Astraea Finds Another Niche: LGBT Immigrants

As both LGBT equality and immigrant rights have become extremely high-profile policy issues at the local, state, and national levels, it's only natural that the intersection between these two groups would be increasingly explored by funders and advocacy groups. Astraea is, unsurprisingly, ahead of the curve.
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Here's How This Trust Became a Key LGBT Community Ally

The New York Community Trust (NYCT) Trust doesn't get involved in high-profile, nationalized LGBT issues, such as the struggle for marriage equality. Instead, the Trust funds local grassroots organizations and programs that are providing practical, often desperately needed help to LGBT's and their families.
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The Arcus Foundation Shifts Direction

Since 2000, the Arcus Foundation has been one of the major players in philanthropic giving to LGBT issues and efforts. Throughout 2012, the Foundation conducted an intensive review of its giving efforts, consulting with advocates, focus groups, and stakeholders. The goal was to develop a long-range strategy for how to focus the Foundation's giving efforts in the future.

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