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Acorn Equality Fund

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Mutual Aid/Direct Giving/Fundraising
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Professional Development/Scholarships/Higher Education

Location

P.O. Box 6286
Peoria, Illinois 61601

Contact Info

Phone:

Notes

"Established in 1999, Acorn Equality Fund in Peoria, Illinois, is a grassroots nonprofit organization that provides financial support for the advancement of education, health, and civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons and their allies. We raise funds in order to give out grants and scholarships to promote higher education. Together we can build a bright, united future."

Lighthouse Foundation

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • Mutual Aid/Direct Giving/Fundraising
  • Youth Services

Location

2335 N. Orchard Street
Chicago, Illinois 60115
Cook County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: (773) 808-3050
Email:

Notes

"We are a nonsectarian, nonprofit social justice organization that advances justice for Black LGBTQ+ people across Chicagoland through empowerment, education, and entertainment."
Also: "The Lighthouse Foundation is raising money for its Black Queer Mutual Aid Fund, which will give out $100 micro-grants to Black LGBTQ people in need in light of the COVID-19 pandemic." (from an article on blockclubchicago.org)