On February 24, 2008, Pride Foundation announced that former Microsoft employee Ric Weiland (d. 2006) had bequeathed $65 Million to support gay rights and HIV/AIDS organizations - the largest ever single bequest for LGBT community. Through his estate, Weiland established a fund at the Pride Foundation that will provide $46 million over the next eight years to 10 national LGBT and HIV/AIDS organizations that he personally selected and $19 million directly to Pride Foundation for their scholarships and grants supporting the Northwest's LGBT community.
- ↑ Pride Foundation - Ways to Give. Pride Foundation. Retrieved on 2008-05-10.
- ↑ Ustinova, Anastasia. "Philanthropists ensure gay community's future", San Francisco Chronicle, 2008-03-31. Retrieved on 2008-05-10.