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LGBT Scholarships and Grants: Show Your Pride and Attend College

LGBT Scholarships and Grants: Show Your Pride and Attend College

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

About 4% of the U.S. population considers itself to be LGBT, so it’s not surprising that a number of grants and scholarships exist to support members of this community who pursue higher education. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, and while these four very distinct groups make up the LGBT community as a […]

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LGBT Grants Fund Non-Profit Social Justice Initiatives

LGBT Grants Fund Non-Profit Social Justice Initiatives

| October 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

According to a recent Williams Institute study, around 4% of the population of the United States identifies itself as being LGBT. This acronym stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, which brings four distinct groups of sexual identity together under one umbrella. And while these groups that make up the LGBT community can be very […]

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LGBT Research Grants Improve the Lives of the LGBT Community

LGBT Research Grants Improve the Lives of the LGBT Community

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are two major sources for LGBT research grants. The organizations that offer them provide funding for research into lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender populations and to fully explore the issues that each individually face in their daily lives. This includes the study of health and well-being of those that consider themselves to be LGBT […]

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HACER Scholarship Gives $100,000 Awards to Hispanic Students

HACER Scholarship Gives $100,000 Awards to Hispanic Students

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

HACER Scholarship is offered by a partnership between the Hispanic American Center for Economic Research, the Ronald McDonald House Charities and McDonald’s Corporation. Since 1985, the RMHC/HACER program has provided over $22 million in college funding to over 15,000 Hispanic students. It was inspired by former educator and McDonald’s franchisee Richard Castro who spearheaded the […]

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Transgender Grants Fund Reassignment Surgery and Non-Profit Social Justice Initiatives

Transgender Grants Fund Reassignment Surgery and Non-Profit Social Justice Initiatives

| October 7, 2013 | 25 Comments

While transgendered individuals make up the smallest segment of the LGBT community, there are several grants available that offer support specifically to those that consider themselves to be transgender and to organizations involved with social justice issues that affect these individuals. To those unfamiliar with the concept, transgender is a state of gender identity where […]

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How to Find Grants for Black Men Offered by Foundations

How to Find Grants for Black Men Offered by Foundations

| August 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Foundations often target minority groups for funding when a particular group is disproportionately affected by issues such as poverty, unemployment or crime. This is often the case with grants that support black men. For example, if drop out rates are much higher in black men than in whites, foundations may choose to support education initiatives […]

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