Our mission is to honor the life of Paula Ford-Martin, an advocate and loving mother of gay and transgender youth, by providing scholarship funds and fiscal sponsorship to outstanding young champions for the LGBTQ+ community and their activism.
“The Paula Ford-Martin Memorial Fund provides scholarship monies for LGBTQ+ students and their allies who demonstrate: (1) outstanding commitment to advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community, and (2) firm plans to pursue college, university, vocational training, or any post-secondary educational endeavor.
The specific objectives and purpose of this organization shall be:
a. to provide scholarship funds for LGBTQ+ youth and their allies;
b. to promote visibility and advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community;
c. to support LGBTQ+ youth-led organizations through fiscal sponsorship and administrative services.”
— Article II, Paula Ford-Martin Memorial Fund Bylaws