Red Envelope Giving Circle 

Red Envelope Giving Circle

 

   The Legacy of Giving 

 

 


Red Envelope Giving Circle
(REGC) is committed to
creating positive social change

in the Greater San Francisco

Bay Area through philanthropic support to Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ-led projects
to improve
the lives of
API LGBTQ
people and

communities.

Red Envelope Giving Circle's 2017 Grantees

The Red Envelope Giving Circle (REGC) is proud to announce that we are awarding 12 individuals and organizations grants this year. In this grant cycle, REGC awarded more than $21,000.  Over the 5 years of giving, REGC has funded over 33 projects, in excess of $64,000. 

We continue our focus towards projects that elevate the voices and address the needs of LGBTQ Asian Pacific Islanders in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. This year we received the highest number of applications in our history.
 
We are so excited to support these projects as they will have an immense impact on our community. The projects we funded are as follows (please check them out):
The Red Envelope Giving Circle (REGC) is proud to announce that we are awarding 12 individuals and organizations grants this year. In this grant cycle, REGC awarded more than $21,000.  Over the 5 years of giving, REGC has funded over 33 projects, in excess of $64,000
We continue our focus towards projects that elevate the voices and address the needs of LGBTQ Asian Pacific Islanders in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. This year we received the highest number of applications in our history.
 
We are so excited to support these projects as they will have an immense impact on our community. The projects we funded are as follows (please check them out):

We continue our focus towards projects that elevate the voices and address the needs of LGBTQ Asian Pacific Islanders in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. This year we received the highest number of applications in our history.

We are so excited to support these projects as they will have an immense impact on our community. The projects we funded are as follows (please check them out):

New Announcement:  Our 2017 Grantees !!!


  • Trans Justice Initiative - aims to build understanding and combat transphobia within the API communities through outreach and education
  • QACON - a Queer and Asian Youth Conference 
  • A Queer Muslim Women's Retreat - a 3.5 day retreat for queer / trans muslim women in North America hosted in the Bay Area
  • A Book tour sharing a historical study of the American "Oriental", a sexualized racial stereotype
  • Building solidarity between Black and API Trans Women and Femmes - who have shared experiences in the California Prison Industrial Complex
  • Breaking the Silence: Queer and Trans Koreans Surviving Violence - A national research project
  • Awakening the Inner Beloved - bringing queer and trans APIs together for workshops featuring spiritual practice, deep nature connection and energy healing
  • Xanh, the Movie - a short film that explores clothing as a form of liberation
  • The Living Bridges Project - a national story collecting project documenting collective responses to child sexual abuse
  • ASPIRE Summer Leadership Academy - An intensive 6-week internship program cultivating leadership development of undocumented APIs
  • People of Color Inner Peace, Outer Peace Program - supports a six-week meditation retreat scholarship
  • ISA's Lunch: Butch Bentos for Sale - a short experimental film inspired by Isa Shimoda, a gender nonconforming Japanese American immigrant who was held at Poston concentration camp in WWII.

 

Please help us continue to share our stories and build a strong LGBTQ API movement. If you would like to become a member and make a tax-deductible donation, visit our website to find out how. 


Last, but not least, we wanted to extend a special thanks to our philanthropic partners:  Horizons Foundation, the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation and Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) – without their support and guidance, we would not be able to be so generous this year. 

 







To see the information of our previous grantees, please click on