CHICAGO, Dec. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The TAWANI Foundation, TAWANI Enterprises‘ philanthropic organization that provides support in the areas of arts and culture, historic preservation, health and wellness, LGBTQ and human rights, education, and environmental initiatives, has been recognized as a Top Funder of Non-Discrimination Protections for LGBTQ Issues from 2016-2017 by Funders for LGBTQ Issues.
Funders for LGBTQ Issues is a network of more than 75 foundations, corporations, and funding institutions that collectively award more than $1 billion annually including approximately $100 million specifically devoted to LGBTQ issues. They produce an annual tracking report and other special reports to monitor the character of LGBTQ funding and identify trends, gaps, and opportunities.
TAWANI Foundation was highlighted as number nine on the list with donations totaling $500,000.
“We are honored to be on this list and to be recognized along with some other great organizations,” says Susan Rifkin, Executive Director at the TAWANI Foundation. “Our mission has always been to create a broader world of good — one that combines a deep respect for how far we’ve come with a steadfast optimism for how far we can go. We look forward to continuing contributions aimed at furthering a better understanding and acceptance of gender and human sexuality.”
To view the full list of Top Funders of Non-Discrimination Protections for LGBTQ Issues from 2016-2017 please follow this link.
About TAWANI Foundation
Founded in 2002 by notable philanthropist and entrepreneur Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), TAWANI Enterprises’ philanthropic organization, the TAWANI Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that provides support in the areas of arts and culture, historical preservation, health and wellness, LGBTQ and human rights, education and environmental initiatives. TAWANI Foundation’s vision is to make a sustained and measurable difference for organizations that focus on enriching knowledge, improving health and wellness, and promoting scientific understanding – all with a common goal of making a positive, long-term impact on individuals, communities and the culture itself. To learn more, visit http://www.tawanifoundation.org.