MassEquality is comprised of two separate corporate entities: MassEquality.org, the Campaign for Equality, Inc. and the MassEquality Education Fund, Inc.
While there is some overlap in the work done by each entity, certain activities are done by one organization and not the other.
MassEquality.org, the Campaign for Equality, Inc.
MassEquality.org is a Massachusetts corporation operating as a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization. Activities performed by MassEquality.org include:
- Legislative lobbying
- Grassroots lobbying, including canvassing, field organizing, and electronic advocacy
- Issue advocacy
MassEquality Education Fund, Inc.
The MassEquality Education Fund, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization. Activities performed by the MassEquality Education Fund include:
- Opinion polling and research
- Educational advertising
- Media relations
- Education and outreach to specific communities
- Work with leaders around the country to build a stronger movement for LGBTQ equality
You may make a contribution to MassEquality.org, to the MassEquality Education Fund, or to both. A contribution to either organization will be used to protect LGBTQ equality in Massachusetts. Contributions to MassEquality.org, while critically important, are not tax-deductible. You can make a tax-deductible gift only to the MassEquality Education Fund.