Private Funder: Gay and Lesbian Medical Assn. (Lesbian Health Fund); Opportunity: GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality; Funding Focus: Healthcare& lesbian health issues; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple grants up to $10,000 each; Deadline: TBA(the competition is to open later this year).
Summary: Grants support efforts to improve the health of lesbians, other sexual minority women and their families through research. The fund supports research in the areas of understanding social, family, and interpersonal influences as sources of stress or support; eliminating inequalities in health care, including barriers to care, and improving quality of care and utilization rates. It is expected that the results from LHF funded studies will be published in peer-reviewed journals.