Alliance Fund Announces 2014 Grant Awards
In January 2014, the LGBT&S Alliance Fund awarded $54,796 to 15 regional nonprofit agencies to benefit Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Straight people in our community. Since 1999, the LGBT&S has awarded 129 grants to more than 54 different organization totaling $588,062!

Winners in this years’ round of grants include:

• LGBT Behavioral Health Coalition of Southern Arizona for “Let’s Get Better Together Conference Keynote Address”

• Southern Arizona Aids Foundation (SAAF), EON Sexual Health Education Program, Project ALLY, and MSHAPE (Men’s Sexual Health and Empowerment Program)

• Tucson Jewish Community Center, for the Tucson International Jewish Film Festival.

• PFLAG Tucson 2014 Scholarships

• Wingspan/Southern Arizona Gender Alliance, for Camp Born This Way, a empowerment and educational camp for transgender and gender diverse youth.

• ACLU of Arizona for a bilingual campaign for marriage equality.

• CODAC Behavioral Health Services, to develop therapeutic curriculum for LGBTQI adults called “Creating Change for LGBTQI Adults.”

• HOPE Inc. to hold four Mental Health First Aid training for LGBTQ individuals, their families and people who work with LGBTQ communities.

• KXCI, for programming for a  “Stonewall Day Celebration”

• Our Family Services to provide emergency housing for LGBT Youth

• Project Council on Aging for “Cultural Competency Training Using Project Visibility.”

• Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault for “Su Voz Vale (Your Voice Counts), a project that will provide therapy for LGBTQ Hispanic male survivors of sexual assault

• UA Office of LGBTQ Affairs for Safe Zone Training