Chicago-based SHE100, a donor-informed fund for LGBTQ organizations, announced its new round of grants at a ceremony at Center on Halsted Jan. 28. The agencies receiving funding were Masjid al-Rabia ( $2,000 ), Quare Square Collective ( $2,000 ), and Changing Worlds ( $6,000 ). Pictured are SHE 100 founders and members with representatives from the agencies.
SHE100 was founded by Angela Barnes, Maia Lis Benson, Amy Bloom and Brooke Skinner Ricketts, four Chicago activist women who were trying to develop a way to collectively empower queer women in the LGBTQ community. They have given out more than $30,000 so far. See she100.org/ .