Round 1 Successful Applicants

In the first round of funding under the LGBT+ Futures Fund Consortium and the Government Equalities Office were delighted to announce 24 LGBT+ organisations would share the £200,000 available for distribution.

Funding will support LGBT+ communities to be more visible and organisations supporting LGBT+ communities more sustainable.

A full list of successful applications is below. Consortium will be welcoming applications to Round 2 of the LGBT+ Futures Fund from 3rd May 2019. 

List of grants

Allsorts Youth Project: £12,525: creation of a programme of work specifically aimed at improving BAMER/POC inclusion.

Bi Pride UK: £4,202: ensuring that the first Bi Pride amplifies marginalised voices within the UK’s bi communities, with a specific focus on people with disabilities.

Bolton Rainbow Community: £1,400: development of a safe, confidential space for LGBT+ local communities.

Brum Bi Group: £1,200: supporting the development of this group providing safe and friendly social and peer support for people aged 16+.

Bury LGBT+ Forum: £1,850: a fringe Pride event consisting of a Rainbow Train on a heritage railway line, targeting older LGBT+ people.

Curious Arts Limited: £2,500: strengthen the offer of the organisation as well as governance, policies and board recruitment.

Encompass Network: £5,080: development of the Queer Qandi Fest 2019, a festival for LGBTQ+ people of colour.

Gendered Intelligence CIC: £14,226: Summer Camp for 40 young people who are trans, non binary or questioning their gender.

Lancashire LGBT: £9,899: sustainability grant to enable work on organisational strategy and implementation over 12 months.

Leicester LGBT Centre: £18,698: sustainability grant towards training for volunteers to engage and raise awareness of the work of the organisation in community settings.

Lesbian Unity Festival South London: £1,500: implementation of Lesbian Unity Festival 2019 for women of all backgrounds in South London.

LGBT Foundation: £9,958: Men’s Programme providing creative activities for gay, bisexual and gay men of all ages and backgrounds, aimed at improving wellbeing, reducing isolation, and increasing confidence.

Marlborough Theatre C.I.C & New Writing South: £9,475: "The Coast is Queer", an LGBTQ writers festival in Brighton.

MindOut LGBTQ Mental Health Service: £10,961: sustainability grant to build the capacity and capabilities to plan the next 3-5 years.

Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre: £18,558: sustainability grant to support the implementation of a three year strategic plan.

Opening Doors London (ODL): £12,864: establishing two new strands of engagement: Older LGBT+ BAME engagement; and Older LGBT+ Trans and Non-Binary engagement.

Pride in Gloucestershire: £2,250: ensuring Pride is accessible to people who are deaf or experiencing hearing loss.

Pride in Sheffield: £8,869: improve accessibility and inclusion at the 2019 Pride in Sheffield event for neurodivergent people, BAME people, trans people, elderly people, people with mobility or mental health issues.

Salford Pride: £2,500: improving inclusion and broadening participation at the annual Pink Picnic event via: Youth Zone, Picnic Area, Deaf interpreters, Wheelchair accessible toilets.

SAYiT: £14,643: engagement with young LGBT+ SEND people to ensure those young people's needs are met within their own, and others services, across Sheffield.

The Clare Project: £8,000: creation of TNB drop-in in Hastings, a dedicated opportunity for trans and non-binary communities.

The Intercom Trust: £15,810: sustainability grant to explore income diversification and embed strategic plan.

TransBareAll: £1,700: publishing a book to showcase the history of the organisation including creative works from the Trans community.

UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group: £10,578: translating and subtitling legal information videos and text to improve inclusion of LGBTQI+ people and communities currently underrepresented.


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