On October 26 at 5:00pm ET we reopened the application and received 20 applications very quickly, reaching our funding limit for this round and requiring us to close the application.
Our team at the Campaign for Southern Equality has been so inspired to see innovative healing efforts led by LGBTQI Indigenous, Black, and Brown Southerners – and now, we’re excited to host a special grant round of our Southern Equality Fund. This $10,000 Southern Healers Special Grant Round will distribute grants of up to $500 to organizing efforts led by Indigenous, Black, and Brown LGBTQI Southerners.
We define healers broadly to include therapists, counselors, social workers, healers, addiction specialists, life coaches, body workers, yoga instructors, reiki masters, energy healers and other wellness practitioners.
We’ve got a few projects that we’re looking forward to issuing grants to – and we also want to hear nominations from you! Do you know a BIPOC-led healing effort in your community, or are you a healer or practitioner yourself that could use grant support? Submit nominations here.
These new grant rounds are part of the Campaign for Southern Equality’s Southern Equality Fund, which has been making grassroots grants across the LGBTQ South since 2015. Since its inception, the Southern Equality Fund has prioritized supporting work led by BIPOC, transgender, and rural organizers.
Criteria for Southern Healers Special Grant Round
We specifically seek nominations for projects or healers that are:
- Based in the South.
- Supporting people who are LGBTQI and Indigenous, Black, or Brown.
- You do not have to have 501c3 status to receive a grant; however, all activities that funding is used for do need to comply to 501c3 guidelines.
- Anyone is welcome and encouraged to nominate a project or healer for a grant, and organizers or healers may also nominate themselves.
Submit a Nomination for the Southern Healers Special Grant Round
Please fill out this nomination form and we may be in touch for more information.