Grantees

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 Love Convergence

Durham, NC
2019
Five Black folks sitting and playing instruments
Black Love Convergence activates African Diasporic wisdom as a tool for restoration, innovation, and possibility within movements, communities and the lives of those fighting for their freedom.

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.

Center For Social Equity

Columbia, SC
2019
To decrease the prevalence of homophobia and transphobia within South Carolina’s Black communities, while creating networks of care and support for those experiencing its impacts.

Chocolate Soul Revival

Durham, NC
2019
A healing justice initiative for Black women, femmes, and gender non-conforming people, centering the lives and voices of those most marginalized amongst us, particularly, LGBTQ, low income/ working...

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...

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...

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...

Memphis Bus Riders Union

Memphis, TN
2015
The Memphis Bus Riders Union (MBRU) is an organization made up of those who are dependent on public transportation and supporters who stand together to put pressure on...

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...

The Knights and Orchids Society

Selma, AL
2018
The Knights and Orchids Society (TKO) strives to build the power of the TLBG community for people of color in Alabama to obtain our dream of justice and...

Trans(forming)

East Point, GA
2018, 2017
Trans(forming) is an intergenerational metro Atlanta membership-based organization led primarily by and for trans, intersex, and gender non-conforming people of color, assigned female at birth. Through advocacy, education,...

Youth Organizing Institute

Durham, NC
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Youth Organizing Institute (YOI) is a popular education leadership development program centered on empowering the lives and experiences of young people. We aim to stop racism and...