The Open Gate Foundation is a nonprofit organization formed in 1987 to provide funding for activities at Harvard University that benefit gay and lesbian students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Its goals are the following:
- to encourage scholarship, research, and educational activities in the field of sexual orientation, including the funding of research projects and conferences
- to support student, faculty, and employee groups that further a climate of open discussion on issues related to sexual orientation
- to recognize distinguished contribution in the field of sexual orientation through awards, memorials, cultural events, and related activities
To learn more about the Open Gate Foundation's application process, click here.