PlanetRomeo BV has pledged regular and ongoing financial support for PlanetRomeo Foundation. This will enable the Foundation to establish itself with a secure footing and to take over responsibility for the supported projects that until now have been handled by PlanetRomeo BV directly. As we expand the number of supported projects, we will seek funding from other sources too. But for the time being this gives the Foundation a solid start.
The opening party of Amsterdam Gay Pride 2009 was an opportunity for PlanetRomeo Foundation to present itself to the public for the first time. The party was hosted by PlanetRomeo and featured performances by Dolly Bellefleur and The Boy George Experience. As a result of money raised at the event we were able to make a donation of € 1,000 to support the work of Lambda Istanbul, an organization working to improve LGBT rights in Turkey.