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Last revised: 30 Jan 2002

FUNDRAISING

Total Conference Money Needed: $35,000
Total Cash/Check Donations Raised to Date
: $27,000 cash
$6000 co-sponsorships for specific expenses

To put on an accessible conference is very expensive ($15,000-20,000 per day). The San Francisco State University sponsors have donated a lot. But we need YOUR HELP. Every dollar counts. GOAL: $35,000

HOW YOU CAN DONATE

In order to make this conference successful and financially accessible, we need a lot more money. To help fund the conference, you can make a donation to:
D.W.A./SFWC
PO Box 6008
Albany, CA 94706-6008

The San Francisco Women's Center, Inc. (SFWC) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) registered with the IRS and assigned Tax ID: 94-1730620. The Disabled Women's Alliance is a sponsored project of the SFWC.

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WHAT THE MONEY WILL BE USED FOR

SCHOLARSHIPS
- Travel scholarships
- Housing scholarships
- Personal Assistant scholarships

$3000
$3000
$1000
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS
$ 5,100
REAL TIME CAPTIONING
$ 3,100
KEYNOTE SPEAKER TRAVEL & HONORARIA
$ 3,000
Printing
- Conference Program
- Resource Guide
- Registration Materials

$1,000
$2,000
$200
CATERING
$ 5,600
PUBLICITY
$ 1,000
Personal Care Attendants for Conference events
$ 500
CHILDCARE
$ 300
SubTotal
$28,800

CASH/CHECK DONATIONS:
$1,000 National Center for Lesbian Rights
$ 500 SFSU Human Sexualities Studies Program
$5,000 California Endowment
$1,100 Disabled Women's Alliance
$4,875 Individual donations
$ 500 Allison Brown
$ 500 University of California at Berkeley LGBT Studies

OTHER IN-KIND DONATIONS (I.E. NO CASH BUT FREE SERVICES):
AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT RENTAL $2,000
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS (FOR PART OF CONFERENCE) $3,000
REAL TIME CAPTIONING $2,000
MEETING ROOMS $1,500
REDUCED HOUSING RATES $5,000
RESOURCE GUIDE $2,000
ALTERNATIVE FORMAT (large print, Braille, etc.) $500
WEBSITE $2,000
Subtotal: $18,000

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DONATIONS FROM OUR SPONSORS

We have the most amazing sponsors. Here is just a quick look at what some of them are doing to make this work possible.

SFSU Institute on Disability & Disability Programs and Resource Center:
Sign language interpreters for all keynote sessions and for one workshop track; real-time captioning for all keynote sessions and for one workshop track; free meeting spaces for the entire conference; reduced-cost on-campus housing; on-site registration staff; facilitating conference and campus logistics.

Disabled Women's Alliance/SFWC, Inc.: nonprofit sponsorship, outreach staff

The Presidential Chair In Undergraduate Education of the University Of California, Berkeley and the UCB Disability Studies Program:
Resource Guide on Disability and Queers in print, Braille and computer disk.

National Center for Lesbian Rights: $1,000 scholarships

We also have grant requests pending with the California Endowment, and the Astraea Foundation.

UC Berkeley Queer Council

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FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO VOLUNTEER:

email: QDConference2002@hotmail.com

FOR PROGRAM INFORMATION:

email: QDProgram@hotmail.com

On the web at www.disabledwomen.net/queer

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