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Spring 2019 Grantees

Our Fund / Spring 2019 Grantees

Total amount awarded: $120,500

Spring 2019 Grant Recipients

The following agencies and programs were awarded grants in Our Fund Foundation’s Spring 2019 grant allocation. Funds were distributed at the Grant Reception on July 12, 2019.

Youth

Broward College Foundation

Scholarships & Program Funding for Gay Straight Alliances (GSA) Club Members

Funds to support scholarships for LGBT+ students actively involved in campus GSAs.

Gilda's Club

Kids Cancer Awareness NOW

Comprehensive cancer prevention education and support aimed at LGBT youth.

Humanity Project

Anti-bullying Through the Arts & Humanity Club

Anti-bullying curriculum aimed at elementary age children with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

Jewish Community Services of South Florida

LGBTQ Youth and Lambda Living Older Adult Services

Provide basic needs assistance to LGBT youth, and hold several social networking events for LGBTQ Seniors.

Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services

The LGBTQ Youth and Family Support Program

Support for a program to provide a variety of support services for LGBTQ youth in need.

Museum of Discovery and Science

LGBT+ Foster/Adoptive Family Outreach

Funding to support LGBT+ households who have opened their homes to foster and adopted children.

YES Institute

Communities for Safe Classrooms

Program to provide age-appropriate content to model communication and prevention skills to reduce anti-LGBT bullying incidents.

Seniors

SoFIA

Aging in South Florida Symposium & Services

Support for the Aging in South Florida Symposium.

Transgender Issues

TransInclusive Group

TransInclusive Educational Empowerment Program

Support for an outreach and HIV testing program to reach out to transgender individuals and connect to other services.

HIV/AIDS

Latinos Salud

Breaking the Chain of HIV/STD infections.

Prevention 305

UPTAKE – “United Peers Take Action to Knockout the Epidemic

UPTAKE, an initiative to address HIV stigma through targeted dating app and social media engagement.

Theatre of Creative Consciousness of the Arts

“A Devastating Impact”

Production of a play about HIV, by and for communities of color.

Arts & Culture

Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida

GMCSF Scholarship Program

Scholarship to help sponsor chorus members.

Pride Fort Lauderdale

Caribbean Pride

Improve and expand scope and reach of Caribbean Pride Festival.

Red Hispana FL - Eagleradio.pro

Over the Rainbow Community Talk Show – Season 5

Season 5 of Over the Rainbow radio show, dealing with LGBT related topics.

Stonewall National Museum & Archives

Community Space: An LGBTQ Community Collaboration

Funding to support an LGBT community space.

Wilton Manors Entertainment Group

2019 Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade & Street Festival

Support for the Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride celebration.

Social Justice

Maven Leadership Collective

MAVEN Leadership Cohort

Funding to support MAVEN leadership cohort program.

SAVE

Business Equality Network

Funding for Business Equality Network.