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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A message from Susan Kelly

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Hello, My name is Susan Kelly. Last spring I was invited to serve on the Board of Equity Foundation and…

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Raise Resources for Equity While You Shop

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Did you know that you can do your holiday shopping and raise funds for LGBTQ equality at the same time?…

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Legacy Planning Seminar Series

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Portland Gay Men’s Chorus and Equity Foundation are teaming up to bring friends and supporters a series of seminars to…

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Meet an Equity Scholar

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“The generosity of Equity Foundation, its scholarship funds, and its donors has brought immediate and practical relief to our family…