Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Scholarship Fund – Point Foundation


EIN: 84-1582086 | CFC Number: 11634

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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Scholarship Fund - Point Foundation

Our Cause

Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students. Point Foundation provides it scholarship recipients with:

  • Scholarship Funding: Point provides a direct financial contribution toward the cost of attending higher educational institutions.
  • Mentorship: Point mentors build rewarding personal relationships, provide advice on professional career decisions, and serve as exemplary role models for the organization’s scholars.
  • Leadership Development: Point works with its scholars to develop successful leaders who are transformative advocates for the LGBTQ community and beyond.


Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Scholarship Fund - Point Foundation

*Ranges calculated below based on payroll deductions from 24-26 total paychecks in a year.

How Your Workplace Donations & Matching Gifts Make a Difference:

$100 - $250

Total Annual Pledge

($5 - $10 per pay period)


$250 - $650

Total Annual Pledge

($15 - $25 per pay period)

$600 could help provide Student Activities Fees for a Point BIPOC Scholar trying to register for the next semester.


$780 - $1300

Total Annual Pledge

($30 - $50 per pay period)


Our Stories

LGBTQIA+ Pride Month 2024

May 9, 2024

In honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan – considered the tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States – each…

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January is National Poverty in America Awareness Month

January 12, 2023

Hunger and malnutrition, limited access to education and other basic services, social discrimination and exclusion, disabilities, restricted access to participation in the democratic process. These are…

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National Scholarship Month/National Education Month

October 25, 2022

National Scholarship Month/National Education Month aims to build awareness of scholarships and opportunities in higher education. Established in 1998, it recognizes communities, organizations, and businesses within the…

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