Queer Eye for the Straight Organization
Lastly, don’t be afraid. Take some risks within your organization to court these donors. What will sell the LGBT community is the same mission that you sell every day. Just do it with additional knowledge and sensitivity — and only when your organization is ready to walk the walk.
Julie Dorf is the director of philanthropic services for Horizons Foundation,
a community foundation in San Francisco that serves the LGBT
community in the Bay Area. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.