We are a grant-giving fund for LGBT/HIV community groups in Brighton & Hove

PREVIEW: New Steine Heroes Exhibition to stage charity preview for Rainbow Fund

New Steine Hotel in Kemptown will hold a charity preview evening of their latest exhibition Heroes on Monday, July 31 to celebrate the start of Brighton Pride week. During the evening, 10% of any art sold will be donated to the Rainbow Fund. There will also be a raffle with...

Rainbow Fund annual grants round opens

The Rainbow Fund 2017/18 grants programme is now open. The Rainbow Fund makes grants to organisations delivering effective front line services to LGBT+ people in Brighton and Hove. The Fund’s Independent Grants Panel will consider applications for core funding up to £1,800...

Brighton Bear Weekend launch new logo for 2017

Brighton Bear launch new logo for the Brighton Bear Weekend which takes place from June 15-18, 2017. This year’s logo has been designed by Eoin Norton, a London based graphic designer who specialises in branding development and creative direction. Eoin said: “I...

Brighton Bear Black Valentine party

Sunday February 12 sees the return of the annual Brighton Bear, Black Valentine party at Subline. Part of the The Big 3 Come Together Weekend, the men behind Brighton Bear Weekend will deliver a party to celebrate your darkest passions. Subline will be opening especially for a...

Tickets go on sale for Brighton Pride Summer of Love Festival

2017 will be a glorious Summer Of Love as Brighton Pride celebrates the landmark fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales with a life affirming Carnival Of Diversity and spectacular weekend long Pride Festival. Brighton Pride’s 2017...

Brighton Bear Quiz raises £258.35 for Rainbow Fund

There wasn’t a spare table in the Camelford Arms on Thursday, December 22 as the Brighton Bear Annual Christmas quiz started for many an extended holiday period. A total of £258.35 was raised for The Rainbow Fund who gives grants to local community groups and HIV/AIDS...

Brighton Bear Weekend raise over £500 for Rainbow Fund

Brighton Bear Weekend raise a whopping £503.55 for the Rainbow Fund at their Halloween party at Subline on Saturday, October 29. The Bear Witch Project was a feast for the eyes with the majority of those attending having dressed up and ready to put the willies up each other. The...

Tough choices in this year’s Rainbow Fund grants round

Chris Gull, Chair of the Rainbow Fund, explains the difficulties in deciding which LGBT/HIV groups receive grants to provide effective front-line services to LGBT people in Brighton & Hove. Until the advent of the Rainbow Fund local fundraising was somewhat haphazard, with...

Rainbow Fund support community groups at post Brighton Pride awards ceremony

Rainbow Fund support young and old people, trans people, people with HIV, people with mental health issues and the organisations who support them, at the Rainbow Fund Pride Awards last night (September 21) at the Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel. The annual post Pride awards...

Brighton Pride raise £100,000 for local good causes

Brighton Pride exceed their fundraising target for Pride 2016, raising £100,000 for local good causes, bringing the total raised by Pride over the past four years to over £310.000. The total is made up from a guaranteed ring fenced £1 per head on every ticket sold for the Preston...