Selection Process

In 2015, Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation (formerly GRGR/West) will fund four new beneficiaries in the following forms:

TIER 1 GRANTS – LOCAL LARGE ORGANIZATIONS:

Each year a large community or health organization is selected for a two-year unrestricted grant. A large organization is one having a budget of more than $1,000,000. Each of the two large organizations (one selected this year and one selected in the prior year) receives 35% of the funds raised after payment of the two $10,000 grants described below.

TIER 2 GRANTS – LOCAL SMALL ORGANIZATIONS:

Each year a small community or health organization is selected for a two-year unrestricted grant. A small organization is one having a budget of less than $1,000,000. Each of the two small organizations (one selected this year and one selected in the prior year) receives 15% of the funds raised after payment of the two $10,000 grants described below.

TIER 3 GRANTS – LOCAL:

One local community, health, or advocacy organization is selected to receive a one-time unrestricted $10,000 grant.

TIER 4 GRANTS – NATIONAL LGBT ADVOCACY:

One national organization advocating for LGBT rights is selected to receive a one-time unrestricted $10,000 grant.

Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation / REAL BAD Beneficiaries

Each year, Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation will select beneficiaries in the following categories:

1 Tier 1 Grant – Local Large Organization
1 Tier 2 Grant – Local Small Organization
1 Tier 3 Grants – Local
1 Tier 4 Grants – National LGBT Advocacy

Dates and Deadlines

Application submission deadline:
Monday, May 4, 2015

Notification of finalists:
Monday, May 18, 2015

20-minute oral presentation to REAL BAD Working Group:
Saturday, June 6, 2015

Host Voting on Local Restricted Grant:
Sunday, June 21, 2015

Host Margarita Kick-Off Party:
Sunday, June 21, 2015

REAL BAD XXVII:
Sunday, September 27, 2015

More Information

Please refer to the Beneficiary Application process document for details on the application process.

Questions

Questions regarding this application process are welcomed and should be directed (preferably via email) to:

Joanna Parks
REAL BAD XXVII Beneficiary Chair
joanna@realbad.org
415-309-4198