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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice

Funding change and strengthening communities around the world

four stars

91.45

116 East Sixteenth Street 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 529-8021   Web Site
EIN: 13-2992977

Board Leadership
Maria De La Cruz
Board Chair

CEO
J. Bob Alotta
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.92
  Program Expenses Growth 28.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (NY) 91.45 four stars
The San Diego LGBT Community Center (CA) 87.61 three stars
Lambda Legal (NY) 89.60 three stars
Center on Halsted (IL) 92.24 four stars
The Trevor Project (CA) 93.19 four stars

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Founded in 1977, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is a dynamic global foundation providing critically needed financial support to lesbian-led, LGBTI and progressive organizations. Separated by continents, language and culture, Astraea grantees are seizing opportunities, and laying the groundwork necessary for women and LGBTI people to claim their human rights. Today, Astraea is the only foundation in the world solely dedicated to supporting LGBTI organizations in both the U.S. and internationally. We raise funds and issue grants based on the belief that all women can participate in the philanthropic process - from giving to grantmaking.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,381,328
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $317,272
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $968,339
Total Contributions $7,666,939
   Program Service Revenue $50,627
Total Primary Revenue $7,717,566
   Other Revenue $611,087
TOTAL REVENUE $8,328,653
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,387,092
   Administrative Expenses $427,493
   Fundraising Expenses $533,889
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,348,474
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $980,179
   
Net Assets $9,215,826

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Funding LGBT Activism $5,744,611 89.9%
Pipeline Project $182,777 2.9%
Global Action for Transgender Equality $381,997 6.0%

Ratings History
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.93 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.21 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 95.58 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 87.45 three stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 94.30 four stars
2010-06 03/01/2012 74.98 two stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 71.74 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 79.76 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 88.04 three stars
2008-06 04/01/2010 72.95 two stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 94.49 four stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 96.50 four stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 98.80 four stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 98.64 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-2992977
Name in IRS Master File ASTRAEA FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Literary Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$152,655 2.07% Jennifer Bob Alotta Executive Director

Founded in 1977, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is a dynamic global foundation providing critically needed financial support to lesbian-led, LGBTI and progressive organizations. Separated by continents, language and culture, Astraea grantees are seizing opportunities, and laying the groundwork necessary for women and LGBTI people to claim their human rights. Today, Astraea is the only foundation in the world solely dedicated to supporting LGBTI organizations in both the U.S. and internationally. We raise funds and issue grants based on the belief that all women can participate in the philanthropic process - from giving to grantmaking.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (NY) 91.45 four stars
Lambda Legal (NY) 89.60 three stars
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network (CA) 88.75 three stars
Pride Foundation (WA) 90.26 four stars
Affirmations (MI) 88.07 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
116 East Sixteenth Street
7th Floor
New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 529-8021
fax: (212) 982-3321
EIN: 13-2992977

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Board Leadership

Maria De La Cruz
Board Chair

CEO

J. Bob Alotta
Executive Director

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