Join *Brave Commons* in Becoming a 501c3!

Brave Commons is an organization empowering LGBTQ+ students at Christian colleges across the country, and we are filing as a 501c3 and 501c4.


In contributing to our monetary goal to file as a 501c3 and 501c4, you are taking another step in co-creating robust justice for marginalized students across the United States. 

Our status as a 501c3 will allow for further student support in pastoral needs, advocacy training, and demonstration support, as well allowing for tax-deductible donations from our community: You!

Our filing as a 501c4 will represent the public advocacy (lobbying, partisan work, and political action) movement of Brave Commons. This will allow us to expand our work to support LGBTQ+ students at the policy level.

Why $3000?

We are raising exact funds to file (as a 501c3, $1500, and as a 501c4, $1000), along with legal consultations as we approach the process.

Any extra funds raised will go toward continuing the weekly Oratio podcast for students and community members, along with continuing support of LGBTQ+ students fighting for equity at institutions like Azusa Pacific University.

Visit  to learn more about our work!

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  • Mariah Smith 
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 5 mos
  • Cheryl Lyle 
    • $200 
    • 6 mos
  • Blake Mundell 
    • $30 
    • 6 mos
  • Fred Harrell 
    • $100 
    • 6 mos


Lauren Sotolongo 
San Anselmo, CA
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