LGBTQ Grantmaking By U.S. Foundations (2011)

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Published: December 20, 2012

Author(s): Bryan Glover





U.S. foundation giving to LGBTQ communities and issues grew significantly in 2011, from $97.2 million to $123 million, an increase of 27%. Particularly high levels of growth were found for international organizations and for transgender communities. For the first time, funding to LGBTQ communities surpassed a quarter of a percent of all foundation grantmaking, but still remains fairly modest at only 0.26%.


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