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

Neil and Leslie

Over $85,000 in Scholarships

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Equity Foundation is proud to announce that we have awarded $85,400 in scholarship funding to 23 LGTBTQ and allied students...
AIDS Walk Portland

Register for AIDS Walk Portland

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Register for AIDS Walk Portland today! Every year thousands gather in Fields Park to eliminate HIV-related stigma, support and empower…


Buy Your Tickets for the Women’s Summer Party

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It’s time again for the Women’s Summer Party, benefiting Equity Foundation! Join our hosts Dianne Rodway and John Becker for…

Lotus Rising Project

Equity Supports All 2015 Grant Applicants

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Equity Foundation is proud to announce our 2015 grant awardees. This year we received 20 applications and directed our funds...