By Ian Colgate

NIKE just announced it’s list of this year’s grant recipients.  According to NIKE recipients are selected because of “a focus on advocacy in sports, creating safe spaces and elevating the history of LGBTQIA+ community.”

NIKE is also launching it’s 2020 BeTrue Collection during Pride Month. The focus of the campaign is a celebration of the power of the team and features NIKE athletes and allies across the world of sport.

Each grant recipient will receive $25,000.

This year’s grant recipients are:

Athlete Ally

Campus Pride

Center on Halsted

The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Tans and Intersex Association (ILGA World)

The GenderCool Project

Gilbert Baker Foundation

The GLBT Historical Society Museum

The Greater Los Angeles Softball Association (GLASA)

Hetrick-Martin Institute

Latino Equality Alliance

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

LGBT SportsSafe

Los Angeles LGBT Center

North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA) See their announcement here.

OutMemphis

Portland FrontRunners

Pride Center of St. Louis

Queer Art

The Rose City Softball Association

You Can Play

More information can be found on a page dedicated to the announcement on NIKE’s website.