Equality Federation Institute

Grants Awarded

  • $100,000 2021

  • $195,000 2020

    To help ensure the needs of LGBT people in states without LGBT-inclusive civil rights laws are prioritized in efforts to advance nationwide protections. $195,000

  • $188,000 2020

    To educate the public about the harms caused by anti-LGBT discrimination.

  • $300,000 2019

    To help state-based LGBT groups engage supporters to donate and take action. $300,000 over 18 months

  • $140,000 2019

    For educational efforts focused on the need to protect LGBT people from discrimination. $140,000

  • $135,000 2018

    To support state-based campaigns to educate the public about the need to protect LGBT people from discrimination. $135,000

  • $10,000 2018

  • $120,000 2018

    To provide digital organizing and fundraising support for state-based LGBT equality groups. $120,000

  • $100,000 2017

    To educate the LGBT community about the importance of the Masterpiece Supreme Court case. $100,000

  • $40,000 2017

    To increase the fundraising capacity of state-based organizations advancing equality of gay and lesbian people. $40,000

  • $15,000 2017

  • $170,000 2017

    To support state-based campaigns to educate the public about the need to protect LGBT people from discrimination. $170,000

  • $50,000 2016

    To engage grassroots marriage equality activists to support efforts to secure civil rights protections for gay Americans. $50,000

  • $185,000 2016

    To support research and communications assistance for state and local public education campaigns on nondiscrimination issues. $185,000

  • $40,000 2015

    For strengthening racial-equity and team-based approaches to staff and board leadership. $40,000

  • $130,000 2015

    To provide messaging and spokesperson training to support nondiscrimination public education campaigns nationwide. $130,000

  • $75,000 2014

    For strengthening leadership and racial-equity approaches of state-based LGBT organizations. $75,000

  • $55,000 2013

    To restructure the board and to build the staff leadership needed to manage significant growth. $55,000

  • $130,000 2013

    To build public support for nondiscrimination protections for gay people in three states. $130,000 over two years (2013-2015)

  • $82,500 2012

    To deepen the public's understanding of the harms caused by anti-gay discrimination and the need for redress. $82,500

  • $35,000 2011

    To support the Institute's new executive director in aligning board and staff behind its new strategic direction and communications plan. $35,000

  • $50,000 2011

    To build the capacity of state-based advocacy organizations to secure equal rights for gay people. $50,000

  • $45,000 2010

    For executive transition and planning for the organization's next phase. $45,000

  • $50,000 2010

    To strengthen California's gay and lesbian advocacy organizations and promote their needs and priorities. $50,000