EDUCATING THE PUBLIC AND EMPOWERING THE COMMUNITY.

  • 2012:  Chelsey Heindel for work with the Snohomish County Public Defender’s Office, Darcy Kues for work with the Center for HIV Law & Policy in NYC, and T. Perry McCall for work with Lambda Legal in NYC
  • 2011:  Michelle Gonzalez for work with HIV Law Project and Alex West for work with Sylvia Rivera Law Project
  • 2010:  Marek Falk for work with the ACLU of Washington Foundation and Elliott Kennedy for work with the Transgender Law Project
  • 2009:  Adrien Leavitt for work with QLaw Foundation Legal Clinic and Ashland Johnson for work with Lambda Legal
  • 2008:  Sarah White for work with Legal Voice
  • 2007:  Melissa Nystrom for work with the GLBT Community Center

Previous Summer Grant Recipients

The QLaw Foundation has provided grants for graduate students working for innovative public interest projects that benefit the LGBTQ community and/or people living with HIV/AIDS. 

Past grantees include:


  • 2015:  Taylor Markey for work with Legal Voice and Taylor Ruggieri for work with Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund.
  • 2014:  Michael Gerbec for work with Seattle Community Law Center
  • 2013:  Jennifer Goldstein for work with the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and Kelsey Ryland for work at Legal Voice