Each year Aqua sponsors your LGBTQ women who are pursuing a degree – bachelors, masters, doctorate and more. We not only help pay for their education, we support them in their leadership training. Each scholar is paired with a mentor, and they meet quarterly as a group in a workshop environment. This year we have 10 scholars and mentors.
The mission of Aqua Foundation for Women is to serve and support the lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community in South Florida through grants, scholarships, and initiatives.
Aqua is an organization of volunteers. We only have two paid staff members as we want to maximize individual and corporate donations to support our programming.
Learn about South Florida and National organization available to LGBTQ women. We can refer you leaders in adoption, advocacy, law, culture and more.
Aqua was the brainchild of Alicia Apfel based on her belief that South Florida needed an organization for and by LGBTQ women. Alison Burgos, the founder of Aqua Girl [a women’s festival fundraiser], had already been donating the proceeds…