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The Rainbow Fund was created in 2008 by Bill Hodgson and Manny Muller to assist organizations supporting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. The fund has a long-term goal of establishing a retirement home/community centre for elderly LGBT people who want a sense of community in their later years.
Read more about Bill and Manny’s charitable vision in the 2012 Vancouver Foundation magazine article.
“We had some older friends, and thought ‘What’s going to happen to these people who don’t have a lot of money? That’s why we decided to start the Rainbow Fund.” Bill Hodgson
- This fund’s granting purpose is subject to change.
- In order to properly recognize all donors for their contributions, Vancouver Foundation will share your name and donation amount with the fund advisor unless you have checked the anonymous box on the donation form.
- All donations to this fund will be permanently endowed.
For questions about this fund or Vancouver Foundation, please email Kristin Helgason.