The Diana Foundation is focused on assisting and supporting the needs of the gay community, by distributing funds to organizations that a...
The Diana Foundation is focused on assisting and supporting the needs of the gay community, by distributing funds to organizations that are dedicated to providing services that enhance the lives of deserving individuals in our diverse community. Founded in 1953 in Houston, Texas, we are nationally recognized as the oldest continuously running gay organization in the country. Initially formed as a social organization, our membership recognized many unmet needs in the gay community and began fundraising efforts to assist and support fledgling groups, struggling to provide services. Achieving 501(c)3 status in 1976, substantial funds have been donated to organizations large and small by our members. Each year the Board of Directors accepts proposals for consideration and the membership votes on the final beneficiaries. Fundraising efforts by the Diana’s keep true to our founding spirit of camaraderie by concentrating on annual social events that enable members and guests to