The Louis L. Borick Foundation: Grants for LGBT

OVERVIEW: The Louis L. Borick Foundation supports LGBT organizations that promote equality.

IP TAKE: Borick distributes around $4 million in grants per year and distributes most grants in December.

PROFILE: Entrepreneur Louis Borick founded the Louis Borick Foundation in 1997 to “create opportunity for people to reach their full potential, positively contribute to society and participate in a culturally rich community by supporting education, youth, leadership development, and the arts.” Across the foundation, Borick funds animal welfare, the arts, early childhood education, foster youth, LGBT, and preservation.

 The foundation’s LGBT grantmaking supports “nonprofit organizations that build community and promote equality for all people.” Borick’s grants average between $10,000 and $50,000. The foundation awards grants to organizations located across the United States, but prioritizes organizations located in Northern California, Southern California, and Texas. To learn more about Borick grantees, explore its searchable past grants page.

The foundation does not currently accept unsolicited grant applications or requests for funding.

PEOPLE:

  • Lauren Johnson, Program Director and Executive Director
  • Steven Borick, Board President
  • Linda Borick, Board Treasurer and Secretary
  • Robert Borick, Board Vice President

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