Tides Fact Sheet: LGBTQ
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Tides has granted significantly in HIV/AIDS, with over 230 global grants totaling $7.7M in 2010 toAfrica, Asia, Central and South America, Europe and the United States.
Grants to LGBTQ organizations and projects constituted $3.1M (2%) of Tides total $143Mgrantmaking in 2010. Tides awarded 87 grants representing 63 grantees and 20 funders in 15countries, including Turkey, China, and nations of the former Soviet Union.
Some LGBTQ grantees of Tides: Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, Gay-Straight AllianceNetwork, National Center for Lesbian Rights, Beijing Gender Health Education (China),Servicemembers Legal Defense Network.
Of the 215 fiscally-sponsored projects of Tides, 4 (2%) focus specifically on LGBTQ work, thoughmany more serve the LGBTQ community as part of a broader inclusive focus in health,community development and advocacy.
LGBTQ projects of Tides include: Lavender Seniors of the East Bay, Face Value Project, NationalQueer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA), and National Equality March/Equality AcrossAmerica.
Significant LGBTQ partners of Tides: Out-of-Home Youth fund and field building project andInternational Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC, formerly the HIV Collaborative) fund andproject.
Institutional funders of LGBTQ focused work include Elton John AIDS Foundation, FordFoundation, Gill Foundation, Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, Open Society Institute, LeviStrauss Foundation, United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, H. van Ameringen Foundation,and the World Health Organization.
Tides has featured six LGBTQ speakers at the Momentum conferences, including Bishop GeneRobinson and Sahar Shafqat.
Environment13%Education12%HealthServices/HealthReform11%Civic Participation8%InternationalDevelopment andRelief Services8%ProgressiveMedia6%HIV/AIDS5%Human Rights4%Youth Developmentand Organizing4%Women'sEmpowerment3%
Tides Grantmaking, 2010