2017-2018 Global Resources Report: Philanthropic and Government Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Communities

The 2017-18 Global Resources Report will be published in May 2020. 

The bi-annual Global Resources Report provides governments, multilateral agencies, civil society, philanthropy and corporate foundations with the most detailed and accurate understanding of the global funding landscape on LGBTI issues.

The Global Resources Report is developed in partnership by Global Philanthropy Project and Funders for LGBTQ Issues.

View previous reports… 

2015-2016 Global Resources Report: Philanthropic and Government Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Communities
Global Philanthropy Project and Funders for LGBTQ Issues, April 2018.


This report captures data on 12,964 grants awarded by 511 foundations, intermediaries, and corporations and by 15 government and multilateral agencies over the two-year period of 2015-2016. It provides detailed data on the distribution of LGBTI funding by geography, issue, strategy, and population focus, offering a tool for identifying trends, gaps, and opportunities in the rapidly changing landscape of LGBTI funding. 

Comparing the 2015-16 versus 2013-14 data, we track a 35% increase in number of reported grants and show that global LGBTI funding grew by 23%, or $100 million (USD), in total grant amount. [Read in Spanish/ Lea el reporte en español]

2013-2014 Global Resources Report: Philanthropic and Government Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Communities
Global Philanthropy Project and Funders for LGBTQ Issues, June 2016. 


This first-of-its-kind report captures data on 9,632 grants awarded by 415 foundations and intermediaries and by 16 government and multilateral agencies over the two-year period of 2013-2014.

The report provides detailed data on LGBTI funding distribution by geography, issue, strategy, and population focus, offering a baseline for identifying trends, gaps, and opportunities in the rapidly changing landscape of LGBTI funding.