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:
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)
Latino Equality Alliance
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
Los Angeles LGBT Center
North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA) See their announcement here.
Pride Center of St. Louis
The Rose City Softball Association
You Can Play
More information can be found on a page dedicated to the announcement on NIKE’s website.