Equality NC Foundation

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Equality NC Foundation is the education and organizing branch of Equality NC – the lobbying/political organization for lesbian gay bisexual and transgender rights. Equality NC is a radical liberal political advocacy organization that lobbies the legislature in support of same-sex marriage and lesbian gay bisexual and transgender rights. Equality NC is a founding member of Blueprint NC, the organization that gained infamy with their strategy memo that directed their members to “eviscerate, mitigate, litigate, cogitate and agitate” the state’s leadership in 2013.

 

Financials:  Source IRS 990s
Year Revenue Expenditures Net Assets
2012 $330,703 $358,945 $245,962
2013 $456,412 $489,313 $211,142
2014 $369,184 $421,404 $157,543
2015 $617,792 $465,221 $309,183

 

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People Connections:

Person Position Time
Aaron Lucier Board Member Current
Brandon Major Board Member Current
Guillermo Rodriguez Board Member Current
Jason Belk Board Treasurer Current
Jerri Goldberg Board Member Current
Jonora Jones Board Member Current
Ken Wittenauer Board Chair Current
Michelle Lewis Board Member Current
Nathan King Board Member Current
Greg Fitch Board Member Former
Jason Belk Board Member Former
Ken Wittenauer Board Tresurer Former
Luck Davidson Board Member Former
Mary Jamis Board Member Former
Michael Woods Board Vice Chair Former
Rod Goins Board Chair Former
Sarah Ford Board Secretary Former
Stephen Wiseman Board Member Former

This group funded by:

Funder Year Amount Description
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2016 $25,000.00 For general operating support
Proteus Fund Inc 2015 $75,000.00 Work to educate North Carolinians about religious exemptions that could deny/limit the LGBT community's full access to rights, care and services, contribute to general stigmatization of LGBT individuals, families and communities, and cause harms to many.
Triangle Community Foundation 2014 $2,000.00 For grassroots organizing efforts in North Carolina
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2014 $75,000.00 For general operating support
Arcus Foundation 2013 $8,100.00
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Inc 2013 $10,000.00 For general support
Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr Fund 2013 $105,000.00 To use the stories of gay elders to increase public support for nondiscrimination protections and to support the organization's leadership transition
Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr Fund 2013 $65,000.00 For strategic planning and convene Fund grantees working in North Carolina to coordinate their efforts and share resources
Grace Jones Richardson Testamentary Trust 2013 $2,000.00 To assist each organization in carrying out its exempt purpose. LGBTQ people; LGBTQ rights
Julian Price Family Foundation 2013 $1,500.00 General purpose of charity LGBTQ people; LGBTQ rights
Laughing Gull Foundation 2013 $20,000.00 General operating support
The Hummel Family Fund, Inc. 2013 $1,000.00 Support LGBTQ people; LGBTQ rights
The Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation 2013 $35,000.00 For general support LGBTQ people; LGBTQ rights
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina Inc 2012 $4,500.00
The Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation 2012 $35,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support For general support
Tides Foundation 2012 $60,000.00 Program development For participation in the Strategic Opportunity Initiative project
Triangle Community Foundation 2012 $15,000.00
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2012 $80,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support For general operating support
Body Shop Foundation – Littlehampton, England 2011 $5,618.00 For their student ambassador, to expand their outreach program to college students and provide them with the knowledge and tools to advance LGBT equality in North Carolina
Freeman Foundation 2011 $5,000.00
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina Inc 2011 $3,250.00
The Gill Foundation 2011 $50,000.00 Continuing support; Program development For program support for public education on relationship recognition
The Gill Foundation 2011 $1,000.00 General/operating support For general operating support
The Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation 2011 $25,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support For general support
The Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation 2011 $12,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support For general support
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2011 $120,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support For general operating support
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina Inc 2010 $3,000.00
The Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation 2010 $15,800.00 General/operating support; Continuing support For general support
The Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation 2010 $15,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support For general support
Triangle Community Foundation 2010 $15,000.00
The Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation 2009 $15,000.00 General/operating support For general support
Tides Foundation 2009 $90,000.00 Program development To legislatively secure LGBT-inclusive employment nondiscrimination protections for state employees
Triangle Community Foundation 2009 $12,000.00 Program development For Community Grantmaking Program grant
The Gill Foundation 2008 $1,000.00 General/operating support For general operating support
The Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation 2008 $5,000.00 General/operating support For general support
Triangle Community Foundation 2008 $7,000.00 For Community Grantmaking Program
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2008 $35,000.00 For general operating support LGBTQ people; LGBTQ rights
The Gill Foundation 2007 $1,000.00 General/operating support For general operating support for OutGiving Prospectus organizations
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2007 $35,000.00 To strengthen leadership for LGBT community in North Carolina. Leadership development; LGBTQ people; LGBTQ rights
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Inc 2006 $12,500.00 LGBTQ people; LGBTQ rights
The Gill Foundation 2006 $50,000.00 Management development/capacity building For capacity building work
The Gill Foundation 2006 $4,700.00 Program development For Get Out The Vote (GOTV) Project
Triangle Community Foundation 2006 $3,933.00
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2006 $25,000.00 For general operating funds to support its on-going educational and grassroots organizing programs for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender North Carolinians. Continuing support; Grassroots organizing; General support LGBTQ people; LGBTQ rights.
The Gill Foundation 2005 $25,000.00 Program development For program support for Marriage Equality Agenda
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2005 $25,000.00 For general operating support to provide community education regarding LGBT issues. LGBTQ people; LGBTQ rights.
Triangle Community Foundation 2004 $859.00 LGBTQ people; LGBTQ rights
The Gill Foundation 2003 $30,000.00 Continuing support; Management development/capacity building For statewide initiative development grant to support planning and organizational development

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Address 1:
PO Box 28768

City:
Raleigh

State:
NC

Zip:
27611

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