Growing Together: An LGBTQ Fund Advisory Committee wants to remind you that Tuesday, June 30th is the 8th Annual National Give OUT Day! This is a special day of giving across the country to support the LGBTQ nonprofit community. One again this year, our friend David Elson and United Staffing Associates has issued a matching donation challenge of $7,000 for Growing Together Fund supporters, so your donation will have DOUBLE the impact in San Luis Obispo County! It doesn’t matter how much your give, as long as you support the LGBTQ community. Show your pride by making a Give OUT Day gift!
Give OUT Day June 30, 2020
The Growing Together: An LGBTQ Fund (GTF), held at The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County, has awarded more than 100 grants totaling more than $290,000 to local organizations and direct services to promote education, awareness and advocacy for the needs of our LGBTQ community. GTF has raised more than $375,000 in an endowment which will ensure a perpetual source of funds to support equality and social justice in San Luis Obispo County. 

This years' GTF grant recipients include the following:
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County for a LGBTQ Youth Mentoring Program
  • RISE for counseling for LGBTQ+ sexual assault and intimate partner violence survivors
  • Transitions - Mental Health Association to support an LGBTQ+ Mental Health Task Force
  • We have also provided four $500 grants to three high schools and one middle school  to support their Gender Sexuality Alliance clubs on their campuses.
Allow GTF to continue awarding much needed grants by making a donation HERE. Remenber, your donation will be DOUBLED by United Staffing Associates!

For more information click to view our flyer HERE or email Program Associate Erin McCall 805-543-2323 her at, or go to

With Appreciation and In Solidarity,
The Growing Together Fund Advisory Committee
Arroyo Grande High School GSA Club
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