Resource Links

IN WASHINGTON, DC

The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) - www.nglcc.org
The NGLCC represents the interests of an estimated 800,000 to 1.4 million LGBT owned businesses. Through its network of 45 based chambers and business organizations as well as 9 internationally, the NGLCC is the largest LGBT business development and economic advocacy organization in the world.


The District of Columbia's Office of LGBT Affairs - http://lgbt.dc.gov/lgbt/site/default.asp
The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs (LGBT) is a permanent, cabinet-level office within the Executive Office of the Mayor established by statute in 2006 to address the important concerns of the District's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents.

The District of Columbia Business Resource Center -http://brc.dc.gov/resources/resources.asp
Find information to help your business succeed in DC. Most of these resources are free. District agencies and local organizations add new programs and services regularly, based on business needs and DC's overall economic development strategy.

Metro Weekly is an award-winning newsmagazine that has provided the best in local news, lifestyle and entertainment coverage to the Washington GLBT community since 1994, and is committed to helping businesses reach the Washington GLBT market with effective -- and affordable -- advertising strategies. Co-published by Sean Bugg and Randy Shulman, the magazine is available for free at more than 700 locations in the D.C. metropolitan area and online at www.metroweekly.com.

Washington Blade
AMERICA'S LEADING GAY NEWS SOURCE

The Metro DC LGBT Community Center http://www.thedccenter.org
The Center’s mission is to celebrate, strengthen, and support community among the LGBT residents and organizations of Metropolitan Washington, DC.


The Washington, DC Economic Partnership (formerly the Washington, DC Marketing Center) - www.wdcep.com
WDCEP is a public/ private partnership dedicated to facilitating economic development in the District of Columbia. We are a nonprofit organization that partners with a variety of community stakeholders to accomplish our mission.


THE CHERRY FUND www.cherryfund.org

The Cherry Fund, established in 1999, and located in Washington, DC, is an independent, all-volunteer 501(c) 3 foundation.  The sole purpose of the Fund is to raise funds for the HIV/AIDS youth service community.  The Fund focuses on organizations combating the spread of HIV infection & AIDS through prevention, treatment, and education in the nation’s youth community.
 

 

NATIONAL

Echelon Magazine - http://www.echelonmagazine.com/about.htm

Echelon is an online and quarterly print magazine that publishes articles on GLBT finance, economic development, workplace advocacy, corporate diversity, education, employment and explores the ever evolving GLBT marketplace.

 

Housing & Mortgages for Gay & Lesbian Couples

 

BIZ www.lgbtbiz.com

The national online news source for business, brought to you by the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. Articles about chamber people in the news, supplier diversity, advocacy, and networkng opportunities.

 

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LGBT CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE BY STATE


ARIZONA

Phoenix
Greater Phoenix Gay & Lesbian Chamber
888-447-4522
P.O. Box 2097
Phoenix, 85001-2097
www.gpglcc.org

CALIFORNIA

Central California Alliance (Fresno)
559-265-7117
P.O. Box 16422
Fresno, 93755-6422

Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
1-888 5LA-GLCC (1-888 552-4522)
P.O. Box 57555
Sherman Oaks, 91413
http://www.laglcc.org/


Desert Business Association (Palm Springs)
760-864-7110
777 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite 200
Palm Springs, 92262
www.dbaps.org

Greater San Diego Business Association
619-296-4543
P.O. Box 33848
San Diego, 92163-3848
www.gsdba.org

Bay Area Community Women (San Francisco Bay Area)
415-495-5393
55 New Montgomery Street, Suite 321
San Francisco, 94105-3433

Golden Gate Business Association
415-865-5545
1800 Market Street, Suite Q32
San Francisco, 94102
www.ggba.com

Gay and Lesbian Business Association (Santa Barbara)
805-961-3970
P.O. Box 90907
Santa Barbara, 93190-0907
www.prideguide.net/glba

COLORADO

Colorado Business Council (Denver)
303-595-8042
432 S. Broadway
Denver, 80209
www.coloradobusinesscouncil.com


FLORIDA

Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
305-534-3336
4500 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, 33137
www.gogaymiami.com


GEORGIA

Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
404-377-4258
2103 N. Decatur Road
Decatur, 30033
www.atlantagaychamber.org


ILLINOIS

Chicago Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce 773-303-0167
P.O. Box 146368
Chicago, 60614
www.glchamber.org


MASSACHUSETTS

Greater Boston Business Council 617-236-4222
P.O. Box 1059
Boston, 02177-1059
www.gbbc.org

NEVADA

Lambda Business Association (Los Vegas)
702-593-2875
953 East Sahara Avenue, Suite B-25
Las Vegas, 89104
www.lambdalv.com

NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque Lesbian & Gay Chamber of Commerce
505-891-3647
P.O. Box 27202
Albuquerque, 87125
www.algcc.com

OREGON

Portland Area Business Association 503-241-2222
P.O. Box 6344
Portland, 97228-6344
www.paba.com

TEXAS

Austin Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
512-474-4422
PO Box 49216
Austin, TX 78765
info@aglcc.org
www.aglcc.org

Greater Houston Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
713-523-7576
PO Box 66129
Houston, TX 77266
www.thechamberhouston.org
 
 
North TX GLBT Chamber
214-821-4528
PO Box 223564
Dallas, TX 75222
info@GLBTChamber.org
www.GLBTChamber.org

WASHINGTON STATE

Greater Seattle Business Association (Seattle)
206-363-9188
2150 N 107th Street #205
Seattle, 98133-9009
www.thegsba.org

Inland Northwest Business Alliance (Spokane)
509-455-3699
P.O. Box 712
Spokane, 99210
www.inbaspokane.org