The Equality Fund at the Boston Foundation Announces Over $100,000 in Grants to Support LGBTQ Efforts in Greater Boston
The Equality Fund at The Boston Foundation—an NEC member—recently announced $113,000 in grants to innovative nonprofits serving the diverse members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. The grants reflect the wide range of needs and opportunities LGBTQ people in Massachusetts face in 2018.
The grants range in value from $4,000 to $15,000 – with many of the grants focusing on the youth and elder LGBTQ population. To date, donors have made over $7 million in gifts and legacy commitments to the Equality Fund with the goal of supporting the LGBTQ community.
Catherine D’Amato, Co-Chair of the Equality Fund Advisory Board and President and CEO of the Greater Boston Food Bank said, “We are proud to be able to again support a great slate of organizations that are meeting todays needs for LGBTQ people, young and old. We will continue to strive to meet those needs as we continue to build a permanent endowment for tomorrow.”
The New England Council commends The Boston Foundation and The Equality Fund for its philanthropic initiative and its continued support for the LGBTQ community. Read more on The Boston Foundation’s Website.