Each year, the Gay Community Center of Richmond, offers non-profit organizations dedicated to positively impacting the lives of the LGBT community an opportunity for funding. This year, they have awarded $40,000 to the following organizations.
GLSEN: To further their support of Gay/Straight Alliances in area schools and purchase resource materials for school libraries.
PFLAG: To underwrite a fund-raising performance by Narissa Bond.
Minority Health Consortium: For STD education and prevention among lesbian and bisexual women.
Richmond Women’s Chorus: To recruit an Associate Artistic Director, Accompanist and secure rehearsal and performance space.
Virginia Anti-Violence Project: To host a Board retreat and create a strategic plan.
Fan Free Clinic: To increase access to health services for both the underinsured and uninsured.
Virginia Historical Society: To process, preserve and make available records of Virginia LGBT history and activism.
Metropolitan Community Church: To provide spiritual and emotional support to LGBT college students and recent graduates.
Richmond Triangle Players: To partially underwrite the cost of their new theater.
NERVE: Stories of Queer Resilience started out as a passion project for many involved, but has ended up as nothing short of inspiring. The project is a collaboration between Richmond Triangle Players, TheatreLAB, the Virginia Anti-Violence Project, and other members of the community. With a style described by the director, Melissa Reyford, as similar to [...]