We Fund Equality

First choice for investment in positive social change for the LGBTQ community.

In Support of the LGBTQ Community

At Equity Foundation, we leverage resources to create social, economic, and political equity for the LGBTQ community. Together with other donors, you can help support organizations that represent the interests of the LGBTQ community and who promote and celebrate diversity and inclusion.

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We’re advocates for the rights of LGBTQ and other minority youth in schools, families, and communities and empower youth to develop leadership qualities.

Art as a Tool for Change

We support finding creative methods to use the arts as a way to promote the dignity and worth of all people and foster social change.

Transgender Justice

Our focus is on creating safety, increasing social visibility, ensuring legal compliance, advocacy and ending isolation for transgender people.

Housing for People with HIV/AIDs

We help fund supportive services designed to help people with HIV or AIDS maintain their housing and live as independently as possible.

Community Engagement

We educate and engage different communities on LGBTQ issues, supporting innovative ways of creating a more accepting society for LGBTQ people and families.

Special Projects

We support projects that meet high priority and urgent needs for the LGBTQ community and better the lives of LGBTQ Oregonians.

Recent Blog Posts

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Meet the First Davis Wright Tremaine Equity Scholarship Recipient

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Meet Kimberly Koops-Wrabek, this year’s recipient of the Davis Wright Tremaine Equity Scholarship: Kimberly Koops-Wrabek has spent her career dedicated…


Equity’s 2016 Grantees

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Equity Foundation is proud to announce our 2016 grant awardees. This year we continued to direct our funds to non-profits with...
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Proud Sponsor of QDoc 2016

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Equity is proud to sponsor this year’s Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival, which runs from May 19th to May 22…

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Scholarships for the 2016-2017 School Year

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Equity Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 school year. We offer scholarships for students who are LGBTQ,...