Our Mission

Helping LGBTQ+ people fulfill their potential, the Leonard-Litz Foundation’s mission is to fund organizations which advance the interests and well-being of the LGBTQ+ community through advocacy, programs, and services that meet the needs of LGBTQ+ people.  Preference will be given to organizations located in the northeast U.S.

The Leonard-Litz Foundation supports partner organizations that are improving the lives of the LGBTQ+ community through life-affirming services. The Foundation seeks grant proposals for programs that address one or more of the following focus areas; Health and Wellness, Crisis InterventionRacial JusticeAdvocacy and Community Engagement, Social Assistance and Programming

Special consideration will be given to partners serving communities of color, and transgender or gender-nonconforming people, with their grants requiring less administrative burden in order to help directly attack the inequalities they face.