Grantees South + Mid-Atlantic + LGBTQ

4ward Miami, Inc

Miami, FL
2018
4Ward Miami was founded in 2015 to promote LGBTQ+ diversity, economic status and civil rights through the creation of the Gay8 Festival and other programs that promote community...

Black Excellence Collective

Newark, NJ
2018, 2017
The Black Excellence Collective is a black-led grassroots organizing collective that that uses direct action, art, and popular education to uplift and empower queer, transgender and gender non...

BreakOUT!

New Orleans, LA
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
BreakOUT! seeks to end the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans.We build on the rich...

Center for Artistic Revolution

Little Rock, AR
2012
Center for Artistic Revolution is a LGBTQ/SGL centric statewide organization working with diverse communities and allies on Fairness and Equality for ALL Arkansans.

Desiree Alliance

Fort Smith, AR
2015
The Desiree Alliance is a diverse, sex worker-led network of organizations, communities and individuals across the US working in harm reduction, direct services, political advocacy and health services...

Garden of Peace Project

Pittsburg, PA
2018
Garden of Peace Project was created to uplift, uphold, and empower the narratives and lived experiences of queer and/or trans folks of color. We work to manifest spaces...

Gays and Lesbians Living In a Transgender Society

Brooklyn, NY
2018
Gays and Lesbians Living In a Transgender Society (G.L.I.T.S.) approaches the health and rights crises faced by LGBTQ sex workers holistically using harm reduction, human rights principles, and...

Gender Benders

Piedmont, SC
2018
Gender Benders is a grassroots organization for transgender and gender diverse folks in the Southeastern US. We are based in Upstate, SC and we have chapters and partner...

Her Philly Moves

Philadelphia, PA
2018
Her Philly Moves promotes QTWOC visibility in Philadelphia.

Interlocking Roots

Brooklyn, NY
2018
Interlocking Roots is a group of queer and transgender Black Indigenous People of Color (QTBIPoC) who understand food and land work as anti-oppression work and a pathway to...

LGBTQ Freedom Fund

Tampa, FL
2018
Each day, tens of thousands of LGBTQ people are held in jail or immigration detention because they cannot afford bail, often $25 or $100—for charges like sleeping in...

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project

Brooklyn, NY
2016, 2014
The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP), an Alternative-to-Detention program for queer, trans, and HIV+ immigrant detainees, asylees, and their families across the United States. QDEP supports folks in...

Queerocracy

Brooklyn, NY
2013, 2012
QUEEROCRACY is an activist organization cultivating the leadership of queer folks and people living with HIV/AIDS in NYC. Through direct action organizing, membership led advocacy campaigns, educational trainings...

South Carolina Equality

Columbia, SC
2013
South Carolina Equality Coalition was established in 2002 as a statewide non-partisan coalition of local and state social, religious and political GLBT organizations and allies with a mission...

South Carolina Progressive Network

Columbia, SC
2012, 2013, 2014
The South Carolina Progressive Network is a coalition of grassroots activists who have joined forces to promote social and economic justice in the Palmetto State. Created in 1995...

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