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ALGBTICAL Advocacy Grant
Funding LGBT-Related Projects and Activities
INVITATION TO APPLY
ALGBTICAL seeks to financially award counselors and graduate students who participate in professional activities that raise awareness of and advocate for sexual minorities. These activities must support the ALGBTICAL mission.
To promote greater awareness and understanding of sexual minority issues among members of the counseling profession and related helping occupations.
To develop, implement and foster interest in charitable, scientific and educational programs designed to further the human growth and development of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) clients and communities.
To protect from harm LGBT individuals by language, stereotypes, myths, misinformation, threats of expulsion from social and institutional structures and other entities, and from beliefs contrary to their identity.
To provide educational programs and resources to raise the standard of practice for all counselors who serve LGBT clients and communities.
Who is eligible to apply for the ALGBTICAL Advocacy Grant? Counseling graduate students and professionals are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be ALGBTICAL members.
Here are some examples of professional activities that may qualify:
--Research directly related to sexual minority issues
--Poster sessions at state, regional and national conferences
--Conference and workshop presentations
--Advocacy activities or programs promoting sexual minority issues
Award winners will receive between $100 - $300 depending on what is requested, the need of the applicant, the number of applicants seeking awards, and ALGBTICAL budgetary considerations.
Complete the application form and mail it to: ALGBTICAL, 118 E. Mobile Street, Suite 317, Florence, AL 35630
Or e-mail it to Angela Stowe at: email@example.com
Association for Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling of Alabama