Prism Comics awards a substantial grant each year to a comics creator who is publishing a work of interest to an LGBT audience.

Prism Comics is a nonprofit organization incorporated in 2003 that supports lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) comics, creators, and readers. The Queer Press Grant has been awarded annually since 2005.

1. To acquaint readers with a wide range of creators who present good stories that readers can relate to and that reflect their own experiences.

2. To knit together a large LGBT comics community so that creators can feel more comfortable coming out of the comics closet.