22 July 2014

Pride 2014: Grants Awarded

Brighton & Hove City Council has awarded  19 Pride 2014 grants to local community groups, voluntary associations and not-for-profit social enterprise to help them take part and provide services during the Pride 2014 celebrations.

Cllr Bill Randall, Lead Member for Communities & Equality said “I’m delighted we are helping so many of our third sector LGBT partners be a part of  this year’s event. As a city we value people as individuals and are determined to eradicate the homophobia, biphobia and transphobia faced by many of our citizens on a daily basis. Pride 2014 is a chance for Brighton & Hove to come together to celebrate the diversity of our city and demonstrate our support for our friends and neighbours.”

Brighton & Hove City Council has awarded Pride grants to the following organisations:

Pride CIC

MindOut LGBT Mental Health Project

Allsorts Youth Project

Ditch the Label Ltd

Calabash Brighton

Rainbow Chorus

Cheek 2 Cheek LGBT Ballroom & Latin Dance

Actually Gay Man's & Women’s Chorus

B&H LGBT Switchboard

Sussex Beacon

Queer in Brighton

Peer Action CIO

FTM Brighton

Rainbow Families

Brighton Lesbian & Gay Sports Society

RISE

Brighton Women’s Centre

Lunch Positive

LGBT Community Safety Forum

To find out more about the council’s Communities, Equality & Third Sector Team as well as our Annual Grants Programme for 2014-15 visit http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/community-and-life-events/community-and-voluntary-sector-support/grants-community-and