In honor of Spirit Day, which we observe to spotlight and support LGBTQ youth who are still bullied on a daily basis, we’re counting down the top ten grantmakers who fund education and safe schools for LGBTQ communities.
In 2011, the top ten funders were:
Education and Safe Schools funding totaled $7.5 million or 6% of the $123 million awarded to LGBTQ issues in 2011. As our youth are some of the most vulnerable amongst us, we look forward to working with our members and other funders committed to LGBTQ issues to increase this number in the years to come.
NOTE: These figures include re-granting in 2011.