50 Funders increased their global LGBTI Funding by 25% or more in 2017–2018

The 2017-2018 Global Resources Report: Government and Philanthropic Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Communities, documents over 19,764 grants awarded by 800 foundations, NGO intermediary funders, and corporations and by 15 donor government and multilateral agencies over the two-year period of 2017-2018. The 2017-2018 report shows an overall increase of 11% for global LGBTI funding compared to the previous report, totaling $560 million (USD).

Within that increase, we are pleased to share that the following list of 50 funders each increased their funding to LGBTI communities by 25% or more comparing the two year period of 2017–2018 to 2015-2016. This analysis includes funds awarded for the purpose regranting, while excluding funding focused on the U.S. 

Thank you to these funders and all represented in the Global Resources Report for your commitment to LGBTI communities!  



Those with an asterisk are GPP Members 

Advocates for YouthFord Foundation*North Star Fund
All OutFoundation for a Just Society*Our Fund
Alphawood FoundationFRIDA the Young Feminist FundPlanetRomeo Foundation
American Institute of BisexualityFront Line DefendersRed Umbrella Fund
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Gilead SciencesSigrid Rausing Trust*
ARIA FoundationGovernment of CanadaSmall Change Foundation
Baring Foundation*Government of FinlandStiftung EVZ
Barrow Cadbury TrustGovernment of FranceStonewall Community Foundation
Bread for the WorldGovernment of NorwaySwedish Federation for LGBTQ Rights (RFSL)
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDSGreater Kansas City Community FoundationTides Foundation
Calamus Foundation (Delaware)Heinrich Böll StiftungTudor Trust
Calamus Foundation (New York)Henry van Ameringen FoundationUN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
COC NetherlandsHirschfeld Eddy FoundationUnitarian Universalist Service Committee
Comic ReliefInternational Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) - EuropeUrgent Action Fund (Africa)
David Bohnett FoundationMama Cash*ViiV Healthcare
Elton John AIDS Foundation (combined UK + US offices)MetLife FoundationWorld Bank
Fondation de FranceMongolian Women's Fund