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2022 LGBTQ+ Social Justice & Equity Grantees

Our Fund / 2022 LGBTQ+ Social Justice & Equity Grantees

Community Foundation of Broward and Our Fund Foundation Award $400,000 In LGBTQ+ Social Justice & Equity Fund Grants

The following agencies and programs were awarded grants in the LGBTQ+ Social Justice & Equity Fund grant allocation, a joint collaborative with Community Foundation of Broward and Our Fund Foundation.

Chainless Change

Peers Optimistically Working to End Recidivism (POWER)

Provide peer support services, critical resource linkages, and leadership opportunities for a minimum of 30 justice-involved queer and/or transgender people of color (QTPOC) over two years to reduce their contact with the criminal legal system, increase their access to community, and improve their overall quality of life

Equality Florida

Safe and Healthy Schools

Select one historically Black Innovation Zone (high school and associated middle/elementary schools) and conduct an LGBTQ racial equity needs assessment, specialized trainings, and community forums to benefit approximately 8,000 students.

Maven Leadership Collective

Building Belonging in Broward

Provides equity and belonging-related professional development to 12 small-to-midsize nonprofits in Broward County.  Help these nonprofits to increase access to initiatives that transform organizational culture.

SunServe

Be The Change

Provides educational services in civics and local government to 35 black and brown LGBTQ+ individuals, with an emphasis on transgender women.  Establish a fellowship program to empower a local cohort of BIPOC LGBTQ+ individuals to learn strategy to successfully run for office.

TransSOCIAL

The Lifeboat Project

Provides up to 80 enrollments for their virtual TLBGQ+ proficiency training. Four participants engage in 26 sessions of therapy and 6 hours of virtual meetings.

Ujima Men's Collective

B.R.O.T.H.A.S. Project

Provides up to 100 LGBTQ black men opportunities to improve their knowledge and efficacy about surrounding social justice and equity in our community.  Expand the number of Black LGBTQ black men capable of participating in conversations about systemic racism, discrimination, white fragility, and privilege.

World AIDS Museum

Fighting Stigma and Building Community through the Arts

Increase social justice and equity for hundreds of BIPOC LGBTQ+ people in Broward County, and reduce stigma for those living with HIV/AIDS.  These artistic productions that allow for rewarding dialogue, from all our community, about HIV/AIDS history and current successes and failures, while educating them on how to become involved.