2020 COVID-19 Emergency Fund Awards

On April 20, TPIF awarded $120,000 to 26 organizations to share in our COVID-19 Emergency Fund, supporting the most vulnerable within the LGBTQ community due to the arrival of the Coronavirus. TPIF decided to direct funds as soon as possible – where most needed – and suspend our 2020 competitive Grants Program that launched in February. Our primary objective was support agencies providing a safety net to those most vulnerable to COVID-19; our emergency funds are also going to smaller organizations whose operations and revenues have been severely impacted by this crisis.

We are proud to say that through this action, our 2020 funding reached community partners six months ahead of plan.

Operating under shelter-in-place orders dramatically affects service delivery to the Texas LGBTQ community by so many of the nonprofit organizations providing basic needs including medical/mental health, housing and nutrition/food services.  Recipients of TPIF’s COVID-19  Emergency Fund come from smaller communities and cities around the state including Corpus Christi, Eagle Pass, New Braunfels, Lubbock and Midland as well as organizations serving multi-county regions in the urban centers of Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, Houston and San Antonio.

Abounding Prosperity

$3,000     Dallas



$3,000     Austin

AIDS Services Austin


Black Trans Advocacy Coalition

$3,000     Dallas

Borderland Rainbow Center

$10,000     El Paso

Coalition for Aging LGBT

$5,500     Dallas

Communities of Color United: Coalition for Racial Justice

$2,500     Austin

Coastal Bend Pride Center

$7,500     Corpus Christi

Dallas Hope Charities

$3,000     Dallas

Dune's LGBT Homeless Solutions Foundation

$5,000     Forth Worth

Eagle Pass SAFE

$3,000     Eagle Pass

Fundación Latinoamericana De Acción Social

$1,500     Houston

Legacy Counseling Center

$5,500     Dallas

Lesbian Health Initiative

$2,500     Houston

MCC San Antonio

$5,000     San Antonio

Montrose Center

$7,500     Houston

Montrose Grace Place

$5,500     Houston

Out in West Texas

$1,500     Midland

Pride Center

$5,000     San Antonio

Pride Community Clinic, UT Health

$7,500     San Antonio

Resource Center

$7,500     Dallas

River City Advocacy

$5,000     New Braunfels

Texas Tech LGBTQIA

$1,500     Lubbock

Thrive Youth Center

$5,500     San Antonio

Trans Pride Initiative

$3,000     Dallas

Waterloo Counseling Center

$5,500     Austin