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2021 Arts & Culture Fund Grantees

Our Fund / 2021 Arts & Culture Fund Grantees

Total amount awarded: $226,500

2021 Arts & Culture Fund Grantees

The following agencies and programs were awarded grants in Our Fund Foundation’s LGBTQ Arts & Culture Fund grant allocation. The Grant Reception was held on June 7, 2021.


Stories from Within

A contemporary art exploration of the LGBTQ+ experience, culture and history in South Florida through a hybrid model of in-person and online art installations, activations and accompanying workshops, incorporating COVID-19 safety protocols.

Arts United

Virtual Art Exhibitions 2021

Six exhibitions highlighting subjects ranging from LGBTQ+ community pride to deeply personal issues, incorporating technology to produce a hybrid in-person and virtual experience.

FAU/Theatre Lab

The 2021 Fair Play Initiative

A commission and development program for LGBTQ playwrights from underrepresented demographics to produce two audio plays and present virtually.

Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida

Season 11 – Virtual Concerts

Support video and audio production for virtual video concert presentations for the 2021 season of performances.

Hued Songs

Hued Songs: 2021 Season

Support for hybrid in-person and virtual multidisciplinary performances that explore gender, identity, sexuality, and race.

Island City Stage

The Show Goes On

Funding to support COVID-19 related adjustments to production strategies and theatrical offerings to produce in-person shows that will also be filmed and made available remotely.

Miami Children's Museum

Rainbow Families Celebration

A month-long hybrid in-person and virtual programming event meant to educate children and parents so that they can better understand the needs of all individuals in the LGBTQ community, using hands-on, interactive activities, live theatrical performances, and art activities.

Niki Lopez Creative

What’s Your Elephant

A series of talks, workshops, and showcases that offer the opportunity to address “the elephant in the room” or unspoken traumas through artwork as therapy, through a hybrid small group in-person and virtual meeting model.

OUTshine Film Festival

Queer & Trans People of Color OUTreach

Virtual Film Program dedicated to QTPOC to screen films marketed and geared to the community.

Pioneer Winter Collective

Pioneer Winter Collective 2021 Programming

A queer-centered, intergenerational and physically integrated dance theater presenting virtual and live programming, free hybrid performance workshops.

Plays of Wilton

Plays of Wilton

Funding to facilitate a return to live, in-person theater with adjustments made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Florida Symphony Orchestra

OUT with the Symphony Concert Series

Outreach program to the residents at the Residences at Equality Park to present a series of smaller scale socially distanced chamber concerts and provide transportation to the Masterworks Concerts.

Stonewall National Museum & Archives

Stonewall Virtual Programming Series

Closed caption support for a virtual programming series highlighting a diverse mix of nationally acclaimed writers, filmmakers, activists, and artists.

Thinking Cap Theatre

Family Affair

An activist, grassroots theatre program that addresses the pressing need to unite and ignite audiences around calls for empathy, inclusivity and the need to resume in-person theatre programming effectively and safely. It will include main stage productions of Fefu & Her Friends by Maria Irene Fornes & Wilde’s Tales: An Original Adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s Fairy Tales.

Thou Art Woman

Thou Art Woman

Event series celebrating LGBTQ women and their allies through performance and visual art. Transitioning to a virtual production while collaborating with other local performance art organizations.

United Church of Christ

Holiday Concert

Pre-Christmas Holiday Concert from an LGBTQ affirming non-denominational church, to be presented virtually and in-person.

Unity Coalition

Celebrate ORGULLO Festival

Exploring the Art of Ilusión: How the Art of Drag, Creativity, Talent and Self-Expression influence our daily lives. Fifteen days of virtual and in-person programming implementing pandemic precautions.

World AIDS Museum

40 Years of AIDS: Road to Ending Stigma

Exhibit telling the story of HIV and its impact in the LGBTQ+ community, transitioned to a virtual program offering.