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The Community Foundation of
Utah Awards $42,000 to Twelve
Utah Organizations Engaging in
Work to Support the LGBTQ
Communi...
What is the
Community
Foundation of
Utah?
 Catalyst for philanthropy in
Utah
 Private, not-for-profit
organization
 Ove...
What is the LGBTQ
Community
Endowment Fund?
 Established in 2011
 Pools giving from members of
LGBTQ community & their
a...
Grant Recipients
Utah Aids Foundation
PrEP, HIV Prevention Clinic
PrEP, in conjunction with
other prevention
strategies, can reduce the
r...
Utah Pride Center
Genderevolution Conference
Celebrates Transgender
Education & Awareness
Month with a full day of
works...
Spy Hop
Move the Dial Initiative
A student-led video
series tackling the issue
of gender and gender
related topics in ou...
Westminster College
 LGBTQ Programming Intern
The position works under the
Associate Provost for Diversity &
Global Lear...
Utah Museum of
Contemporary Art
 Out Loud Mentoring Program
Promotes a safe space for
youth to build their capacity
for ...
OUTreach
Resource Centers
 Ogden Drop-In Center
 Dedicated to transforming
communities and saving
lives through
comprehe...
Planned Parenthood
 Safe at School Program
 Anti harassment/anti bullying program for
educators and others who work with...
Plan-B Theatre
Company
 Premier of Virtue
 Poet, composer, writer, herbologist, midwife,
and Christian mystic- these are...
Bennion Community
Service Center
 Alternative Breaks Program
University of Utah students have the
opportunity to spend t...
Utah Film Center
 Damn These Heels Film Festival
 Created in 2003 to reflect and
celebrate our community’s
diverse reali...
Youth Futures
 Shelter, drop-in services, and street
outreach
Located in the heart of downtown
Ogden, Youth Futures prov...
Brigham Young Queer
Alumni Association
Recognition Banquet
Recognizing and celebrating
the LGBTQ community at BYU
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Community Foundation of Utah Awards 12 Organizations Engaging in Work to Support LGBTQ Community

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The Community Foundation of Utah awarded $42,000 to twelve organizations across the state engaging in work to support the LGBTQ community. Here is a basic overview of who these organizations are and what programs or initiatives were funded.

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Community Foundation of Utah Awards 12 Organizations Engaging in Work to Support LGBTQ Community

  1. 1. The Community Foundation of Utah Awards $42,000 to Twelve Utah Organizations Engaging in Work to Support the LGBTQ Community Who are these organizations and what are they doing for the LGBTQ community?
  2. 2. What is the Community Foundation of Utah?  Catalyst for philanthropy in Utah  Private, not-for-profit organization  Over 200 scholarships, grants, competitions, Program Related Investments, and other awards granted  Almost $27 million granted since 2008
  3. 3. What is the LGBTQ Community Endowment Fund?  Established in 2011  Pools giving from members of LGBTQ community & their allies  Over $284,000 awarded since 2011  Leverages individual donations to make a more significant impact
  4. 4. Grant Recipients
  5. 5. Utah Aids Foundation PrEP, HIV Prevention Clinic PrEP, in conjunction with other prevention strategies, can reduce the risk of HIV infection by up to 92%
  6. 6. Utah Pride Center Genderevolution Conference Celebrates Transgender Education & Awareness Month with a full day of workshops and presentations
  7. 7. Spy Hop Move the Dial Initiative A student-led video series tackling the issue of gender and gender related topics in our community.
  8. 8. Westminster College  LGBTQ Programming Intern The position works under the Associate Provost for Diversity & Global Learning, assisting in LGBTQ projects and programming on campus
  9. 9. Utah Museum of Contemporary Art  Out Loud Mentoring Program Promotes a safe space for youth to build their capacity for self-expression and cultivate a sense of agency as important contributors to our society through the medium of contemporary art
  10. 10. OUTreach Resource Centers  Ogden Drop-In Center  Dedicated to transforming communities and saving lives through comprehensive programming, community advocacy, and training designed to promote positive outcomes for underserved populations
  11. 11. Planned Parenthood  Safe at School Program  Anti harassment/anti bullying program for educators and others who work with students to better school climates and improve outcomes for LGBTQ youth in Utah
  12. 12. Plan-B Theatre Company  Premier of Virtue  Poet, composer, writer, herbologist, midwife, and Christian mystic- these are the many hats worn by Abbess Hildegard, a Twelfth Century revolutionary. Her dynamic, otherworldly life raises a number of profound questions still looking to be answered in the Twenty First Century: In a battle between spiritual conviction and institutional rules, which should win? What counts for more: theology or experience? And especially, who may we love?
  13. 13. Bennion Community Service Center  Alternative Breaks Program University of Utah students have the opportunity to spend their break volunteering, learning, and traveling with the program. These immersive weeklong opportunities center around social and environmental issues.
  14. 14. Utah Film Center  Damn These Heels Film Festival  Created in 2003 to reflect and celebrate our community’s diverse reality, Damn These Heels has challenged and entertained more than 18,000 people of all backgrounds through the expression and investigation of LGBT history, culture, ideas, struggles, and triumphs.
  15. 15. Youth Futures  Shelter, drop-in services, and street outreach Located in the heart of downtown Ogden, Youth Futures provides safe shelter, collaborative resources, respectful guidance and diverse support to homeless, unaccompanied, runaway and at- risk youth in Northern Utah.
  16. 16. Brigham Young Queer Alumni Association Recognition Banquet Recognizing and celebrating the LGBTQ community at BYU

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