Additional Resources

CSU Resources for Basic & Financial Needs

Basic Needs at CSU

CSU Case Management offers a variety of resources to help students' with access to basic needs such as:

  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Food Security
  • Rent & Utility Assistance
  • Wifi Access
  • Parenting Support
  • Domestic Violence Support
  • Transportation
  • Health Insurance
  • and more

Gender Affirming Garments

The Pride Resource Center and Women and Gender Advocacy Center have free gender affirming garments, such as chest binders, bra inserts, and compression undergarments, available for those who may have financial or other barriers from acquiring these items.

RAMS Against Hunger

The goal of Rams Against Hunger at Colorado State University is to serve as emergency food relief for Colorado State University undergraduate students experiencing food insecurity. This includes CSU's Food Pantry, Pocket Pantries (like the one located right next to Pride), rides to get food, Meal Swipe Assistance & more. Open to all CSU community members. Learn more here on their website.

SNAP4Rams

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, can help eligible low-income families and individuals stretch their food budget!  SNAP provides monthly supplemental income for food purchases for about 1 in 10 Coloradoans, including hard-working families, children, students, seniors, veterans and those who are disabled. Case Management's program, SNAP4Rams, helps students navigate this process & learn about eligibility. Learn more on their website here or email snap4rams@colostate.edu.

Colorado Funding Resources

Transformative Freedom Fund

Supporting the authentic selves of transgender Coloradans by removing financial barriers to transition related healthcare

Colorado Name Change Project

Information and forms on how to update your name and gender marker in the State of Colorado

 

National Funding Resources

Genderbands

To help transgender people pay for transition-related costs.

Jim Collins Foundation

The mission of the Jim Collins Foundation is to fund gender-confirming surgeries for transgender people who need it.

National Center for Transgender Equality

The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. Below is a link to a database of resources regarding healthcare and legal services.

Point of Pride

Point of Pride offers an Annual Transgender Surgery Fund, a Free Chest Binder Donation Program, a Free Trans Femme Shapewear Program, an Electrolysis Financial Support Program, and other community-building support initiatives for trans youth and adults.

Stealth Bros Support Fund

Specializes in HRT Dopp Kits for the transgender community, and raises money to aid someone in top surgery expenses.

The Happy Transgender Center

The mission of The Happy Transgender Center is to provide financial assistance to transgender people for gender-confirming surgeries.