Partner with AVP to support changemakers advocating for LGBTQ+ safety and healing.
The Courage Awards are an annual gala created to honor outstanding individuals whose work uplifts LGBTQ and HIV-affected community members and has made a profound impact on all our lives. Each year the evening welcomes over 250 guests to celebrate AVP & our honorees.
In 2023, our event will take place in Manhattan at Tribeca Rooftop, with a VIP reception from 6-7PM and formal event from 7-10PM.
Your Partnership Has Impact
Supporting LGBTQ+ New Yorkers
21,000+ reached through public advocacy and community engagement efforts across the 5 boroughs.
24/7 Hotline Support for Survivors
3,100 hotline inquries received last year in English and Spanish
Building Safety Nationwide
We’ve connected with more than 400 LGBTQ+ organizations and groups nationwide through our LGBTQ+ Safe Spaces campaign
AVP envisions a world in which all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected people are safe, respected, and live free from violence. AVP works towards a safer future by:
Providing crisis intervention and lifesaving client services via 24-hour call/text crisis intervention hotline.
Responding to the immigration crisis and the civil legal needs of the community by providing free civil legal services to over 400 clients annually.
Building power within the LGBTQ+ and HIV-affected communities through organizing and advocacy.
Your support of AVP will have amazing reach, amplifying your visible support of LGBTQ+ people during a critical time.
80,000+ Annual Website Visitors
12k+ Instagram & Facebook followers
10K+ E-Marketing Subscribers
820,000 Individual Donor Base
12,000 Active Constitutents
Recently seen in NBC News, Gay City News, Insider, USA Today and more
Why support AVP now?
AVP both works directly with survivors and raises visibility and awareness of violence within and against LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities by collecting data, reporting on violence to build public awareness and influence local and national policy platforms. By supporting AVP you are broadcasting your commitment to the LGBTQ community by making a difference for survivors of violence.
Our past honorees represent changemakers across all industries and sectors, and are champions of LGBTQ+ people and the needs of our survivors.
Showtime Networks, Inc.
In The Life
NYS Senator Thomas K. Duane
The Ali Forney Center
Time Warner Inc.
LGBTQ Web Blogs: The Bilerico Project, Pam’s House Blend, Towleroad and Joe. My. God
Cast and Crew of FX’s Pose
Families of Layleen Polanco and Islan Nettles
Partner with AVP
Please fill out this form to connect with AVP on ways to support LGBTQ+ survivors with a Courage 2023 Partnership.