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Pride Foundation awards grants to 56 organizations supporting LGBTQ community in the Northwest 32 Washington organizations among grantees

SEATTLE – On Thursday, November 13, Pride Foundation announced that it has awarded $303,775 to 56 organizations that support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) youth, adults, and families in the Northwest. In Washington State, 32 organizations received funding – totaling $175,000. Despite the surge in marriage equality victories across the country, and progress in Washington to provide inclusive healthcare coverage for Transgender people, LGBTQ people still face heightened risks of hate crimes, poverty, homelessness, discrimination, bullying, HIV infection, and mistreatment in social and human services. In fact just this year, Seattle was listed as having the third highest rate of anti-LGBT hate crimes in the country. By directing resources to those who remain most invisible and vulnerable despite recent progress, Pride Foundation’s community grants program is making an important statement about the work that lies ahead and the co

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