Matching Donations to Boost Queer Philanthropy Circle Membership

(BLOOMINGTON) – An anonymous member of the Indiana University LGBTQ+ community has made a $200,000 pledge to match donations to or memberships in the Queer Philanthropy Circle that are received on or before June 30.

The Queer Philanthropy Circle was launched in 2019 with 25 members and a $200,000 matching gift. It supports programming, resources and thought leadership aimed at improving recruitment, retention and degree attainment for LGBTQ+ students, and the quality of life for members of the LGBTQ+ community on all IU campuses.

Membership in the Queer Philanthropy Circle includes three giving levels:

  • Founding or Active Member: $5,000 annual commitment for three years and designation as voting member who participates in meetings.
  • Partner of the QPC: $2,500 to $4,999 annual commitment, with non-voting member status and invitation to participate in meetings.
  • Associate of the QPC: $500 to $2,499 annual commitment.

To learn more about the Queer Philanthropy Circle, contact Jessica Wootten at