February 25, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM ET
Downtown Marriott Hotel (the Bethabara Room )
425 North Cherry Street
The Bethabara Room, NC 27101
Did you know that over one third of all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Americans live in the South? Did you know that a disproportionate number of LGBTQ people live in poverty and are people of color?
At first glance, the possibility of funding “LGBTQ issues” may seem far afield from the current priorities of many funders in North Carolina. However, the critical issues facing communities in our state – such as access to health care, education, poverty, HIV/AIDS and youth development – impact LGBTQ North Carolinians and their families in unique ways. And even though LGBTQ Americans have made significant strides toward legal equality in recent years, these victories have not yet translated to improved quality of life for all LGBTQ people, particularly those living in communities here in North Carolina.
Join us for an informative and interactive session to learn about the efforts of the Out in the South Initiative, which aims to increase philanthropic support for LGBTQ communities throughout the South. Participants will have the chance to:
Only Grantmakers Invited? Yes
Category(s): Philanthropic Sector