the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Initiative

The LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Initiative is a groundbreaking collaboration between eight local nonprofit organizations and Representative David Richardson, with the cooperation of the Florida legislature, to fund crucial services for the homeless LGBTQ youth population in Miami-Dade County. Click the banner for more details.

The mission of Aqua Foundation for Women is to serve as the funding catalyst for lesbian, bisexual, and transgender wellness and equality in South Florida through grants, scholarships, and initiatives.

In 2013 Aqua has given out 12 scholarships at $5,000 each and $72,000 in grants.

Aqua’s grant priorities for 2014 are:

  1. LBT Women’s preventative healthcare
  2. Human Trafficking
  3. LGBT Youth Homelessness *Funding by invite only

Latest News

  • SHE
    Aqua Girl 2014 Featured in SHE Magazine
    This year’s Aqua Girl promises to be more exciting and action packed than ever as the largest gay women’s charity event in the country turns 15! Attendees can choose from a variety of exciting events and ticket options. For the woman who wants to have it all, Aqua Girl has the upgraded VIP pass, which [...]
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    Aqua Girl 2014 Featured in Curve Magazine
    This year, the largest gay women’s charity event in the country turns 15! Now is the time to get your tickets, passes, and hotel rooms at reduced advance prices! All the funds from Aqua Girl go directly to the local non-profit Aqua Foundation for Women, a foundation that promotes the wellness and equality of LBT [...]
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    Planet London Chats with Aqua Foundation’s Executive Director, Robin Schwartz about Aqua Girl 2014
    Check out Aqua Foundation for Women Executive Director, Robin Schwartz discussing Aqua Girl 2014 with Planet London!