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Campus Pride Social Justice Grants

By Charlotte Robinson, December 29, 2021


Campus Pride the preeminent resource for LGBTQ leadership development, diversity, inclusion & advocacy within higher education announced the awarding of ten new Social Justice Mini-Grants for Activism. Campus Pride launched its social justice mini-grant program in June 2021 as part of the organization’s 20th-anniversary celebrations with an inaugural ten awards. Grantees represent schools from across the country working on projects ranging from providing binders to transgender students, cultivating a photojournalism series, developing educational & safe space trainings on campuses & supporting LGBTQ students on one of the most discriminatory campuses in the country. This inaugural class of awards were granted to George Washington University in Washington D.C., Pennsylvania State University, University of Connecticut, University of Minnesota, Virginia State University, University of Wisconsin, Brigham Young University & the University of Central Florida, Florida. Campus Pride was found in the fall of 2001 by LGBTQ civil rights leader & campus pioneer Shane L. Windmeyer who remains the current executive director of the org. Campus Pride represents the leading national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization for student leaders & campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students. The organization is a volunteer-driven network for & by student leaders. The primary objective of Campus Pride is to develop necessary resources, programs & services to support LGBTQ & ally students on college campuses across the United States. Campus Pride will continue awarding Social Justice Mini-Grants for Activism in 2022. Student activists are encouraged to apply online. For More Info…

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