OUR MISSION

The mission of the 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 awarded 12, $5,000 scholarships along with mentors for each scholar and $72,000 in grants which included funding for the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Initiative.

In addition, we held our 4th annual TransCon and LGBTQ Family BBQ.

 

Latest News

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    2014 Grant Recipients
    AQUA FOUNDATION GRANTS $62,000 TO FOUR LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS 2014/2015 Grant Cycle Recipients Announced Aqua Foundation for Women is proud to announce it’s 2014/2015 grant recipients. The priorities for the current grant cycle are LBT women’s preventative health care, human trafficking and combatting LGBTQ youth homelessness. The following grant recipients run programs that support this year’s […]
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    Aqua Foundation for Women Announces New Executive Director and Board Members
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Tommy Gomez tommy@aquafoundation.org 786-405-3822 AQUA FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS! The Foundation welcomes newly appointed Executive Director Caitlin Wood and board members Jodi L. Strang Adams, Esq. and Carol Coombes to its team Miami, FL (November 18, 2014) — Three months after announcing […]
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    Carol Coombes, Board Member
    With seventeen (17) years experience in film festival management, Coombes is a veteran film festival professional. Currently Programmer for Asian Cinema content for the 2015 Miami International Film Festival she is also handling all world-wide festival bookings for LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, a new Award Winning gay documentary. From 2010-2014 Coombes was the Program Associate Manager of […]