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A Parisian’s take on Philanthropy’s Future

I am a love exile. I fell in love with a gay French man and everything in my life changed. There was no way to stay in Philadelphia with DOMA firmly in place. The only way we could stay together was if one of us had a complete and radical change to both our professional and public life. With years of immigration lawyers and wait-n-see not an option, our family’s solution was for me to immigrate to France to maintain our status. In doing so, we came face to face with a byzantine system of relocation. To survive, we had […]

Piper Kerman confirmed as first Funding Forward 2014 Keynote

Funding Forward 2014 is shaping up to be the best gathering of grantmakers commited to LGBTQ issues yet! Our planning committee is deeply engaged, our members submitted a high volume of thoughtful and innovative session proposals and the local community in Philadelphia is going out of their way to welcome us. Funding Forward 2014 is bound to be a huge success.   Register Today! (Early Bird Rates end February 14th) Funding Forward is our time to come together as a philanthropic community to teach, learn and strengthen our network. The detailed agenda for the conference will be released soon, but […]

Join Funders for LGBTQ Issues at the JAG Unity Summit and the Council on Foundations Philanthropy Exchange Conference!

JAG UNITY SummitThe JAG Unity Summit will bring together over 400 progressive grantmakers from all different backgrounds to work on eliminating disparities across race, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. A strong slate of intersectional sessions have been organized for this conference. Below is the explicitly LGBTQ oriented content.(Click here to find out more and register.) Friday, June 6   Advancing Equitable Outcomes: It’s More than Marriage Equality 3:00-5:00 pm A discussion of equitable outcomes for Black LGBTQ communities hosted by ABFE – A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities.   Funders for LGBTQ Issues Happy Hour 5:00-6:00 pm   JAG Welcome […]


Michael Adams Chief Executive Officer, SAGE – Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders Michael Adams is the Chief Executive Officer of SAGE – Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders. SAGE is the oldest and largest organization in the United States dedicated to transforming the LGBT aging experience. In partnership with SAGE affiliates countrywide, SAGE serves countless LGBT older people nationally via technical assistance, trainings and services as well as advocacy at every level of government. In 2009, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services selected SAGE to establish and run the country’s first and only National Resource Center on […]