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Planned gift leaves lasting legacy for LGBTQ+ community
Planned gift leaves lasting legacy for LGBTQ+ community
Bequest propels Gay Community Endowment Fund to $2 million In September, the Gay Community Endowment Fund received the second-largest gift in its 20-year history, helping to propel the fund to more than $2 million in charitable assets. The $60,912 bequest...
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GCEF presents 2021 scholarships
GCEF presents 2021 scholarships
The Gay Community Endowment Fund recently awarded scholarships to four students who have positively impacted the LGBTQ+ community. In total, the GCEF Scholarship Fund awarded $8,000 this year to help local students achieve their higher education...
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Impact grant supports LGBTQ+ community needs assessment
Impact grant supports LGBTQ+ community needs assessment
A recent impact grant from the Gay Community Endowment Fund will help to shape future investments in the local LGBTQ+ community for years to come. In March, the fund awarded a $10,000 grant to the Kent State University Foundation to support the Greater...
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GCEF Impact Grant Spotlights
GCEF Impact Grant Spotlights
Since 2019, the Gay Community Endowment Fund has awarded impact grants to programs that create safer environments for LGBTQ+ youth, combat phobias of the LGBTQ+ community, and support mental health and suicide prevention programs for LGBTQ+ people. Watch the...
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GCEF presents 2020 scholarships
GCEF presents 2020 scholarships
The Gay Community Endowment Fund recently awarded scholarships to four students who have positively impacted the LGBTQ+ community. In total, the GCEF Scholarship Fund awarded $8,000 this year to help local students achieve their higher education...
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Carrying the torch toward a future of lived equality
Carrying the torch toward a future of lived equality
Our world has been turned upside down and our lives look a lot different than we ever expected as our advisory board transitions to a new leadership team. Yet, we remain hopeful for the future and look forward to the momentum we have built over the past few...
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Charitable fund will benefit homeless LGBTQ+ teens
Charitable fund will benefit homeless LGBTQ+ teens
A new fund at Akron Community Foundation will support programs for LGBTQ+ teens who are facing homelessness in Greater Akron. The Michael Hohman Fund for Homeless LGBTQ Teens was established in May 2019 by Cuyahoga Falls resident Deborah Strobel in memory of...
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GCEF presents 2019 scholarships
GCEF presents 2019 scholarships
The Gay Community Endowment Fund recently awarded scholarships to 2 students who have positively impacted the LGBTQ+ community. In total, the GCEF Scholarship Fund awarded $4,000 to help local students achieve their higher education goals, bringing the fund's...
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