As gays and lesbians gain ground on equality and become more active on social issues, fundraisers are gaining insights into the best ways to solicit them for donations.
Below is a collection of articles about how to write appeals that are sensitive and inclusive and anticipate the next steps for LGBT groups now that they’ve achieved marriage equality, and more.
May 19, 2013
Raising Money From Gay Couples: Advice From the Experts
Establish an anti-bias policy for your organization and think hard about how to deal with tax deductions for couples whose marriages aren't recognized by the federal tax code.
October 02, 2015
Gay-Rights Focus Turns to Stopping Violence and Intolerance
With a favorable ruling from the Supreme Court on gay marriage, activists are setting their sites on transgender issues, fighting discrimination in places like Uganda, and getting more financial support.
May 19, 2013
Same-Sex Couples Get New Attention From Fundraisers
With more states legalizing gay marriage, nonprofits see a source of new money—but some donors say they have been put off by a lack of sensitivity.
July 01, 2013
After a Gay-Rights Victory, a New Challenge for Grant Makers
Foundations provided much of the critical support that helped grass-roots groups advance same-sex marriage, but now it's time to help charities push for full equality.
November 03, 2014
Donors to Gay Causes Consider Their Next Steps
After a spate of legal victories on same-sex marriage, the next challenge could be employment discrimination, bullying and homelessness among gays, or many issues at once.