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Fall 2018 Grantees

Our Fund / Fall 2018 Grantees

Total amount awarded: $120,500

 

The following agencies and programs were awarded grants in Our Fund Foundation’s Fall 2018 grant allocation. Funds will be distributed at the Grant Reception on December 18.

Youth

Broward Education Foundation

Expanding Safe and Supportive School Environments for LGBTQ Youth

Support for two GSA Summits, and providing professional development for LGBT support staff..

Kids In Distress

LGBTQ Family Foster Recruitment

Increase recruitment of foster families from LGBTQ community through outreach and engagement.

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Miami Children's Museum

Rainbow Families Day 2019

Support for 5th Annual Rainbow Families Day .

Seniors

Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Initiative

Expansion of the Alzheimer’s caregiver initiative to enhance scope of services to support LGBT caregivers and loved ones.

SunServe

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

Sunshine Cathedral Food Sharing Program

Funding to expand Food Sharing program to deliver groceries along with meals for food insecure LGBTQ seniors

Women’s Issues

Pride Center

Enriching Women with Pride

A healthcare initiative for LBTQ+ women.

Thinking Cap Theatre

I’m Coming: A Performance Project of Original “Coming Out” Plays by Women

Production of “coming out” plays by queer women.

Thou Art Woman

Thou Art Woman Series

Continued expansion of an annual performance and visual art event celebrating queer women.

Transgender Issues

Aqua Foundation

TransCon

Support for the annual TransCon conference to bolster the stipend provided for presentations.

HIV/AIDS

Urban League of Broward County

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.

Arts & Culture

FAU Foundation/Theatre Lab

The Fair Play Initiative

A program to commission plays by emerging LGBTQ+ playwrights.

FIU Foundation/Frost Art Museum

Art after Stonewall Exhibition and Educational Programming

Support of educational programming inspired by the Art after Stonewall exhibition.

OUTShine Film Festival

Support for Fort Lauderdale Film Festival

Support to mitigate funding loss from State of Florida and Community Foundation of Broward.

Advocacy

Freedom Fund Network

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.

Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services

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.

Ujima Men's Collective

An initiative to support black same gender loving men through workshops, community service, and an annual conference.

Pets

The Pet Project for Pets

Animal Wellness

A fund to help Pet Project clients’ pets with emergency health care.