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Consortium is excited to announce a new programme of activity for LGBT+ organisations working across England.

The Government Equalities Office has contracted Consortium to deliver a small grants programme and accompanying Skills Development and Training Programme for LGBT+ organisations.

The Grants Programme will open on Weds 6th...

The Consortium team are excited to share details of our fresh new look that will come into effect later this month. 

We want to recognise the diversity of our communities

Our communities are diverse and evolving. Consortium wants to reflect these developments and ensure we are more inclusive in the way we talk about our...

There continues to be a sustained attack against our LGBT communities within elements of the mainstream media. Consortium remains firm in its support for its Members and the amazing work they do every day to help transform the lives of individual LGB and Trans people.

Current attacks focus on use of Lottery funds to support LGBT causes,...

Following recent events resulting in a vital grant from the Big Lottery Fund to our Member Mermaids being called in for review, we absolutely stand with Mermaids. We have worked with Mermaids over very many years and commend them on the work they do to help young trans people understand their true selves. The team behind Mermaids are dedicated...

Thanks to support from The National Lottery Community Fund and LGBT partners, we're offering free fundraising training days across the UK during Spring 2019.

Each session will be tailored to the needs of participants, but may include:

Becoming funding ready, Choosing the best types...

Despite experiencing Hate Crime at a higher rate than white LGBT+ people* and differing needs among communities, there are still few LGBT+ organisations that have specific provisions for people of colour. In Birmingham, 42% of residents are from an ethnic group other than white and 45.7% of Birmingham residents are under 30, compared with 36.8...

We are excited to announce that we will be holding our Conference & AGM in Central London on Saturday 26th January 2019, 11am - 5pm.

This year the theme of the Conference will be Funding & Fundraising.

We will open the day with a very exciting announcement, but for the moment our lips are sealed!

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Last week the Government Equalities Office announced a range of LGBT focussed grants and contracts on their Contracts Finder Website.
We have created a brief overview of each grant or contract, please click on the link for each fund for full details, deadlines and information about application processes.

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The 12th - 16th November is Trustees' Week.

 

Trustees' Week offers a chance to celebrate and show case the amazing work that Trustees do all year round. 

LGBT Consortium would like to thank its own amazing Trustees who volunteer their time and energy to sit on the board. You can find out more about LGBT Consortium's board...

Today the Government announced their plans for investing in the LGBT sector to help fulfill their commitments set out in the LGBT Action Plan. As part of these plans, Minister for Women and Equalities Penny Mordaunt has announced the formation of an LGBT Advisory Panel which will bring together expertise from within our communities and ensure...

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