February 15, 2023

Meet Our Team: Ashe and Stephen

Funders for LGBTQ Issues is pleased to welcome Ashe Helm-Hernàndez as our new Senior Fellow of Philanthropic Organizing and Stephen Switzer as our new Director of Finance and Administration! We sat down with them to learn more about them and their work.    What strengths do you bring to your work?  In my work, I bring a level of unshakable faith in my personal being, strong character, and respect for all people’s dignity. I draw my strength from my trancestors/ ancestors. I bring a level of diplomacy and discernment to my work. I also try to be courageous when my […]
January 25, 2023

Meet Our Team: Cleopatra Jach

Funders for LGBTQ Issues welcomes Cleopatra Jach Acquaye (sir/her) as our new Director of Programs! We asked Jach a few questions to get to know sir better.  What do you do at Funders? What strengths do you bring to your work?   As the newest Director of Programs at Funders, I am responsible for leading and managing the program team, overseeing the execution of Funding Forward, coordinating our training structure, and developing an effective program department. With a background in Community Organizing, I bring a wealth of strengths to this role, having served as an Executive Director twice and managing programming for […]
December 14, 2022

Announcing the 7th Round of Funding from the Out in the South Pooled Fund

October 5, 2022

We Begin With Love: Celebrating Forty Years of LGBTQ Funder Organizing