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.

Learn More about Our Funding Programs

Youth

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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Women Who Lead: Governor Kate Brown

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Equity Foundation is proud to honor Governor Kate Brown for her many contributions to our state and her advocacy for the…

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Women Who Lead: Laura Calvo

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Equity Foundation is proud to celebrate local activist and community leader Laura Calvo as one of our Women Who Lead…

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Announcing our 2015 Grants Cycle

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Equity Foundation is now accepting applications for our 2015 Grants Cycle. Equity makes grants to organizations that benefit the LGBTQ…

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Women Who Lead: Antoinette Edwards

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Equity Foundation is honored to celebrate Antoinette Edwards as one of our Women Who Lead 2015. Antoinette Edwards has spent…