AsylumConnect Wins Gold in the 2021 Passion Fund by Linktree x Square
August 2021 – Jamie Sgarro, AsylumConnect co-founder, has been named as one of nine recipients for the Gold tier of the Passion Fund by Linktree in partnership with Square. The Passion Fund is a $250,000(USD) global grant program designed to support creators, activists and entrepreneurs in taking their passion to the next level.
We are thrilled to be named a Gold Winner in the 2021 Passion Fund. This generous grant and in-kind support will help to accelerate AsylumConnect's development to ensure every LGBTQ+ person knows where it is safe to go for help.
A panel of expert judges including Karamo Brown, Grace Beverley, Li Jin, Square’s Lauren Weinberg, and Linktree’s CEO Alex Zaccaria selected 30 Passion Fund winners from thousands of applicants spanning over 90 countries around the world.
As a grand prize winner of the 2021 Passion Fund, AsylumConnect will receive a $20,000 cash grant to help take its work to the next level as well as exclusive access to Linktree benefits.