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TEGNA Foundation grants for programs supporting the LGBTQ+ Community

If you're part of a non-profit that supports the LGBTQ+ community, this grant opportunity is for you.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — TEGNA Foundation’s DE&I Grant committee is requesting grant proposals for programs supporting the LGBTQ Community. Programs should focus on a community TEGNA serves and support one of the following areas: LGBTQ+ youth, LGBTQ+ adults, and/or LGBTQ+ community outreach and education.

Proposals and supporting documents should be emailed in one combined PDF document to foundation@tegna.com by Friday, August 12. TEGNA Foundation will not accept proposals by mail.

Eligible organizations:

  • Tax-exempt public charities classified by the Internal Revenue Service as Section 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2)

For a full list of what organizations are not eligible for TEGNA Foundation funding, please visit the Community Grants page.

A proposal must include the following:

  1. a completed TEGNA Foundation Grant Application Form 
  2. IRS letter of determination for 501(c)3 tax exemption
  3. your organization’s non-discrimination policy
  4. detailed listing of proposed use of requested funds, a one-page program budget, and a one-page summary of organization’s budget
  5. program description of no more than three pagesthat includes:
    • needs statement
      • objectives of the program to be funded
      • whether the program is new or ongoing
      • constituency to be served
    • sustainability statement
      • your organization's qualifications to carry out the program
      • how the program will be evaluated (include any tracking or historical information available)
      • plans for continued funding of the program, if applicable
      • other funding sources, committed and applied for.

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