LGBT organizations awarded $89,000 in HOPE Fund grants

BTL Staff
By | 2018-01-15T19:39:26-04:00 December 22nd, 2005|News|

DETROIT – The Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan has announced grants totaling $89,000 from The Hope Fund to assist agencies and organizations that support the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and communities.
Grants were awarded to the following:
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association – Greater Michigan Chapter, Southfield: $20,000 to support the LGBT Outreach Project for LGBT persons who care for partners with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Ann Arbor Teen Center Inc. (d.b.a. The Neutral Zone), Ann Arbor: $25,000 to support the Riot Youth Program for LGBTQ youth who lack mentorship and support.
HAVEN Inc., Pontiac: $15,000 to support LGBT domestic violence services.
Midwest AIDS Prevention Project, Ferndale: $13,000 to support the Dispelling Crystal Myths Project.
Oakland University, Rochester Hills: $16,000 to support the development of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Collection and Resource Center, which will house a significant collection of lesbian and gay literature.
The HOPE Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan exists to strengthen and empower organizations that serve the LGBT community, by supporting important charitable activities in southeast Michigan and by encouraging individuals to consider what they can do with their personal philanthropy. Since its inception in 1994, grants totaling nearly $980,000 have been made through the Foundation’s HOPE Fund. The HOPE Fund also helps people carry out their charitable wishes to benefit the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
For more information visit or call 313-961-6675.

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