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Gill Foundation


Last profile update: 01/16/2018
Last grant data update: 11/22/2017

At A Glance

Gill Foundation

2215 Market St.

Denver, CO United States 80205-2026

Telephone: (303) 292-4455


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 1994 in CO - Founded by Tim Gill, the founder and former Chairman of Quark, Incorporated. He is recognized for revolutionizing the publishing industry with innovative, affordable, page-layout software. He founded Quark, Inc. in 1981 with a $2,000 loan from his parents and worked to build it into a leading developer of page-layout software. The Gill Foundation is dedicated to advancing equality and supporting nonprofit organizations that serve the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to secure equal opportunity for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression. The mission is accomplished by: providing grants to nonprofit organizations, strengthening the leadership and managerial skills of nonprofit leaders, increasing financial resources to nonprofit organizations, strengthening democratic institutions, and building awareness of the contributions people of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions make to American society.