Grants and Funding

The Open Gate Foundation Grant 

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.

Accessibility

Everyone is welcome in our fully accessible office space! We are located in the Lower Level of Grays Hall, through the rear entrance (facing Wigglesworth). If you have any concerns about accessibility, please reach out to us at BGLTQ@fas.harvard.edu.