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26
Jul

Marine Tavern raise £600 for Rainbow Fund

With just two weeks to go till they leave the Marine Tavern, Steve and Nat hand over a final £600 to the Rainbow Fund, the result of their weekly fundraising activities at the bar. Steve, Nat and the Marine Tavern are the current holders of the Gscene Golden Handbag fundraising...
20
Jul

Brighton Bear Weekender fundraising tops £3,400

The Brighton Bear Weekenders staged a successful weekend of events in June bringing hundreds of bears to party in Brighton and spend money in the bars and clubs. The weekend raised a total of £2,655.12 and along with the totals raised from their Saints and Sinners events at...
10
May

Rainbow Fund continues support to popular Lunch Positive, thanks to funding from Brighton Pride

A grant by the Rainbow Fund has enabled Lunch Positive to continue its well-received work providing a popular weekly lunch club for people with HIV, serving healthy food and offering a community space for people to meet up and make new friends. The funding was made possible by...
09
May

Brighton Pride enables Rainbow funding for LGBT mental health project MindOut

Thanks to last year’s funding from Brighton Pride, the Rainbow Fund has been able to continue its support to MindOut, the LGBT mental health project working in the city. Following a Rainbow Fund grant provided to the group last year, Helen Jones, Director of MindOut has reported...
03
May

Rainbow Fund reports on HIV grant funding made possible by Brighton Pride

Since its inception, the Rainbow Fund has repeatedly supported a range of local community groups and charities working in the field of HIV. Last year funding was provided to groups including the Sussex Beacon, Lunch Positive and Peer Action. The Sussex Beacon offers specialist...
26
Apr

PREVIEW: Open House with Robyn Rainbow

Robyn Rainbow is holding an Open House in May as part of the Brighton Artist’s Open House Festival. As well as painting local scenes of Brighton and nature, Robyn paints art with a gay/lesbian content. 10% of art sales made during the Open House in May will be donated to The...
23
Apr

Rainbow Fund benefits support for older gay men

Outcomes from last year’s funding by the Rainbow Fund have highlighted the value of grants to local LGBT and HIV community groups. Working with Brighton Pride, the Brighton Bear Weekender and other fundraising groups and venues to maximise the money available to give out,...
26
Mar

Rainbow Fund appoints local activist to fundraising role

Community activist Chris Cooke has been appointed to chair the Rainbow Fund’s fundraising sub-commttee. Chris has a wealth of experience in the local LGBT voluntary sector, including previously at the Sussex Beacon and currently as an LGBT rep for Community Works. Community...
25
Mar

Zoe Lyons joins the Rainbow Fund as its first ever Patron

Award winning comedian Zoe Lyons has been appointed as the first ever Patron of the Rainbow Fund. The Rainbow Fund makes grants to local LGBT/HIV volunteer-led groups and works with Brighton Pride to distribute the £1 per ticket raised at the event to the organisations who need...
01
Mar

Home Secretary visits the Aids Memorial

Home Secretary Theresa May lays red roses at the Aids Memorial, during a visit to Brighton to discuss hate crime issues with Sussex Police   She was accompanied on the visit by Simon Kirby MP for Kemptown and Peacehaven who introduced her to the sculpture of the memorial,...
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