Since 1990, Stonewall Community Foundation has made strategic investments in LGBTQ organizations across the five boroughs. Whether providing grants, offering critical trainings about non-profit fundamentals or building strategic connections between organizations, Stonewall is in a unique position to strengthen our community from within.
Stonewall Community Foundation is founded as the public charity for New York City’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.
Stonewall Community Foundation issues its first grant for $30,000 to the LGBTQ Center and is celebrated on the front page of the Center’s Newsletter.
Stonewall Community Foundation issues a $25,000 challenge grant to Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) to allow HMI to hire its first Development Director.
Stonewall Community Foundation hires its first staff member and underwrites the New York Public Library’s “Becoming Visible” exhibit celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion.
Stonewall Community Foundation funds the first needs assessment for LGBTQ residents of Queens, a study that leads to the creation of Queens Pride House.
Stonewall Community Foundation hosts the first REVEL party – an event that would become an annual affair designed to engage young LGBTQ New Yorkers to invest in their community.
Stonewall Community Foundation launches The Stonewall Institute as a training and resource development program for donors, board members and non-profit leaders.
Stonewall Community Foundation hosts the first annual Stonewall Honors to acknowledge the extraordinary and all too often unrecognized contributions of women to the fight for full LGBTQ equality.
Stonewall Community Foundation receives its first $1 million gift to establish a new Charitable Remainder Trust.
Stonewall Community Foundation awards the first Allan Morrow Prize for excellence in LGBTQ board leadership.
Stonewall Community Foundation announces the $300,000 Racial Equity Initiative.
Stonewall Community Foundation launches Out In Front New York, an initiative aimed at training the next generation of community leaders.
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