Gill Foundation’s Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado Announces $50,000 Grant to Support “Colorado Rising,” a Benefit for Flood ReliefWed Oct 23, 2013
The Gill Foundation’s Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado announced today that it is donating $50,000 to the United Ways of Colorado Flood Recovery Fund in support of the “Colorado Rising” concert to benefit flood relief in Colorado.
“We all need to unite in support of Coloradans who desperately need our help right now, and the Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado is pleased to be part of that effort,” said Tim Gill, founder and chair of the Gill Foundation.
The Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado is the Gill Foundation’s local grant program focused on making an impact in Colorado. Established in 1996, the fund has granted more than $32 million to nonprofits across the state working to improve the lives of all Coloradans.
The benefit concert takes place Sunday, Oct. 27, at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo. and features Dave Matthews, The Fray, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Wesley Schultz, Jeremiah Fraites and Neyla Pekarek of The Lumineers, DeVotchKa, Nathaniel Rateliff, and more. All proceeds of the concert will go directly to LiveUnitedColorado.org for the United Ways of Colorado Flood Recovery Fund.
Concert tickets sold out in a matter of hours, but additional flood relief donations can be made at www.liveunitedcolorado.org.
About the Gill Foundation
Based in Denver, the Gill Foundation is one of the nation’s largest funders of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights work. The foundation has invested more than $220 million since inception in organizations and programs to achieve its mission of equal opportunity for all Americans, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression. Through its Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado program, the foundation has given more than $32 million to support Colorado nonprofits that improve the lives of all Coloradans.
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