10. Based on your foundation's unique vision, reflect on the types of grantees that match your funding criteria and address some of the ideas explored above. Remember that a grantmaker can explore multiple possible entry points to better support LGBTQ communities of color.
While these subject matters might feel overwhelming at first, many organizations and funders have found ways to play a role in redressing these structural inequities. Successes abound as every day, funders, activists, researchers, policy makers and practitioners devise ways to combat injustice and promote opportunity among LGBTQ people of color. For grantmakers, the key is to consider how a broader system of long-held historical policies, practices and valuesacross race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality and gender identity and expressionhas shaped the realities of your grantees and their communities. Then, scan the field for efforts that are successfully tearing apart, bit by bit, at this structural inequalityor seed projects that address critical gaps. Finally, find a way to make a difference, given your foundation's focus.