Join us in raising $250k by May 27th and $1 million total over the course of 2022!

  Ten years ago, TJFP was born from an effort to move money directly to grassroots groups and projects, run by and for trans people with “No Strings Attached,” because from the beginning, we have always trusted and believed in trans leadership and organizing. Just like we did back in 2013, we invite you to […]

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Introducing 2022 Community Grantmaking Fellow, Tatyana Moaton!

TJFP is so excited to introduce the second of our six 2022 Community Grantmaking Fellows, Tatyana Moaton! Dr. Tatyana Moaton (she/her/hers) is the CEO, and Principal Consultant for Envision Consulting, one of the first black trans led consulting firms in the country. She has extensive experience working in Human Resources championing strategic initiatives geared towards […]

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Donate towards our $250,000 goal and help fund grassroots Trans Justice!

TJFP is turning 10 years old and we’re raising $250k by May 27th as the first part in our year-long 10th anniversary fundraiser. We hope to raise $1 million dollars throughout the entire year.    Stay tuned, because later this summer we’re going to have our first ever virtual fundraising celebration! Learn more and donate […]

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Introducing 2022 TJFP Community Grantmaking Fellow, Bunnie Wells Cruse!

TJFP is thrilled to introduce the first of our six Community Grantmaking Fellows, Bunnie Wells Cruse! Bunnie Wells Cruse (she/her) is a Mexican-American Trans Woman and lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bunnie is currently Board Chair of The Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico, Queen Mother of The Imperial Sovereign Court of New Mexico, and […]

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Unwavering and Unbreakable: Addressing recent attacks on Trans and Non-Binary Youth

  Dear Friends, Family and Community, We’re horrified that Texas Governor Abbott has instructed the Department of Family and Protective Services to begin investigating what he and Texas Attorney General Paxton have newly defined “child abuse”: families loving and supporting their trans and gender expansive children. Gov. Greg Abbott (R) wants Texas communities to report […]

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Our 11 Application Questions About Your Work / Nuestras once preguntas de aplicación sobre tu trabajo

Now is the time to apply for a TJFP grant! These are the eleven questions we ask in our application each year so that groups can share about their work and our community grantmaking fellows can make their funding decisions. Our goal has always been to keep our application as short and simple as we […]

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Applications are open for 2022 Grants / ¡Las solicitudes ya están disponibles para las subvenciones del 2022 del TJFP!

It’s that time again! Time for grassroots, trans-led, trans justice groups to apply for funding and for those of us who can, to donate what we can to support their work.  Please help us spread the word! Please make sure to read our guidelines first to determine if your group is eligible. The application is currently available […]

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Remembering, Resisting, and Honoring our Resilience

On this day, November 20th, trans communities, our loved ones, and allies are pausing on a global level to honor and grieve the lives of those who have been taken from us by acts of anti-trans violence. Even though great strides have been made over the years, carving out new opportunities and progress for our […]

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Welcome TJFP’s newest staff member, Nicole Fernandes!

TJFP is extremely pleased to announce our newest staff member, Nicole Fernandes as our very first Administrative Director! Nicole first began working closely with us when she became a 2020 Community Grantmaking Fellow and now we’re thrilled to have her in this role as a full time staff member.  As we’ve expressed to Nicole and to so many of you, thank […]

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Transmitiendo lo que es posible y se puede lograr: una conversación con Arianna Lint

Translation in English Por Cathy Kapua Cuando conocí a Arianna Lint, la fundadora y directora ejecutiva del Centro Arianna (Arianna’s Center), quedé deslumbrado por la fuerza e intención de su voz, mientras exigía que los departamentos federales financiaran el trabajo de justicia trans en el sur. En una mesa redonda en el 2014 junto con […]

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Passing on Possibility: A conversation with Arianna Lint

Traducción en éspanol By Cathy Kapua, Deputy Director of TJFP When I first met Arianna Lint, the founder and CEO of Arianna’s Center, I was dazzled by the strength and intention in her voice, speaking truth to power as she demanded that federal departments fund trans justice work in the South. At a roundtable discussion […]

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Appreciating our 2021 Grantmaking Coordination/Facilitation Team!

(Clockwise from top left: Zakia McKensey, Cristina Herrera, Cathy Kapua, V Chaudry, Luce Lincoln, Nico Amador) We want to give a special shout out to the dedication and commitment of our grantmaking meeting facilitators, coordinators, consultants, and staff! Our ninth community grantmaking meeting wouldn’t have gone nearly so smoothly without this amazing crew on hand […]

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