Genderbands offers the following resources:
Transition grants: are open every year from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30
Social, travel, surgical, and medical grants can be used for many different aspects of a person’s transition
Binders are available for pick-up in Orem or when Genderbands tables at Pride events
Genderbands also organizes Utah Trans Pride.
Sixfifty provides name and gender marker paperwork for you, pro bono!
Utah Legal Clinic’s “Name and Gender Changes”
Utah Legal Clinic provides information and services for name and gender changes.
The Jim Collins Foundation Grant
You are at least 18 years of age at the end of the grant application cycle, Aug. 15 of each year.
You are able to have the gender-affirming surgery you are applying for within one calendar year of being awarded a grant.
You are able to cover the costs associated with travel, lodging, medications, food, and post-surgical care. JCF grants cover the surgical fees associated with a gender-affirming surgery which includes the surgeon, anesthesia and hospital fees.
You do not have health insurance, or health insurance that covers gender-affirming surgeries.
You are financially unable to access surgery without the assistance of a grant.
The 2025 grant cycle will open June 1, 2024, and closes on Aug.15, 2024.
Find resources and funds for to help cover: Annual trans-surgery, HRT access, Electrolysis support, Free chest binders, and Free femme shapewear. Point of Pride also offers a resource library that covers: Crisis & Emotional Support, Mutual Aid/ Emergency Funds, Indigenous & Black-Centered Funds and Resources, AAPI-Centered Funds and Resources, and Trans-Centered Resources.
APPLY FOR FUNDING:
Annual Trans Surgery Fund
Applications will open Nov. 1, 2023 and close Nov. 30, 2023 by 11:59 p.m. EST.
HRT Access Fund
This fund provides 12 months of:
Medical care through initial and regular telemedical visits
3x year lab work and monitoring
24/7 text access to a predominantly trans care team
Any medical letters you may need related to your transition
Prescription cost coverage
Electrolysis Support Fund
Free Chest Binders
Point of Pride accepts chest binder requests and applications year-round.
Free Femme Shapewear
Point of Pride accepts femme shapewear requests and applications year-round.