Stay Gold Garments is a free closet for transgender people. Built through donations, we provide gender affirming clothing for your journey with care packages.
Applications are open!
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Due to high demand, please allow 4 - 6 weeks for delivery.
The Stay Gold Fund, in partnership with Stonewall Community Fund, provides financial support to transgender people for gender affirming surgeries.
The Stay Gold Foundation provides financial support for trans individuals in New York City seeking gender-affirming procedures related to transition, including certain surgeries. For many transgender people, gender-affirming surgeries can be out of reach due to high cost and insurance exemptions. The American Medical Association and the World Health Organization have deemed healthcare for trans people to be medically-necessary and life saving. We award multiple grants up to $10,000.
Our application for the first round of grants has closed.
We are in the process of reviewing applications.
***If you have submitted an application, we will have more information by mid-October.
***If you missed this round, join our mailing list and follow us on Insta to stay updated!
To be eligible, applicants must:
Live in New York City
Have raised or saved at least 30% of the cost of their procedure, or have at least 30% of the cost of the procedure covered by insurance
Have identified and contacted a doctor or surgeon for their procedure
Demonstrate emotional urgency
Be able to demonstrate a support system that can see to their needs in the weeks that follow gender affirming care
We need your help to reach our goal of $75,000. Every dollar you give goes to help transgender and gender non-conforming people access life saving gender affirming healthcare.
We need your help to turn the stay gold fund into a sustainable life raft for the trans community, as an ongoing charity project designed to change lives for the better
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