WHAT IS THE QUEER TEXAS CRISIS FUND (QTCF)?
The QTCF is a joint project by Texas Pride Impact Funds and Equality Texas. The fund was created to raise money during the COVID-19 pandemic to distribute to LGBTQ+ serving nonprofit organizations providing emergency relief to communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
In 2020, $50,000 was distributed to:
AIDS Outreach Center, (Fort Worth), AIDS Walk South Dallas, Inc., (Dallas), Austin Latino/a Lesbian Gay Organization DBA allgo, (Austin), BEAT AIDS Coalition Trust, (San Antonio), Borderland Rainbow Center, (El Paso), East Lubbock Art House, (Lubbock), Embrace: A Festival for all LGBTQIA+ Austinites, (Austin), Institute for Chicanx Psychology, (Austin), Organizacion Latina de Trans in Texas, (Houston), Panhandle AIDS Support Organization, (Amarillo), Save Our Sisters United, Inc, (Houston), South Texas Equality Project, (Harlingen), The Mahogany Project, (Houston), Transforming Texas, (San Antonio), Transfronterizxs, (El Paso) and WhatsintheMirrror, (Austin).
The partnership responded again in 2022 to the politically motivated, cascading attacks on trans youth and their families and the broader transgender, gender-nonbinary communities of Texas with $75,000 in Rapid Response funding to trans-led and supportive organizations. In 2023, we are relaunching the fund and fundraising efforts to provide assistance to communities directly impacted by anti-LGBTQ+ legislation that passed during the 88th Legislative Session. Our goal is to raise $100,000.
QTCF, harnessing the complementary strengths of TPIF and ETF and our collective access to resources, actively solicits donations today.
Thank you for your generosity and compassion
We hope to provide some level of reprieve to families who need it most throughout our state.
To make a donation please click here or mail check made out to Queer Texas Crisis Fund (ETF) to P O Box 2340, Austin, Texas 78768.
Please make your contribution today.
WHO WE ARE
The Equality Texas Foundation works to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Texans through education, community organizing, and collaboration.
Texas Pride Impact Funds
Texas Pride Impact Funds serves as a community foundation to propel the LGBTQ movement in Texas by supporting nonprofits that help thousands of our citizens across the state every day.