthropic organizations who are members of Funders for LGBTQ Issues. Proposals will be reviewed by our planning committee. Member foundations and affinity groups are strongly encouraged to partner with one another to pool creativity and expertise and share the financial responsibilities of session sponsorship. The Call for […]
March 10, 2023

We Will Only Move Forward Together: An Open Call To Philanthropy

February 15, 2023

Meet Our Team: Ashe and Stephen

Funders for LGBTQ Issues is pleased to welcome Ashe Helm-Hernàndez as our new Senior Fellow of Philanthropic Organizing and Stephen Switzer as our new Director of Finance! What strengths do I bring to your work?  In my work, I bring a level of unshakable faith in my personal being, strong character, and respect for all people’s dignity. I draw my strength from my trancestors/ ancestors. I bring a level of diplomacy and discernment to my work. I also try to be courageous when my instincts tell me. What motivates you? Gospel music, Spiritual leadership, and affirmations motivate me! I created […]