Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice

Funding change and strengthening communities around the world

four stars

93.72

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

Board Leadership
Eboné Bishop & Iimay Ho
Co-Chairs

CEO
Sandy Nathan
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.72 four stars
  Financial 94.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

94.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 14.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.9%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,098,319
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $132,108
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,391,340
Total Contributions $13,621,767
   Program Service Revenue $130,114
Total Primary Revenue $13,751,881
   Other Revenue $263,851
TOTAL REVENUE $14,015,732
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,478,690
   Administrative Expenses $874,584
   Fundraising Expenses $1,335,273
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,688,547
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,327,185
   
Net Assets $14,922,838

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$183,667 1.57% Jennifer Alotta Executive Director

Mission

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.

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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

Eboné Bishop & Iimay Ho
Co-Chairs

CEO

Sandy Nathan
Interim Executive Director