UW Combined Fund Drive

LGBTQIA+

We are lucky to have some great organizations supporting the needs and providing great resources to LGBTQIA+ community in this area. We’re pleased to share them with you and encourage you to check them out.

You can help support LGBTQIA+ nonprofits through the UWCFD. Nonprofits need your support now more than ever. COVID-19 pandemic has slashed nonprofits’ revenue. We invite you to be offer support to and show your pride by supporting LGBTQIA+ organizations in this time of unprecedented need.

Here are some great organizations that you can support through the UWCFD. If you don’t see the organization you are looking for, let us know at uwcf@uw.edu. We’ll work to get them added to our program

1. Camp Ten Treeshttps://camptentrees.org/ – Charity Code: 1468090

Camp Ten Trees offers residential summer camp sessions for LGBTQ and Allied youth and for children of   LGBTQ  families. Since 2001, Camp Ten Trees has been a place for campers to build skills, strengthen resiliency, and make lifelong friends.

  1. Capital City Pridehttps://www.capitalcitypride.net/ Charity Code: 1481921

To host the annual Pride festival and parade for the greater Olympia WA area.

  1. Cedar River Clinics Feminist Women’s Health Center https://www.cedarriverclinics.org/ – Charity Code: 1480892

Cedar River Clinics specializes in abortion care, birth control, well woman and LGBTQ wellness services. We believe its your body, your life, your decisions. We have clinics in Renton, Seattle, and Tacoma.

  1. Entre Hermanoshttps://www.capitalcitypride.net/ – Charity Code: 0524060

Works to improve the health and well-being of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Latino/a community in a safe and culturally appropriate environment.

  1. Families Like Ours, Inc. – Charity Code: 1478660

Families Like Ours is the only national independent Adoption Exchange with a focus towards gay and lesbian families and mission of making change by breaking down barriers within adoption and foster care communities. Reducing the amount of time children wait for stable, safe forever families.

  1. Gay City Health Project https://www.gaycity.org/ – Charity Code: 0315949

Gay City Health Project promotes wellness in LGBT communities by providing health services, connecting people to resources, fostering arts, and building community. We are the leading community-based provider of HIV/STI testing in King County.

  1. Gender Alliance of the South Sound https://www.southsoundgender.com/ – Charity Code: 1479347

Serving South Sound WA State, GASS provides support, referrals, peer counseling, fellowship, social networking, and education for transgender and transsexual people and their allies. We work to establish and enhance our social and legal rights.

  1. GLSEN: Gay Lesbian Straight Education Networkhttps://www.glsen.org/ – Charity Code: 1479258

Eight of ten LGBT students are bullied or harassed in schools. We make America’s schools safer for all, regardless of sexual orientation / gender identity.

  1. The Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Inc. GLAADhttps://www.glaad.org/ – Charity Code: 0456944

GLAAD is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

  1. Greater Seattle Business Association Scholarship Fund https://www.thegsba.org/scholarship-home – Charity Code: 0319578

Grants scholarships for Washington undergraduates who demonstrate need and commitment to human rights promotes diverse leadership in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied community. Counties Served: All Counties

  1. Human Rights Campaign Foundationhttps://www.hrc.org/ – Charity Code: 0315683

Provides information and resources to educate the public and foster sound public policy to end discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people in the U.S. and abroad.

  1. Ingersoll Gender Centerhttps://ingersollgendercenter.org/ -Charity Code: 0316214

A service agency for the transsexual, transvestite and transgender community. We offer support groups, referrals to therapists, and trainings.

  1. Lambert Househttp://www.lamberthouse.org/ – Charity Code: 0320828

Lambert House is a multi-service community center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered youth. In our varied and unique programs, GLBT youth are in the majority and set the norm. Our volunteers served 538 individual youth 4,000 times in 2007.

  1. LAVENDER RIGHTS PROJECThttps://www.lavenderrightsproject.org/ – Charity Code: 1482839

Lavender Rights Project specializes in direct low-cost/free legal services to members of the trans and queer community, including anti-discrimination, wills and estate management, family law, dependency, and all transition-related legal matters.

  1. MPOWERMENT WASHINGTONhttps://www.mpowerwa.org/ – Charity Code: 1481877

Mpowerment Washington is a LGBTQ organization whose mission is to promote lasting sexual health and strong communities through outreach, education and community wellness amongst those most affected by HIV/AIDS and their allies.

  1. National Center for Lesbian Rightshttp://www.nclrights.org/ – Charity Code: 1478190

Through impact litigation, public policy advocacy, public education and direct legal services, NCLR advances the legal and human rights of LGBT people and their families.

  1. National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Foundationhttps://www.thetaskforceactionfund.org/ – Charity Code: 1481376

We are the LGBT community’s progressive voice. We build power through training and advocacy. We refuse to make compromises that would leave anyone behind.

  1. NW Network of Bisexual, Trans, Lesbian, Gay Survivors of Abusehttps://www.nwnetwork.org/ – Charity Code: 0316198

Advocacy, Individual Counseling, Safety Planning, Support Groups, Training for Service Providers, Community Education, Relationship Skills Classes, Youth Programming, Queer Parent Networking Dinners. All services are free and confidential.

  1. Parents, Families And Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Inc. – PFLAGhttps://pflag.org/ – Charity Code: 0316166

Promotes the health and well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, their families and friends through support, education and advocacy.

  1. PFLAG Seattlehttps://www.pflagseattle.org/ – Charity Code: 0524061

PFLAG-Olympia Parents Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays –  http://pflag-olympia.org/ – Charity Code: 1479572

PFLAG is the nation’s first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, their families, and allies. Founded in 1973, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through support, education, and advocacy, provided by its chapters in Seattle elsewhere.

  1. Pizza Klatch https://pizzaklatch.org/ – Charity Code: 1481491

Pizza Klatch reduces bullying and prevents suicide by providing in-school facilitated support groups that promote well-being for marginalized, isolated youth, particularly LGBTQ lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning.

  1. PRIDE FOUNDATIONhttps://pridefoundation.org/ – Charity Code: 0316716

Pride Foundation inspires giving to expand opportunities and advance full equality for LGBTQ people across the Northwest. Since 1985, generous Pride Foundation donors have invested over 60 million in the LGBTQ movement in AK, ID, MT, OR, WA.

  1. Rainbow City Performing Artshttp://www.rainbowcityband.com/ – Charity Code: 1478550

Rainbow City Band is a community band open to all gay, lesbian, transgendered, gay-friendly age 18 and older. It provides musical education to its members and performances for the public. It seeks to promote positive images of the GLBT community.

  1. Safe Schools Coalitionhttp://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/index.html – Charity Code: 0316747

Intervenes in homophobic harassment, trains teachers about bias-based bullying and the needs of children with gay/lesbian/bi/trans parents, provides tools (posters, etc.), holds districts accountable. Counties Served: All Counties

  1. Seattle Counseling Center – Seattle Counseling Services For Sexual Assaulthttps://seattlecounseling.org/ – Charity Code: 0497094

Providing a broad range of culturally competent mental health, chemical dependency treatment, and social well-being programs to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender communities in King County.

  1. Seattle Men’s Chorus/Seattle Women’s Chorushttps://www.seattlechoruses.org/ – Charity Code: 0496994

Entertains, enlightens, unifies, and heals audiences and members, using the power of words and music to recognize the value of gay and straight people and their relationships. Counties Served: based in King, Outreach tours covering entire state.

  1. Services And Advocacy For GLBT Elders, Inc.- https://www.sageusa.org/ – Charity Code: 1481822

We provide support services for LGBT older adults, advocate for their rights through public policy, and promote positive images of LGBT life in later years.

  1. Stonewall Youthhttps://www.stonewallyouth.org/our-work– Charity Code: 0316285

Stonewall Youth is an organization of youth, activists, and allies that empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual LGBTQQIA youth to speak for themselves, educate their communities, and support each other.

29. The Trevor Projecthttps://www.thetrevorproject.org/ – Charity Code: 1479131

The Trevor Project offers life-saving, life-affirming programs and services to LGBTQ youth that create safe, accepting and inclusive environments over the phone, online and through text.

30. University of Washington Q Centerhttp://depts.washington.edu/qcenter/wordpress/ – Charity Code: 0493258

The Q Center facilitates an open, safe, inclusive, and celebratory environment for UW bisexual, lesbian, gay, queer, Two-spirit, transgender, intersex, questioning, same-gender-loving, differently oriented, and allied students, faculty, and staff.

31. PEERSEATTLE.ORG – Charity Code: 0316061

SASG provide peer emotional support groups and one on one peer support services to the LGBTQ community and their allies. Many of our programs directly address those affected by HIV/AIDS and Addiction/Recovery issues.