Funders for Lesbian and Gay Issues

Celebrating 35 years of mobilizing
        philanthropic resources for the LGBTQ community.
1982 – 2017



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Symposiums

To further our goals of fostering an engaged community of philanthropists and facilitating discussion and learning opportunities for foundation staff members and trustees, Funders for LGBTQ Issues organizes symposiums on specific issues of current relevance to grantmakers. These one day gatherings are limited to a small group of participants for a focused, guided discussion. Audio and resources related to the symposiums are later uploaded to our website. See below for information and resources from our symposiums to date.

GBTQ Men and Boys of Color (October 1, 2012)
Hosted by: The California Endowment

A discussion of issues affecting GBTQ men and boys of color from health concerns, school push outs and criminalization, to economic rights, including a series of video portraits of GBTQ men and boys of color from around the country.

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Metrics for Movement Building (September 21, 2011)
Hosted by: Gill Foundation

A discussion of attitudes/tensions around impact analysis and the use of metrics in movement building.

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