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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How LGBT Foundations Fight Discrimination in the Workplace

Freedom to Work has been leading the charge on behalf of ENDA, the federal legislation banning discrimination in the workplace on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Among Freedom to Work's most prominent donors for this cause are the David Bohnett Foundation and the Gill Foundation.

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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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Meet One of the Top New Leaders in the LGBT Funding World

After a transfer of power over a year in the making, Courtney Cuff has officially taken over as President and CEO of the Denver-based Gill Foundation (see Gill Foundation: Grants for LGBT). Cuff replaces Tim Sweeney, an enormously popular figure at Gill who steered the ship for more than six years.
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The Pride Foundation's Scholarship Program Turns 20

Since 1985, the Pride Foundation has provided over $38 million in grants to LGBT efforts in the Northwest, becoming a big player in LGBT philanthropy in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. The foundation is currently reviewing its grant guidelines, with plans to announce new guidelines later this spring, though they don't expect any major changes. They plan to accept grant applications next in June 2013.

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