This list was originally compiled for a conference presentation about funding issues for gay and lesbian artists.  The organizations on this list have all funded gay and lesbian projects in the past. Organizations that focus on gay and lesbian issues have asterisks next to their names.

Frameline Film/Video Completion Fund*
Grants: Up to $5,000
Frameline Film/Video Completion Fund 145 Ninth St. #300 San Francisco, CA94103 Phone: (415) 703-8650 Fax: (415) 861-1404 Email: Website:

David Bohnett Foundation*
Positive media portrayals of lesbians and gays
Grants: $10,000-$500,000
David Bohnett Foundation 245 South Beverly Dr. Beverly Hills, CA90212 Phone: (310) 276-0001  Fax: (310) 276-0007 Email: (Program Manager Paul Moore) Website:


Pridelights Foundation*
Massachusetts only.
Grants: Average $1,800
Pridelights Foundation 398 Columbus Avenue, #252 Boston, MA02116

Equity Foundation*
Oregon only. Also offers a scholarship program.
Grants: Average $1,500
Equity Foundation P.O. Box 5696 Portland, OR 97228 Phone: (503) 231-5759 Email: Website:

Samara Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation*
Vermont only. Also has a scholarship program
Grants: $500-$5000
The Samara Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation 3 Court Street Middlebury, VT05753  Phone: (802) 388-3355  Fax: (802) 388-3398 Email: Website:

Open Meadows Foundation
: Up to $2,000
Open Meadows Foundation Email:  Website:


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