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True Colors Fund

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

True Colors Fund is a lgbt rights organization based in New York, NY that was founded in 2010. As of 2018 they had $2.0 million in revenue and $736,962 in assets.

The True Colors Fund works to raise awareness about and bring an end to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth homelessness, and seeks to inspire everyone, especially straight people, to get involved in advancing equality for all. To raise awar...

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Program areas at True Colors Fund

TRAINING & EDUCATION: the true colors fund facilitates cross-sector collaboration with communities and creates sustainable community-based solutions and plans to prevent and address YOUTH AND LGBTQ youth homelessness. in addition, through an array of free resources, tools, and technical assistance, we also work to expand the number of providers across the country that offer inclusive and affirming services for all youth experiencing homelessness.(SEE SCHEDULE O)

Advocacy: the true colors fund works in washington D.C. and state capitals around the country to give LGBTq youth experiencing homelessness a voice in government and to ensure strong public policy is in place so that vital social services are properly funded and LGBTq youth are protected.(SEE SCHEDULE O)

Youth Collaboration: the true colors fund works to develop the leadership and advocacy skills of lgbtq youth who have experienced homelessness so they can both inform our work and play an active role in being part of the solution to prevent and end youth homelessness in their communities and America. We seek to broaden the scope of possibility for these youth, enabling them to imagine a future full of opportunities. Projects include the true colors fellowship and the national youth forum on homelessness.

Form 990s for True Colors Fund

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jun 16, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Apr 11, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 20, 2016990View PDF
...and two more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for True Colors Fund

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,879,497
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$24
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$120,985
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,000,506

Vendors for True Colors Fund

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Google IncSoftware2019-08-29
██████████Marketing software2019-08-27
█████████Content management system software2019-08-27
██████ ███████ ███████ ███ ████████ █Tax accounting2019-02-14
███ ██████████ ███Grant Writing2017-12-01

Personnel at True Colors Fund

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Gregory LewisExecutive Director and Chief Executive Officer$150,000June 22, 2020
Jama SheltonChief Research Officer / Chief Strategy Officer / Deputy Executive Director$120,000June 22, 2020
██████ █████Chief Creative Officer$110,458Dec. 31, 2017
█████ ███████Human Resources and Operations Director-June 22, 2020
█████ ██████████Public Policy and External Affairs Director-June 22, 2020
██████ ██ █████ ██Public Policy Director-July 31, 2019
████ ███████ █████Program Director-June 22, 2020
██████ █████Garcon Program Director-Aug. 8, 2019
██████ █████ ██████Senior Program Director-June 22, 2020
█████ █ ██████Accountantauthorized-Feb. 14, 2019
...and five more key personnel

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