On November 5, 2014, Fast Company profiled Astraea and spoke to our Executive Director, J. Bob Alotta, about the organiztion’s mandate, vision, and goals.
Here’s an Excerpt from the article by
KENRYA RANKIN NAASEL:
After raising and giving away $20.5 million in grants to 1,400 organizations in 43 states and 85 countries, its fair to say that Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is quite literally putting a new face on philanthropy. “We are the only U.S.-based philanthropic organization working exclusively to advance LGBTQI human rights around the globe,” says J. Bob Alotta, Astraeas executive director. “From multimillion dollar partners to folks who give 10 bucks a month, we have an incredible trove of stakeholdersincluding governments, private institutions, and individuals from every socioeconomic background who believe, trust, and therefore invest in our vision.”
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