Rainbow Fund looks to the future

After three successful years distributing over £100,000 to LGBT and HIV community groups in Brighton and Hove, the Rainbow Fund has reviewed how best it can contribute to a strong local voluntary sector. As part of this review, the Rainbow Fund will look to develop a new structure to govern and administer the fund, separate from the Sussex Community Foundation,…

Rainbow Fund benefits from local fundraising

The Queen’s Arms, Charles Street and Maisie Trollette raise money for LGBT and HIV organisations providing front line services to the LGBT community The Rainbow Fund has recently been supported by three fundraising events, these are: · The Queen’s Arms raising £285.52 · Charles Street’s 9th Annual Cabaret raising £351.03 · Half of the proceeds…

Rainbow Fund pre-application advice available

Brighton & Hove LGBT voluntary sector groups looking for frontline grant funding can apply to the Rainbow Fund via the Sussex Community Foundation from now until October 11. Applications need to be made directly to the Sussex Community Foundation at www.sussexgiving.org.uk. Potential applicants are offered an informal pre-advice meeting to discuss their draft applications. This…

Pride organisers present Rainbow Fund cheque

Pride organisers Paul Kemp and Dulcie Danger have presented the Rainbow Fund Chairman Paul Elgood with the charitable proceeds of this year’s event totalling £43,103. This funding will be available for the autumn’s Rainbow Fund grant round for LGBT/HIV community groups delivering frontline services – for details of how to apply go to www.sussexgiving.org.uk.

Brighton Pride raises over £43,000 for the Rainbow Fund

Pride organisers have announced they have smashed the fundraising target they set themselves and raised £43,103.00 for the Rainbow Fund to distribute to LGBT/HIV organisations through their grants programme independently administered by the Sussex Community Foundation. Brighton Pride director Paul Kemp, said: “Every year Pride faces a unique challenge. The large number of participants and…