Funders for LGBTQ Issues is a network of more than 75 foundations, corporations, and funding institutions that collectively award more than $1 billion annually, including approximately $100 million specifically devoted to LGBTQ issues.
Funders for LGBTQ work to increase the scale and impact of philanthropic resources aimed at enhancing the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender and queer communities, promoting equity, and advancing racial, economic and gender justice.
As of 2010, there were over 2.1 million American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) under the age of 24 living in the U.S.
“There is so much shame and disbelief about suicide that it is rarely talked about; stories and life challenges are not shared. Suicide is a mental health issue, and sharing experiences with one another is important so that we all learn from each other.”