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Colin Higgins Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 05/10/2017
Last grant data update: 04/15/2017

At A Glance

Colin Higgins Foundation

P.O. Box 29903

San Francisco, CA United States 94129-0903

URL: www.colinhiggins.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

EIN

954084793

BRIDGE Number

5069031519

Background

Established in 1986 in CA - Founded by the late Colin Higgins, a screenwriter, director and producer. Mr. Higgins is best known for his screenplay of "Harold and Maude," and for his writing and directing of the films "Foul Play" and "Nine to Five."

Purpose and Activities

Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards is an individual grants program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit, Queer and Questioning youth activists (through age 21) who have bravely stood up to hostility and intolerance based on their sexual orientation and/or gender identity and triumphed over bigotry through working for LGBTQ rights and social justice. The Foundation places emphasis on supporting individuals from the following communities: geographically underserved communities, such as rural and reservation communities; communities of color, transgender communities, immigrant communities, and low-income communities.