Initiative Submissions Are Now Being Accepted For

The Mama Bears Giving Circle Fall Grant Round

Initiative Requirements

Each initiative submission must meet the following minimum requirements:


Submitted by an active Mama Bears Giving Circle monthly donor

Be a qualified 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit Organization as defined by the IRS

Nonprofit in good standing with the IRS; If required, produce IRS Determination Letter; Required to submit most recent Form 990 Tax Filing

The organization prohibits discrimination of any type protected by federal, state or local laws in their hiring practices, employment practices, and client services.  The organization promotes a diverse & inclusive culture.  

Initiative Guidelines

A well qualified initiative submission will meet the following guidelines:


Demonstrate an innovative solution towards a systemic issue benefitting the LGBTQ+ community

Demonstrate a clear ability that funding provided will move the organizational mission forward during a start up or program expansion phase and will be financially sustainable

Provide clear budget requirements and timeline milestones for progress towards the stated objective.

Be able to provide progress updates and initiative completion reporting, pictures/video, or site visits.

Ready to Submit Your Initiative?

(make sure you have all the required information as defined below)



Legacy Collective is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our tax identification number is 87-1730864. You can find us on Guidestar here

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