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droppedImageKnight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. The foundation believes that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more, visit KnightFoundation.org.

The Miami Foundation

The Miami Foundation provides civic leadership, bringing stakeholders together to tackle issues of concern in our community. Working together with our Fundholders and community partners, we leverage collective knowledge, creativity and resources for a greater impact than any one of us could make alone.
10767_betsy-logoThe Betsy is a socially conscious business with a 21st Century commitment to helping neighbors locally, nationally and internationally. By linking good work with core business goals, The Betsy is redefining community partnership in a model that reflects a new 21st Century social contract: citizens actively and effectively serving their communities as central to their business vision and goals, believing in the power of community-conscious programming.

Stonewall National Museum & Archives promotes understanding through preserving and sharing the proud culture of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their significant role in American society.

FUNDarte is a multidisciplinary non-profit organization dedicated to producing, presenting, and promoting music, theater, dance, film and visual arts that speak to Miami’s diverse cultures with an emphasis on Hispanic arts and culture. FUNDarte particularly works to nurture emerging artists and those with little or no exposure to South Florida audiences; facilitate intercultural and international exchanges; and provide local audiences and artists with educational opportunities that expand their creative, critical and social perspectives.

Out in the Tropics

Out in the Tropics, a GLTBQ Contemporaryperforming arts festival, brings a full range of award-winning, contemporary GLBTQ (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) artists and arts events to Miami

Next@19th aims to engage South Florida’s diverse community in dynamic culture, experience and discourse through a Jewish lens. This mission is accomplished through cultural programming in a variety of disciplines including a music series and festival, a literary series, film and visual arts programs and discussions exploring or rooted in Jewish culture in an active contemporary context.

EOAGH publishes contemporary writing and criticism (innovative, experimental, avant garde, queer, trans). We publish books as well as a yearly journal. EOAGH: A Journal of the Arts is concerned with reading as a process, the productive chaos of investigative poetic work. These acts of attention explore the close listening inherent not just in writing but also in being written.

Founded in 2010, Sibling Rivalry Press (SRP) is an independent publishing house based in Alexander, Arkansas. Our mission is to publish work that disturbs and enraptures. SRP is proud to be the home of Lambda Literary Award Winner and Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry Finalist He Do the Gay Man in Different Voices by Stephen S. Mills. We’re also home to Assaracus, the world’s only print journal of gay male poetry and one of Library Journal‘s “Best New Magazines,” and Jonathan, our journal of gay fiction. While we champion our LGBTIQ authors and artists, we are an inclusive publishing house and welcome all authors, artists, and readers regardless of sexual orientation or identity.

The Krane is a Non-Profit Organization whose purpose is to bring strong, intelligent, and profound art and theatre (that doesn’t mean it’s not funny too!) to the global community. We’re based in Florida, but our troupe travels, just like the troupes of old. Our company has put on a variety of performances that have played successfully in Key Largo, New York, Arkansas, Amsterdam, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and beyond. We also hold writing and painting workshops and continually go out into the community, joining with high schools, colleges, and universities, as well as communities that are underdeveloped and in need of cultural infusion.

SobeSAFE Riders was formed by a group of friends to participate as a team and raise money for The SMART Ride. The SMART Ride began as a dream to create a bicycle event where 100% of pledges raised could go back to the communities to be used for direct services….and so far $4.2 million dollars have been raised. 100% has been given back to the communities to assist with direct services for individuals infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.
Project L.E.A.P.

Project L.E.A.P.’s mission is to improve the lives and cultural outlook of our local GLBTQ teens and allies by providing them with opportunities and focus in the performing arts. Through dance and creative communication sessions, we will provide a platform for self-expression and a demonstrate how the arts can be used as a medium of social change and awareness.

Dolly_logo_Black (psd)_letterheadDolly’s Florist, founded in 1948, is Miami’s premier family owned & operated florist. At Dolly’s, our mission is to help you make your relationships blossom!


SETUP Productions provides production services for film event photography and industrial video in Spain, Morocco, Germany, the USA and France.