Alexander Lee



Interim Vice President of Programs, Funders for LGBTQ Issues


Alex (he/him) joined Funders for LGBTQ Issues in 2017 as the inaugural Program Director for its Grantmakers United for Trans Communities (GUTC) initiative. As a community organizer and attorney, Alex was the founding Executive Director of the Transgender, Gender Variant, and Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP), a San Francisco-based organization of transgender, gender-variant and intersex people, inside and outside of prisons, jails, and detention centers, working to create a united family in the struggle for survival and freedom. Prior to joining Funders, Alex was a public interest career counselor at UC Berkeley School of Law. He has also served on the board of directors of Borealis Philanthropy and the Astraea Foundation.