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Advocacy & Programs → Grant Program Supporting those who strengthen our mission.

Our Purpose

We’re proud of the growing number of organizations that share our mission to end discrimination and promote healthy lives for the LGBTQ+ community. Through The HCAI Fund, we provide financial support for these groups, particularly those that address basic needs, safety and wellness, stigma and discrimination, equality, and education. Some of our past grant recipients include the New Haven Pride Center, The Yale Gender Program, The Jim Collins Foundation, and The Youth Continuum. Together, we can make our mission a movement.

Funding Parameters

Funding will be considered for 501(c)3 organizations whose mission aligns with ours, and that address one or more of the following areas for members of the LGBTQ+ community. For the full list of parameters, please refer to our grant guidelines.

1. Basic needs support and assistance

2. Substance abuse that impacts treatment and care

3. Equality in community life (work, housing, education, and access to healthcare)

4. Mental health support and services

5. Stigma and discrimination

6. HIV/AIDS education, prevention and support

7. Advertising/marketing or similar services that specifically support the program for which the grant is being requested

APPLICATION Grant Program Application

We're not alone in our mission – and neither are you. Let's amplify our impact together.

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