Beneficiaries of KSF are not-for-profit, 501 c 3 organizations that provide health and human services assistance to women. Applicants submit proposals that are reviewed by a committee. The organizations whose proposals best fit with the KSF mission are selected for funding.
AssistHers – A Houston-based organization that provides a network of support to lesbian women struggling with debilitating or life-threatening illnesses in order for them to live as normally as possible. AssistHers also provides education on important health issues and works to help lesbians overcome obstacles when accessing health and social service systems.
Lesbian Health Initiative of Houston, Inc. – Established in 1992, the Lesbian Health Initiative of Houston, Inc. (LHI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to eliminating barriers to healthcare and promoting health and wellness for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)-identified women and transgender men through collaborative and integrated Education, Access and Advocacy programs.
Montrose Center SPRY Program – The mission of the Montrose Center is to empower our community – primarily lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their families – to enjoy healthier and more fulfilling lives. Their Senior Preparing for Rainbow Years (SPRY) program provides outreach, advocacy, and peer support activities targeting gay men and lesbians over the age of 60.