Panhandle Pride, Inc. is a membership driven service organization offering advocacy and support to the LGBTQIAP+ community. We provide financial support to organizations who are focused on our impact areas by funding specific programs that help individuals. Our Community Councils bring those that share our mission together to collaborate. In addition to our support of organizations, we assist people in crisis and provide scholarship opportunities to LGBTQIAP+ people.
Our mission dictates that we financially support organizations who focus on improving one of our three impact areas: 1) Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion; 2) Awareness & Understanding; 3) Health, Safety, & Wellbeing.
The Texas Panhandle is a particularly harsh environment for funding for LGBTQIAP+ focused organizations. In 2023, the Board of Directors authorized 20% of our total annual fundraising event revenue to be disbursed to organizations who are focused on one of our three impact areas for specific programs that help individuals. We call these our Impact Ally Grants.
A) Serving the LGBTQIAP+ Community, and within these groups, we will especially prioritize those focused on:
B) Innovatively supporting people when or where nobody else is, especially:
C) Smaller, grassroots, and others who don’t have access to mainstream funding sources, especially organizations and groups that are focusing on issues that are impacting LGBTQIAP+ people at the intersection of social identities, including work that is focused on:
The Impact Ally Grant Process
1. Opportunity. Does your program focus on one or more of our three impact areas? Click on a link to learn more.
2. Eligibility: Does your organization qualify for funding?
All applications will be evaluated using a scoring system with higher scores receiving the first opportunity for funding. Funded amounts will be determined by the number of applicants, requested amount, and program relevance. We award 100% of our allocated funds. Awards will be announced in December, 2023 and funds distributed in January, 2024.
1. Grantees must execute all necessary agreements.
2. Grantees must complete the deliverables of the agreement.
3. Grantees must submit a final report to close out the grant.