For Leaders

LGBT San Francisco Community LYRIC








Horizons has long understood that organizations advocating for and serving the LGBTQ community need more than just grant funds to carry out their missions. They also need strong leaders with the skills, knowledge, and connections to lead their organizations.

For more than 15 years, Horizons has offered a variety of programs to support LGBTQ leaders. These have included the long-running Strategic Partnership Program and the groundbreaking Rickey Williams Leader Fellowship program  for young leaders of color.

Currently, Horizons sponsors two programs for LGBTQ leaders, one for executive directors, and one for leaders of LGBTQ boards of directors: 

The Bridge That Calls Us Together

M.J. is the host of the “Revolting Seniors” podcast, produced by Horizons’ grantee partner Curry Senior Center. Curry works with the senior LGBTQ population in the Tenderloin.

“The senior community in the Tenderloin is a pretty large group. In fact, it’s the largest senior community in the city.  Read more.