Giving Opportunities

Rainbow Health Initiative is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to advancing the health and wellness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities through research, education, and advocacy.

Gifts from generous donors like you provide critical financial support to help us fulfill our mission.

Ways of giving

A variety of charitable giving opportunities are available. All gifts, large and small are gratefully accepted.

  • Credit card
  • Cash/checks
  • Stocks and bonds
  • Personal property
  • Estate donations


Donate with your credit card online

Giving online couldn’t be easier!


Make a donation now. 

Call our office to make a gift

To make a donation by phone using your credit card, please call us at 612-373-2451 and talk to our Executive Director, Joann Usher.

Gifts by mail

You can also send your donation by mail, in the form of a check, money order or credit card. Please download a giving form and send it with your contribution to our offices.

Monthly or quarterly pledge

Become a sustaining donor. Set up an automatic donation by credit card or direct deposit. Simply fill out a giving form and mail it to our office, or call us directly.

Donate at your workplace

RHI can accept designated gifts through United Way campaigns.

Company matching gifts

Check with your company, usually your HR Department, to see if your company will match your contribution to RHI and to get the appropriate matching gift forms.

Gifts of stock or securities

Giving the gift of an appreciated stock, bond or mutual fund can be an excellent option that may enable you to take advantage of certain tax benefits. Our brokerage firm is Raymond James, and our agent is Craig Lundquist, at 952-932-6745. Or, you can contact our Executive Director

Other non-cash contributions

RHI is able to accept non-cash contributions (property, art, life insurance plans, etc). If you are interested in making such a contribution, please contact our Executive Director

If you have any questions or concerns about donating or if you’d just like to learn more about us, please don’t hesitate to contact us.