OUR GRANT RECIPIENTS
To date, wayOUT has partnered with 19 organizations that have or will recieve grants issued by wayOUT by the end of 2022. These organizations serve the young LGBTQ+ population in their local communities. By serving as a conduit for donors and our grant recipients, wayOUT is able to assist raising the national profile of these organizations and bring attention to the immediate and direct needs of LGBTQ+ youth in these communities.
wayOUT’s grant applicants have increased nearly 100% year over year. Each grant issued is at the discretion of the recipient and the needs of their own community. As a result, the programs within these grant recipient organizations vary for each center allowing the funds we to have a broad and impact across many areas of focus.
These areas of focus from our Grant Recipients include:
General LGBTQ+ Youth Services & Programs.
School Based Resources
Mental Health & Suicide Prevention
Housing & Homelessness
LGBTQ+ Competant Healthcare
Transgender Youth Support & Services
At-risk Intersectional LGBTQ+ Youth of Color
Mentoring, Tutoring & Career Building
LGBTQ+ Affirming Transitional Foster Services
2022 GRANT RECIPIENTS
2021 GRANT RECIPIENTS
Corpus Christi, TX | $60,000 Raised | Bay Area Recipient
The Coastal Bend Pride Center provides the resources, tools, staff, and physical space to empower its members to achieve health and wellness goals, connect with one another and the broader community, advocate for justice against discrimination and inequality, and promote opportunity in a safe and empowering setting.
2020 GRANT RECIPIENTS
Phoenix, AZ | $30,000 Raised | Bay Area Recipient
Our mission is to serve LGBTQ youth and young adults ages 11-24. We enhance their lives by providing empowering social and service programs that promote self‐expression, self‐acceptance, leadership development, and healthy life choices.
2019 GRANT RECIPIENTS
Jacksonville, FL | $104,000 Raised | NYC Recipient
JASMYN supports and empowers LGBTQ young people by creating safe space, providing health and wholeness services and offering youth development opportunities, while bringing people and resources together to promote equality and human rights.
Orlando, FL | $128,000 Raised | Bay Area Recipient
The mission of Zebra Coalition is to support and inspire LGBTQ+ youth. The Coalition assists young people facing homelessness, bullying, isolation from their families, and physical, sexual and drug abuse with individualized programs to guide them to recovery and stability.
2018 GRANT RECIPIENTS
Charlotte, NC | $100,000 Raised | Bay Area Recipient
To support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth by offering vital programs, fostering unconditional acceptance, and creating safe spaces for self-expression through leadership, community support and advocacy.