The LGBT Community Fund of Southwest Florida, a fund of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, is a giving circle that engages like-minded individuals and organizations to increase philanthropic support in Southwest Florida for the unique challenges and opportunities facing the region’s LGBT community.

You can simply give a contribution, honor or memorial gift, or become a Contributor.  For information on creating a Legacy Fund as part of your estate plan to benefit the LGBT Fund in perpetuity, please contact us by email here.

Contributors Information and Levels:

As of May 1 of each year, those Contributors who have made their annual contribution to the Fund during the year preceding that date will be eligible to participate in the voting for the final focus area(s).  Annual contribution levels are:

Friend                               Up to $249

Advocate             $      250 to $ 2,499

Leader                 $   2,500 to $ 9,999

Visionary             $ 10,000 and more

As a fund of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, the LGBT Community Fund operates within the Foundation’s structure.  The Federal ID # is: 59-6580974

For current IRS information needed for donations or legacy planning:


Current IRS Form 990
IRS Determination letter
Annual Report