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DignityUSA Receives Grant from the Gill Foundation

DignityUSA recently received a grant from the Gill Foundation, the nation’s largest funder of lesbian and gay organizations. The grant will support our general operation.

“We are very appreciative to receive this grant from the Gill foundation. It will help us in our efforts to further our mission,” said Matthew Gallagher, Executive Director. “This generous grant allows us to effectively continue our work and reach new levels of success.”

Founded by software entrepreneur Tim Gill in 1994, the Gill Foundation celebrates 10 years of investing in change for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. With an endowment of approximately $226 million, the foundation is the largest funder of lgbt organizations in the U.S  and has invested nearly $67 million in nonprofits throughout the country to date. The foundation was named the 2004 Outstanding foundation by the Association of Fundraising Professionals  the largest association of charitable fundraisers in the world.

“As we continue our mission of securing equal opportunity for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression, we are proud to support such a worthwhile organization and its important work, “said Rick Jung, national program officer for the Gill Foundation.

For more information about the Gill Foundation, visit www.gillfoundation.org.