Arise Project Investments

Arise Project partners are working on innovative ways to support LGBTQ homeless youth. Grants support case management services, safe living accommodations, expanded outreach and service areas, and training for service providers.

2019-2020 Grantees

Avenues for Homeless Youth
Provide holistic support for LGBTQ youth. Includes outreach to LGBTQ youth, case management for participants in GLBT Host Home Program, support for youth transitioning from the program to stable housing, and additional resources when in stable housing. Learn more about Avenues for Homeless Youth.

The Bridge for Youth
Support LGBTQ training for staff who will then train and build competency of others, LGBTQ youth groups, case management and stipends for youth to participate in advisory board. Learn more about The Bridge for Youth.

The Link
Support Project Live Out Loud, the only LGBTQ-specific supportive housing program in the country. Includes costs for staff members and youth employed on Youth Advisory Board, program supplies and client assistance fund. Learn more about The Link.

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
Continued support for current Queer Peer Outreach Worker. Includes staffing costs for the position, as well as network building for LGBTQ programming. Learn more about Lutheran Social Service.

Oasis for Youth
Support staffing costs for drop-in center case manager, events designed by and for LGBTQ youth, paying youth for participation in Youth Advisory Board, marketing and outreach to LGBTQ youth, and volunteer and staff trainings for working with LGBTQ youth. Learn more about Oasis for Youth.

Support LGBTQ Intervention programming. Includes building staff competency in working with LGBTQ youth, staffing costs for intervention specialist to develop best practices for supporting LGBTQ youth, and events and supplies for Out! Group. Learn more about YouthLink.