April 17, 2023

Meet Our Team: Amara Reese-Hansell

Funders for LGBTQ Issues welcomes Amara Reese-Hansell (she/her) as our new Membership Engagement Officer! We asked Amara a few questions to get to know her better. What do you do at Funders? In my new (!!) role at Funders as Member Engagement Officer, I’ll work directly alongside our network of 90+ philanthropic institutions to ensure that our members have ample opportunities to engage with all the impactful resources & programs Funders has to offer. I’m also excited to cultivate new members and expand our network! Additionally, I’ll manage our membership appeal process, design & implement new member engagement strategies, and work on […]
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