The following agencies and programs were awarded grants in Our Fund Foundation’s Fall 2018 grant allocation. Funds were distributed at the Grant Reception on December 18, 2018.
Expanding Safe and Supportive School Environments for LGBTQ Youth
Support for two GSA Summits, and providing professional development for LGBT support staff..
LGBTQ Family Foster Recruitment
Increase recruitment of foster families from LGBTQ community through outreach and engagement.
Rainbow Families Day 2019
Support for 5th Annual Rainbow Families Day .
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Initiative
Expansion of the Alzheimer’s caregiver initiative to enhance scope of services to support LGBT caregivers and loved ones.
Sunset Rainbow Program
Funding to continue the program that provides access to counseling, assistance and resources to LGBTQ senior adults in Broward County.
Sunshine Cathedral Food Sharing Program
Funding to expand Food Sharing program to deliver groceries along with meals for food insecure LGBTQ seniors
Enriching Women with Pride
A healthcare initiative for LBTQ+ women.
I’m Coming: A Performance Project of Original “Coming Out” Plays by Women
Production of “coming out” plays by queer women.
Thou Art Woman Series
Continued expansion of an annual performance and visual art event celebrating queer women.
Support for the annual TransCon conference to bolster the stipend provided for presentations.
2019 Men’s Health and Wellness Conference
Support for the Men’s Health and Wellness Conference featuring workshops and sessions on a variety of health issues affecting GBT men.
The Fair Play Initiative
A program to commission plays by emerging LGBTQ+ playwrights.
Art after Stonewall Exhibition and Educational Programming
Support of educational programming inspired by the Art after Stonewall exhibition.
Support for Fort Lauderdale Film Festival
Support to mitigate funding loss from State of Florida and Community Foundation of Broward.
Freedom Fund Bail and HIV/AIDS Jail Linkage and Prevention Program
Expand the capacity of the bail program targeting LGBTQ people and those living with HIV/AIDS.
Creating a Welcoming Miami for LGBTQ Refugees & Immigrants
Development of four educational events throughout Miami-Dade and Broward to build inter-agency capacity on LGBTQ refugee issues.
An initiative to support black same gender loving men through workshops, community service, and an annual conference.
A fund to help Pet Project clients’ pets with emergency health care.