Your donation can be life-changing to members of our LGBTQ community. Whether it is providing student scholarships and mentors, funding the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Initiative, awarding critical grants to support and sustain the LGBTQ community, or offering direct programs and services, Aqua Foundation makes a significant impact in South Florida.
To help members of our LGBTQ community during COVID-19 we created an emergency assistance program, Aqua Cares Emergency Assistance Program to provide financial support to members of our community that have been affected the hardest during the pandemic. Your donation has never been so important.
Please consider becoming a monthly supporter by designating a donation every month. No amount is too small.
Donations of $1,000 and more entitles you to complementary tickets to our signature events (Ally Awards, Aqua Affair, and Aqua Cares).
Sponsorship opportunities to help us with our mission are available. Depending on the program or event, our sponsorship levels start at $250.
We encourage younger members of our community to start contributing early. To encourage memberships, we start student memberships at $60 per year, instead of the general $150 per year.
This fund was created to support a Lynn Bove Scholarship and OUTShine. Lynn worked tirelessly for both Aqua Foundation for Women and OUTShine Film Festival. We know she will be so proud to have a scholarship in her name and funds to support the film festival that she loved so much. All monies collected will be split 50/50 between the two.
The Elizabeth Schwartz Scholarship at AQUA was created to provide a $10,000 award to 2nd or 3rd year LGBTQ female law students. In addition, Liz has generously offered to mentor the scholarship recipient/s. This program was created to honor Liz and to assure others continue in her legacy of activist lawyering for LGBTQ rights.
What is a legacy gift?
Legacy giving, sometimes generally referred to as “planned giving,” is a donation made by an individual through a will or other formal designation.
Why plan to leave a legacy gift to AQUA?
Giving to AQUA will assure our long term ability to continue to support lesbian, bisexual and transgender women.
How to leave a legacy gift?
Contact AQUA at [email protected] and we can discuss the process.
Who is AQUA's fiscal partner for our legacy gifts?
AQUA has chosen to partner with Our Fund, a community foundation located in South Florida that promotes a culture of philanthropy in our LGBTQ community.
Contributions to Aqua Foundation for Women are deemed charitable under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue code as an organization described in Section 501(c)3. US Federal Tax ID 200873622. Please consult your accountant for clarifications.
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