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LGBTQ Grantmaking by U.S. Foundations (2011)

Author: Funders for LGBTQ Issues
Publication Date: December 20, 2012
Digital File: 2011LGBTQGrantmakingReport.pdf

U.S. foundation giving to LGBTQ communities and issues grew significantly in 2011, from $97.2 million to $123 million, an increase of 27%. Particularly high levels of growth were found for international organizations and for transgender communities. For the first time, funding to LGBTQ communities surpassed a quarter of a percent of all foundation grantmaking, but still remains fairly modest at only 0.26%.

Category(s): Philanthropic Sector, General LGBTQ Community

Focus(es): Focus on Bisexuals, Focus on Gay Men, Focus on Lesbians, Focus on Transgender People

Topic(s): Anti-Violence, Aging/Elderly, Arts/Culture/Media, Civil/Human Rights, Disabilities, Education, Family/Parenting, Government/Political, Health, HIV/AIDS, Immigration, Low-Income/Poverty, People of Color/Ethnic Communities, Religion/Faith, Science & Technology, Youth