Over the last few months, we’ve been thrilled to add some brilliant, dynamic staff members to the Astraea team to support our mission of shifting power and resources to incredible LGBTQI movements around the world! We are delighted to announce that Dondy Marie Moreland will lead our Development Individual Giving and Special Events portfolio with her innovative, comprehensive, and outcome-oriented development plans. Kyli Kleven is an incredible addition to our grants management team, bringing her eclectic experience in data manipulation, development, and dance!
Meet our new staff members
Dondy Marie Moreland
Director of Individual Giving & Special Events
Dondy Marie Moreland is our new Director of Individual Giving & Special Events. She comes to Astraea with over 10 years of grassroots fundraising experience, extensive training experience, and a deep desire to challenge systemic oppression and bring liberation to LGBTQI communities through providing value-aligned resources. [Read More]
“Never have I had such alignment between my personal and professional life as I do at Astraea. And it’s inspiring to work amongst so many talented LGBTQ+ changemakers— all are deeply committed to the liberation of our people, being good thought partners in philanthropy and in the field, and mobilizing resources that make the difference. It’s not only our workplace; it’s our vocation.” — Dondy Marie
Grants Management Associate
Kyli Kleven is Astraea’s amazing Grants Management Associate whose background is in grassroots social justice movements, art, and dance. In addition to her work supporting grantmaking at Astraea, she makes and performs dance-based work throughout NYC and abroad. [Read More]
“It’s incredible to be a part of such a passionate team. I am so grateful to be in this position, working with information to make our program teams’ lives easier, and moving money and resources to our incredible grantee partners!” – Kyli
In case you missed it…
Interim Executive Director
Last week, we were also joined by our new Interim Executive Director, Sandy Nathan, who will work closely with board and staff for the next nine to twelve months on strengthening our organizational culture and infrastructure. Read more about Sandy and a Q&A with her here.
It is such a joy to welcome these three brilliant team members and to watch the Astraea team grow!