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Funders for LGBTQ Issues

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Funders for LGBTQ Issues is a lgbt rights organization based in New York, NY that was founded in 2000. As of 2019 they had $2.9 million in revenue and $2.3 million in assets.

Funders for LGBTQ Issues works to increase the scale and impact of philanthropic resources aimed at enhancing the well-being of Lesbian, Gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities, promoting equity, and advancing racial, economic and gender just...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Funders For Lesbian And Gay Issues.

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Program areas at Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Convening, training, & research: Funders for LGBTQ Issues provides convenings, trainings, and research to educate Funders about the needs of Lesbian, Gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Convenings include the annual funding forward conference to help Funders maximize the impact of their grantmaking in lgbt communities, which was attended by more than 215 people in 2018. Funders for LGBTQ Issues also provided convenings and trainings on LGBTQ Issues for more than 1,000 foundation staff and trustees. The organization released the 2016 tracking report: Lesbian, bay, bisexual, transgender, and queer grantmaking by u.s. Foundations, a comprehensive annual report on overall trends in LGBTQ funding. In addition to reports related to special initiatives noted below, the organization released the 2015-2016 global resources report on global funding trends and the philanthropic closet: the LGBTQ people in philanthropy report, the first major study of the demographics of the philanthropic sector by sexual orientation and gender ...

Grantmakers united for trans communities (gutc): the gutc initiative aims to inspire a philanthropic culture that is inclusive and supportive of transgender people in both grantmaking and decision-making. In 2018, the initiative launched its gutc leadership fellowship, providing six transgender and non-binary professionals in philanthropy with suppport, peer networking, and professional development activities. Funders for LGBTQ Issues also released a gutc infographic on foundation funding for trans communities and held the first funder convening of Funders exclusively focused on the needs and opportunities for funding transgender and nonbinary communities.

Out in the south: the out in the south initiative seeks to increase the scale and impact of foundation funding for LGBTQ communities in the u.s. south. The initiative raises awareness about the unique needs and assets of southern LGBTQ communities and provides support for LGBTQ philanthropic funds based in the south. In 2018, the initiative awarded its third round of grants, providing $472,500 in planning grants and matching grants to help strengthen 13 LGBTQ funds across the region. Funders for LGBTQ Issues also released an infographic update on LGBTQ funding for the u.s. south and provided training and support for several southern foundations working to increase their LGBTQ inclusiveness.

Form 990s for Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Sep 30, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 18, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Sep 7, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Dec 7, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,871,112
Program services$103,235
Investment income and dividends$15,592
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$808
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,990,747

Vendors for Funders for LGBTQ Issues

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
PayPalFundraising software; Payment processing2020-02-29
█████████Content management system software2020-02-29
█ █████ ███ ██ ███ ██Tax accounting2019-07-01
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Personnel at Funders for LGBTQ Issues

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Marvin WebbVice President of Finance and Administration$108,667Oct. 3, 2020
Andrew WallaceActing Vice President of Research and Communications-Oct. 3, 2020
████ ███████ ███Vice President of Research and Communications$105,333Aug. 12, 2019
███ █████████ ████████President$169,000Oct. 3, 2020
█████████ ███Project Director, Grantmakers United for Trans Communities-Oct. 3, 2020
█████████ ████████████Project Director, Out in the South Initiative-Oct. 3, 2020
███████ ████████National Director of Philanthropic Outreach-Oct. 3, 2020
███████ █████ ██████Secretary$0Oct. 3, 2020
████████ ████████Treasurer$0Oct. 3, 2020
███████ ███Rebecca Fox, Secretary$0Aug. 12, 2019
...and three more key personnel

Peer lgbt rights organizations

1OutRight Action International Corp501(c)(3)$2.4 millionNew York, NY
2Out & Equal Workplace Advocates501(c)(3)$7.3 millionOakland, CA
3LGBTQ Victory Institute501(c)(3)$2.4 millionWashington, DC
4Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP)501(c)(3)$5.3 millionOakland, CA
5Pride Center of Western New York501(c)(3)$751,986Buffalo, NY
6True Colors Fund501(c)(3)$2.0 millionNew York, NY
7In the Life Media501(c)(3)$2.1 millionNew York, NY
8Services and Advocacy for Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Elders501(c)(3)$13 millionNew York, NY
9Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)501(c)(3)$13 millionNew York, NY
10Immigration Equality501(c)(3)$1.4 millionNew York, NY
11The Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI)501(c)(3)$8.1 millionNew York, NY
12CenterLink501(c)(3)$2.4 millionFort Lauderdale, FL
13Parents Families and Friends of Lesb- Ians &gays Pflag Greater Boston501(c)(3)$750,797Waltham, MA
14Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL)501(c)(3)$1.9 millionWashington, DC
15Stonewall Columbus501(c)(3)$1.0 millionColumbus, OH
16Equality Federation Institute501(c)(3)$1.5 millionPortland, OR
17Equality California Institute (EQCA)501(c)(3)$1.7 millionLos Angeles, CA
18Outfront Minnesota Community Services501(c)(3)$848,233Minneapolis, MN
19Thrive SS501(c)(3)$843,594East Point, GA
20Basic Rights Education Fund501(c)(3)$1.0 millionPortland, OR
21Equality Illinois Institute501(c)(3)$886,144Chicago, IL
22San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center501(c)(3)$3.6 millionSan Francisco, CA
23National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)501(c)(3)$5.9 millionSan Francisco, CA
24Camp Rehoboth501(c)(3)$1.2 millionRehoboth BCH, DE
25National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA)501(c)(3)$874,655Washington, DC