Dezjorn International Foundation

As apart of our charitable philosophy in 2018 Dezjorn International LLC opened, it’s non-profit, The Dezjorn International Foundation and publicly announced by Founder’s Mr. & Mrs. Gauthier. Our mission is to educate, empower, and inspire people of marginalized communities to advance equality and equal opportunity. In 2017 Dezjorn International LLC officially partnered with #GivingTuesday, a global movement in all 50 states and in countries worldwide, where millions of people demonstrate the common capacity to give. Helping raise over $19k it was then we knew it was time to open our non profit. Your donations, whether is monetary or untangible, helps bring millions of smiles to people across the world and create equal opportunities. Thank you!


WeCare Packages

Binder BroThers


ReTies– A program designed to eliminate barriers in employment for low-income transgender men entering or re-entering the workforce by providing gently used ties and job readiness services.

Jevon Martin Technology Lab (donated by Princess Janae Place)- coming soon

Athletics & Recreation

Back 2 School Events

**Supplies is accepted year round. Supplies can be sent to Dezjorn Int’l HQ in Wisconsin. Tax deductible


Dezjorn R. Gauthier Academic Award

Dezjorn R.Gauthier

The annual DRG Academic award was established in 2015 in honor of the CEO himself. Sir Gauthier has a strong belief in academics and scholarly study, “If I can ignite one more educated flame, thats one more light making the world a brighter place” states Gauthier.  The award is granted for transgender students of color pursuing an education in criminal justice and legal studies at an academic level beginning with high school seniors through graduate studies. The award is one of the highest recognized by Dezjorn International LLC. Award is based on career goals, character, recommendations, academic record, and resume/activities/volunteer.

Dates: May 1, 2023 – May 7, 2023

Winner Announced: May 22, 2023

Please submit here

Dezjorn International Travel Sponsorship

Event: Black Trans Advocacy Conference

Dates: March 1-17, 2023

Winner Announced: March 20, 2023

Lailani M., NY | Sabastian R, NY | Marcus R, GA | Jazielle, CA (2019)

Ky’Cere Vasquez, Texas (2018)

Dom Chilko, Minnesota (2017)

Please submit here                                              Donate Here

Dezjorn R. Gauthier Surgery Grant


Dates: August 2022

Top Final Round Candidates

2017- Trenton, Sincere, and Kiowa.

If you are interested in sponsoring a candidate please contact our office at

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Dorothy J. Carr Academic Award


Dates: Open

Winner Announced October 2, 2022 (and recognized at Manniversary Gala 2023): 

Kodi Ernwein (2017)

On July 23, 2015 Dorothy Carr was diagnosed with Stage Four Cancer in her colon which slowly spread to her liver and kidneys. Ms. Carr has always been a fighter from civil rights to her battle of cancer.

On Nov 1, 2016 the Dorothy J. Carr Fund was established by youngest son, Dezjorn Gauthier, to promote education among youth of color in the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Dorothy believed that every child can strive for excellence.

Today, we remember the legacy of Dorothy J Carr who passed on 11/12/16.

Dezjorn International is proud to announce The Dorothy J. Carr Academic Award promoting education in African American youth in Milwaukee, WI.

Please submit here                                             Donate Here

Board of Directors

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