The Gill Foundation, established in 1994 by software entrepreneur Tim Gill, seeks to secure equal opportunity for all people regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression. The Gill Foundation is one of the nation’s largest funders focusing primarily on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights. The foundation is classified as a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization.
The Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado (GLFC) is a program of the Gill Foundation. The GLFC was established in 1996 to reflect the fact that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Coloradans are committed to our state’s great quality of life and its future. Over the years, more than $24 million has been invested in hundreds of high-impact nonprofits that better the quality of life for all Coloradans by providing important arts and culture, civic participation, healthy families, and public broadcasting programs.