Our Fund Foundation Community Assessment Report 2020 Final - Page 5

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Issues of equality & social justice impact LGBT + individuals and must be addressed

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Discrimination : prevention , equity , and inclusion
Prejudice : bullying , hate crimes , and vulnerable population empowerment
Advocacy : political mobilization , rights , and legal protections
Voice : Concerns of the LGBT + community must be heard
Transcends : Lifespan and minority communities
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Targeted arts and culture funding is needed

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Increase philanthropy for arts and culture Establish specialized arts and culture fund for grantmaking
Decrease “ competition ” between funding human services versus arts and culture
Consider arts and culture grants with a health promotion , equality , and / or social justice focus
General operating , capacity building and multi-year grants are needed

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Operations and infrastructure funding to support programs Administrative and capital funding associated with service delivery Capacity-building support Multi-year grants designed for impact and continuity Collective impact initiatives Matching grants to stimulate additional fundraising Fewer grants and larger grant awards

Primary findings reveal unmet needs