alvan combines the shared philanthropic and professional work of its founders: the late Henry van Ameringen and T. Eric Galloway.

Mr. van Ameringen was  a groundbreaking advocate for LGBTQ equality, Drug Policy Reform, HIV/AIDS education and treatment, and Mental Health awareness and services, among other causes. Mr. van Ameringen is widely known as a mentor to many who follow in his footsteps.

Galloway, a community focused entrepreneur, joined van Ameringen to found Galvan in 2012.

The organization’s work honors the vision of a just and equal society central to our founders’ commitment to the common good.