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Grantees

Since launching in 2021, the Leonard Litz Foundation has awarded over $1million in grants to dozens of nonprofit organizations serving the LGBTQ+ community. Our grantees include organizations of all sizes, with a strong emphasis on direct impact for the members of our community who need it most. While our geographic scope focuses primarily on the Northeast at the moment, we are proud to work with groups located in major metropolitan areas, as well as smaller organizations that don’t necessarily have the same access or visibility, but still manage to do incredible, life-affirming work in their communities. Our grants have helped fund a wide variety of programs and services, including LGBTQ+ youth summer camps, transgender mentorship programs, and mental health outreach.

These LGBTQ+ Community Centers are often “the heart and soul of their communities,” places where people can find resources, services, support, and a safe, welcoming space to just be. We at the Leonard Litz Foundation are proud to support their work, and we invite you to take some time to research the LGBTQ+ Community Centers in your own communities. You’ll be amazed and excited by the amount of good they can do with whatever support you can offer them.

Community Grant Recipients

ACLU-CT
Asylum Connect
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
Brooklyn Community Pride Center
Caribbean Equality Project
Centerlink
City Lights Gallery
Community Shelter Services
Copper Beech Institute
Dutchess County Pride Center
Eastern PA Trans Equality Project
EDGE New Jersey
Family Counseling Services of Finger Lakes
Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC
GLAAD
Hudson Pride Center
In Our Own Voices
Kids in Crisis
Lamda Legal
Live Out Loud
NLGJA
Odyssey Teen Camp
Out in the Open
OUT Maine
OUT MetroWest
Outright Vermont
Pace University LGBTQ+ Center
Power Safe Place Resource Center of Virginia
Pride Center of Maryland
Pride Center of New Jersey

Rock Steady Farm
Rockland County Pride Center
Sam and Devorah Foundation for Trans Youth
South Coast LGBT Network
Team NY Aquatics
The Center NYC
The LOFT
The Pride Network
Triangle Community Center
Washington Blade Foundation
Westchester Jewish Community Services
YouthPride Inc.