In 2012, 77 grants totaling
more than $8 million were awarded to
organizations working to advance
social justice in the U.S. and around the world.
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The Arcus Foundation has announced a refined strategy for its social justice program following a comprehensive needs assessment and evaluation process that involved input from more than 250 advocates and stakeholders worldwide.
The new strategy builds on Arcus’ past work and is intended to maximize the Foundation’s impact during the next five years. Read about the strategy, watch a video presentation, or download a brochure.
Discrimination, social exclusion, violence and persecution adversely affect millions of individuals whose sexual orientation and gender identity are seen as nonconforming around the world. The Arcus Foundation seeks to help overcome cultural and policy obstacles that are barriers to the full acceptance, respect and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. In 2012, Arcus awarded 77 grants totaling $8,193,086 to organizations working to advance social justice in the U.S. and around the world.
If your organization’s work aligns with our values, priorities and EEO requirement, please consider applying for a grant. You can begin our simple Four-Step Application Process here.
Search by keyword or sort by year, location or program to view Arcus Foundation Social Justice grants awarded since 2007.
(*Total excludes a one-time grant of $23,000,000 to the Arcus Center for Social Justice, Kalamazoo College)
Here you will find all the necessary grant forms to use once you have been invited to submit a letter of inquiry or a full proposal or when you are reporting on a grant. For more information on the submission process and our Four-Step Application Process, see Apply for a Grant.
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