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.
Pet Patrol – A local all-volunteer organization that recognizes the health benefits of companion animals and works to maintain the human-animal bond. Pet Patrol assists low-income seniors and those with chronic or life-threatening illnesses care for their pets by providing assistance with food, pet supplies, veterinary care, and fostering.
Lazarus House – A center for wellness dedicated to decreasing or limiting the effects of muscle wasting in those living with chronic illness or injury. Clients receive physical training, as well as education about wellness and nutrition in a supportive and comfortable atmosphere.
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.