2024-2025 TFC Fellowship Application Open for Alaskans

As we enter Pride month, and our own season of Tend, we are excited to announce the first-ever open application process for our TRANSform Culture (TFC) Fellowship! We hope this new process will amplify the reach of our fellowship while helping us more equitably identify new fellows. Please Note: In 2024 We Have One Open

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Ancestor Oak Scholarship

The Ancestor Oak Scholarship was established in 2024 by Marschel Paul and Margaret Sutro to support the education of students of color pursuing social change work through policy advocacy or social services.  About the Creation of the Scholarship: Marschel Paul and Margaret Sutro adopted the Pacific Northwest as their home in 1983, when they left

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3 Cool Things: Katie Joins Funders for LGBTQ+ Issues Board, Magnetek Joins the Team, and We Celebrate Trans Day of Visibility

As we welcome the fresh blooms of spring, we’re filled with a sense of optimism and renewal. That’s why we’re delighted to bring you another edition of “3 Cool Things,” where we share some of our favorite highlights from the past month!   Katie Joins Funders for LGBTQ+ Issues Board: We’re excited to announce that CEO, Katie Carter

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Honoring Nex Benedict

We at Pride Foundation are devastated by news of the death of Nex Benedict, a 16-year-old, 2STGNC+, indigenous student from Oklahoma who was attacked and beaten by fellow students in the school bathroom and died the next day. Nex was of Choctaw ancestry and loved reading, drawing, playing Minecraft, and their cat Zeus. They were

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Shirley Spiegel Scholarship

The Shirley Spiegel Scholarship was created in 2017 by Phyllis Solow and Susan Nestor to support the education of self-identified lesbians with a preference for students with a history of working to improve the lives of lesbians. About the Creation of the Scholarship: Shirley Spiegel was born in Lodz, Poland in May of 1909. One

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A Year of Growth and Exploration

2023 has been a year of growth and exploration for Pride Foundation as we continue to evolve to meet the challenges facing LGBTQ+ communities across the Northwest. As we prepare for the year ahead, we hope the highlights featured in this Year In Review ground you in the hope and strength of all we’re able to

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