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LCR Pride Foundation Reveals First Community Fund Recipients

LCR Pride Foundation Reveals First Community Fund Recipients

LCR Pride Foundation has today revealed the first recipients of grants from its £20,000 Community Fund, which was launched in June for projects supporting the LGBT+ community in the Liverpool City Region.

The first tranche of funding, supported by Barclays, comes from reserves initially allocated to deliver the city region’s Pride in Liverpool celebrations, which were cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic. The funding was separated into three funds, an Open Fund, Film Fund and an Inclusive Physical Activity and Sport Fund.

The first 16 recipients include a city-based LGBT+ heritage tour, a campaign to increase the number of organisations providing gender neutral toilet facilities, a ‘Big Irish Gay-lí’ and the creation of a multi-gender inclusive hockey squad.

OPEN FUND

Liverpool TDoV - Pool Together 

Comics Youth - Queer Youth Toolkit

Telling Tales - A Conversational Storytelling Event

Theatre In The Rough Festival - Change in a Box

Homotopia - Queer Youth Performance

Kerry McSweeney & Jessica Scott - Liverpool Loves You Mural

Naissance Spark CIC - LGBT+ Heritage and History Tour of Liverpool

Merseyside LGBT+ - Social, Reading & Creative Writing Groups

Liverpool TDoV - Toilets for All

FILM FUND 

I See Gay People - Pascal O’Loughlin and Tim Brunsden of Light Factory

Trans Youth - Trans Truth - GYRO

Betty & Jean - Elinor Randle & Tmesis Theatre

INCLUSIVE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SPORT FUND

West Derby Hockey Club - Multi-Gender Hockey Squad

Liverpool Frontrunners - Inclusive Running 

Liverpool Irish LGBT+  - The Big Irish Gay-lí

GYRO - LGBTQ+ Youth Swimming Session

To find out more about the Community Fund, including criteria and eligibility and so watch for future announcements, visit:www.lcrpride.co.uk/fund  

For more information on LCR Pride Foundation, visit via the link below.

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Published: 20-Aug-2020

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