We would like to thank our supporters for their generous contributions to the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging.
The Administration on Aging (AoA) is the Federal agency responsible for advancing the concerns and interests of older people and their caregivers. AoA works with and through the Aging Services Network to promote the development of a comprehensive and coordinated system of home and community-based long-term care that is responsive to the needs and preferences of older people and their family caregivers. AoA is part of the Department of Health and Human Services and is headed by the Assistant Secretary for Aging, who reports directly to the Secretary.
Established in 1994, the Gill Foundation's mission is to secure equal opportunity for all Americans, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression. In its 16-year existence, the Gill Foundation has become one of the nation's largest private foundations focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equal rights. During these years, the Foundation has invested more than $162 million to support programs and nonprofit organizations across the country that share its commitment to equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans.
Henry van Ameringen is President of the H. van Ameringen Foundation, a personal foundation that concentrates on HIV/AIDS, and the problems of the Gay and Lesbian Community, mostly in New York City. He is also President of the van Ameringen Foundation, a family foundation that deals with mental health and mental illness in the New York and Philadelphia metropolitan area.
The M·A·C AIDS Fund's mission is to serve people of all ages, all races and all sexes affected by HIV and AIDS. To partner with the bold, the visionary and the brave who confront the epidemic in countries and communities where peple are most neglected, off the radar and at highest risk. Responsive, agile and alert, MAF funds innovative programs that deal directly with the most marginalized, stigmatized and under-heard victims, MAF celebrates himanity, life, creativity and individuality. Making a different, one VIVA GLAM lipstick at a time.
“The U.S. Administration on Aging is proud to have played a part in the creation of a resource center designed to engage, empower and support mainstream aging providers, LGBT service providers and LGBT older adults. It will help ensure that LGBT elders have the supports they need to successfully age in place.”
—KATHY GREENLEE, ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AGING, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
With seed funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and visionary challenge grants from the Gill Foundation and H. van Ameringen Foundation, SAGE and our 10 partners have helped launch a critical resource.
By extending your support today, you're expressing how critical this initiative is to our communities and helping demonstrate the importance of continued federal funding in the years ahead.
Your gift will be matched, dollar for dollar, and will help realize a lasting, effective and comprehensive National Resource Center on LGBT Aging.