Advancing LGBT equality for 25 years

Over the past 25 years, the Gill Foundation’s investments have won hard-fought protections for LGBT people across America. We remain steadfast in our mission to secure equal opportunity for all Americans.

What Can We Do Now?

to advance equality for
LGBT Americans further, faster

See our priorities, what’s at stake, and why we need action now

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In Tim’s Own Words

In an interview with 5280 Magazine, Tim Gill reflects on the past 25 years of the Gill Foundation and the ongoing fight for LGBT equality.

Click here to read the interview.

Spotlight on Grantees

  • Freedom for All Americans Education Fund

    No one should be treated unfairly because of who they are or who they love, but in a majority of states, LGBT Americans are not fully protected from discrimination. Freedom for All Americans Education Fund is working to ensure that every LGBT person is free to earn a living, provide a home for their family, and build a better life in their community—without living in fear of discrimination.


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  • National Center for Transgender Equality

    The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) creates life-saving change for transgender Americans. Their policy and public education work ensures that trans people are able to get jobs free from discrimination, to update their identity documents to reflect who they are, to access the healthcare they need to thrive, and to be treated with fairness and respect—whether they’re going through security at the airport, looking for a place to sleep at a homeless shelter, or being held in a correctional facility.


  • Faith in Public Life

    It’s no longer “God vs. gay,” thanks in part to the work of Faith in Public Life, a national organization that’s changing the narrative about faith and LGBT equality. Focusing on the pulpit, not the pews, they educate and engage faith leaders to use their voices to advance equal treatment for LGBT Americans. And their national and state-based faith coalitions are sending a powerful message: Treat others as you’d want to be treated.


Fund With Us

We seek other donors, philanthropists and funders to work side by side with us to secure full equality.

Learn how you can maximize your impact by funding collaboratively with us.

Tim Gill was
moved to action

are you?

Tim Gill was inspired to start the Gill Foundation by a 1992 anti-gay ballot measure in Colorado. Today, the foundation is one of the nation’s largest funders of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality, having invested more than $365 million in programs and nonprofits across the country working to advance equal rights for LGBT people.

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