The Queer Youth Fund awards $100,000 grants to innovative and effective leadership development, organizing or other programs/projects that empower gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (GLBTQQ) youth (up to 24 years old). The purpose of the Queer Youth Fund is to improve societal conditions affecting these youth and strengthen the GLBTQQ movement.
Deadline for Letters of Intent: Monday, October 28, 2013
Deadline for Full Proposals: Friday, February 28, 2014 (by invitation only)
Grant Announcements: By Friday, August 29, 2014
Grant Size: The Queer Youth Fund makes multi-year grants to 501(c)(3) organizations (or groups with fiscal sponsors) located in the United States. At least three $100,000 grants, payable over three to five years, will be made to groups performing specific work that matches the Queer Youth Fund guidelines. Eligible groups must have an organizational budget of $5 million or less (only applies to the group applying for the grant, not the fiscal sponsor) and a total budget for their GLBTQQ youth work of $1 million or less.