LGBT+ Giving CircleCategories: LGBT
The LGBT+ Giving Circle unites donors to support organizations that serve, are inclusive of, or are allied with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to enhance and strengthen our region.
Click here to learn more about the Giving Circle.
Typical Grant Size
Grants will likely range from $1,500 to $3,000.
Organizations in the eight-county region served by the Community Foundation (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties) must be classified by the Internal Revenue Service as a 509(a)(1), 509(a)(2), or, under certain circumstances, a 509(a)(3) public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. This can include service, charitable, faith-based, educational, and government organizations and institutions.
The nonprofit must have — or be in the process of developing — a nondiscrimination policy that is inclusive of LGBT people.
Projects and activities outlined in the grant request need to align with the mission and scope of the LGBT+ Giving Circle, which is to support organizations that serve, are inclusive of, or are allied with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to enhance and strengthen our region.
Application Due Date(s)
The most recent application deadline was July 23, 2020. Awards will be made in November 2020. Each organization may make one submission per grant cycle.
Future opportunities will be announced in our quarterly e-newsletter, Grant Opportunities. (Click to subscribe.)
Eligible organizations should submit their application through Rochester Area Community Foundation’s online grant portal. To register, log in, or begin a new application click here. For reference, see the grant RFP details.
Rochester Area Community Foundation
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607-1912
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