Our Foundation Organization

Founded in 2017, The OUT Foundation is a nonprofit organization that removes the barriers that block LGBTQ+ individuals’ access to and participation in fitness, health, and wellness to ensure their success.

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The OUT Foundation’s programs for the LGBTQ+ community include OUTAthletics, OUTAthlete, and OUTHealth. OUTAthletics is the world’s largest initiative for bringing together LGBTQ+ athletes and allies to sweat for a cause in a safe, inclusive fitness environment powered by pride, diversity, and community. OUTAthlete is a scholarship program that facilitates year-long gym memberships for LGBTQ+ young adults. OUTHealth provides support services to the LGBTQ+ community living their true authentic selves with an overarching goal of improving mental and physical health.

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The OUT Foundation Announces Partnership with Garnier

The OUT Foundation Announces Partnership with Garnier

Garnier USA is proud to partner with The OUT Foundation to join their mission of creating an inclusive environment in the health and wellness space for the LGBTQ+ community. Through their programming, we will be supporting their fitness and wellness initiatives across the U.S., and are committing to help amplify these LGTBQ+ voices and stories.

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In 2021, Garnier helped The OUT Foundation make a big impact. Here’s our support in numbers:

 

  • 321 LGBTQ+ athletes from 25 countries around the world participated in Garnier's sponsored OUT in the Open, the first and only all-inclusive CrossFit Games leaderboard. 

 

  • 194 LGBTQ+ community members gained free access to programming in strength, gymnastics, running and functional fitness from Garnier's sponsored OUTAthletics Community group.

 

  • 120 LGBTQ+ athletes and allies joined in from 4 gyms across the country to sweat for a cause, network, and celebrate PRIDE month. 

 

  • 4 Community Advocates featured on Garnier’s PRIDE Instagram series, sharing experiences as LGBTQ+ athletes and education on LGBTQ+ athlete engagement.

We’re so excited to continue our partnership with The OUT Foundation in 2022!

This year, Garnier and NYX Professional Makeup are partnering with CVS to support The OUT Foundation by committing $100,000* to its mission to create an inclusive environment in the health and wellness space for the LGBTQ+ community.

Garnier and NYX Professional Makeup Partnership

*Garnier and NYX Professional Makeup support The OUT Foundation in their mission with a combined contribution in 2022 that includes monetary and product donations plus paid media exposure valued at $100,000. This support is not influenced by the purchase of any Garnier or NYX Professional Makeup product. The Out Foundation does not endorse any Garnier or NYX Professional Makeup product. For more information please visit: www.theoutfoundation.com.