Mission/Giving Statement: The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice works for social, racial and economic justice in the U.S. and interantionally. Its grantmaking and philanthropic advocacy programs help lesbians and allied communities challenge oppression and claim their human rights.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Emergency Fund; Movement Resource Fund
Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:
Emergency Fund: Astraea’s Emergency Fund is a rapid-response grantmaking mechanism, providing timely support for organizations to address urgent and strategic political opportunities and crises affecting LGBTI communities.
Movement Resource Fund: Astraea’s Movement Resource Fund provides grants to enhance the capacity and effectiveness of LGBTI organizations to engage in movement building work. Grants are generally provided in three areas: Technical Assistance, Travel/Peer-to-Peer Learning and Historic Convenings.
Type of Funding/Funding Restrictions: Astraea makes US and International grants to both organizations and individuals. Although any organization that fits the funding criteria may apply, Astraea prioritizes its current grantee partners.
Application Instructions: Send one one page inquiries via email.