Thursday, September 29, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library 
455 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016

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*This will be a hybrid celebration of LGBTQ philanthropy. Those attending virtually will have live access to the awards presentation slated to run approximately between 5:45 and 6:45 PM. 


April Bethea 
Director of Philanthropic Outreach
Funders for LGBTQ Issues

The Pride In Philanthropy Awards: Celebrating 40 Years of LGBTQ Philanthropy

We are thrilled to announce our 2022 Pride in Philanthropy Awards, celebrating 40 years of Funders for LGBTQ Issues and honoring five individuals and institutions that have led the way in funding the advancement of equality, social justice, and better lives for LGBTQ communities.


Funders for LGTBQ Issues is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the Pride in Philanthropy Awards.

  • Urvashi Vaid will be honored with the Paul Rapoport Award for Lifetime Achievement in LGBTQ Philanthropy. This award will be presented posthumously to Urvashi to honor her profound legacy within the philanthropic sector. Urvashi’s thought leadership and deep commitment to centering  the diverse intersections of LGBTQ people’s lives continues to transform our sector.
  • Tzedek Social Justice Fund will be recognized with the Out in the South Leadership Award for its legacy of thoughtful leadership and impactful grantmaking in LGBTQ Southern communities.
  • Kiyomi Fujikawa will receive the Reed Erickson Award for Trailblazing Philanthropic Leadership. This award honors Kiyomi’s  leadership in furthering trans issues and grantmaking in philanthropy, including supporting the launch of the  Fund for Trans Generations at Borealis Philanthropy.
  • Foundation for a Just Society will be recognized with the Out for Impact Award for its significant commitment to LGBTQ Issues as a non-LGBTQ funder. FJS is now one of the largest grantmakers nationally and internationally of LGBTQ Issues.
  • Black Trans Fund will be honored with Grantmakers United for Trans Communities (GUTC) Leadership Award.  The first national fund dedicated to Black Trans organizing, the Black Trans Fund has transformed the field of philanthropy to draw funder attention to an incredibly under-resourced part of the LGBTQ community.


Aaron Dorfman, Alli Jernow, Ana Marie Argilagos, Bia Vieira, Brad Clark, Cathy Kapua, Desiree Flores, Jennifer Ching, Johnathan Jayes-Green, Kristina Wertz, Lyle Matthew Kan, Matthew “Matty” Hart, Namita Chad, Paul DiDonato, Richard Burns, Roger Doughty, Ryan Li Dahlstrom, Storme Gray, Surina Khan, Susan Taylor Batten, Hez Norton, Rebecca Fox, and Rickke Mananzala

*Still in Formation