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Solidarity Sub-Committee

Co-Chairs: Dallas Barnes and Doug Kerr

If you wish to contact the Solidarity Committee, email info@interpride.org and it will be forwarded accordingly. 

 

Currently, injustice and inequality exists around the world for many LGBTI people and communities. In much of the world accessing funding support for even the smallest public actions and events is an enormous challenge. This fund is designed to address this gap.

 

The mission of the Solidarity Sub-Committee of InterPride’s Human Rights Committee is to distribute the voluntarily collected funds from our membership and sponsors to organizations that are helping to create change and promote a better understanding of LGBTI communities. The committee does this by awarding grants to community-based events around the world, with a focus on places where public LGBTI events face challenges and hostility.

 

Since the fund was launched in 2013, grants have been awarded to help produce an LGBTI film festival in Macedonia, a mass LGBTI wedding in The Philippines, and the first public Pride gatherings in Jinja, Uganda and in Nassau, The Bahamas.

 

The 2016 Solidarity Fund Grants are NOW CLOSED. Thank you to everyone who applied. The process is now underway to allocate the available funds and those successful applicants will be notified once this has been done.

Solidarity Fund Donation

The Solidarity Fund is supported through the generous donations of individuals and organizations, in particular, many Pride organizations that are part of InterPride and make generous annual contributions to the fund.

 

If you’d like to assist those struggling in regions that are hostile or challenging for LGBTI organizers, please donate to the Solidarity Fund, please email info@interpride.org if you are interested in making a donation. On behalf of all the groups we are funding around the world, we thank you for your support.

 

Click on this image to read the 2015 InterPride Solidarity Fund Report.

 

 

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