Staff

February 3, 2020

WILLIAM (BILL) SMITH

February 1, 2020

JUDY YU

April 29, 2019

April Bethea

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers April Bethea is the Director of Philanthropic Outreach at Funders for LGBTQ Issues, where she works to increase the organization’s capacity for effective outreach to and engagement of new funders in an effort to increase overall grantmaking to LGBTQ issues. Prior to joining Funders for LGBTQ Issues April was the Membership and Community Associate at the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP). At IFP she oversaw membership, programming, mentorship, and educational opportunities for IFP’s community of emerging and established filmmakers and industry professionals.  April’s work helped to expand the organization’s audience by addressing new demographics and cultivated her passion for engaging people […]
April 15, 2019

Nicole Fernandes

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers Nicole has strong experience in both administrative and programmatic roles, including roles in nonprofit and grassroots organizations.  Some of Nicole’s experience includes serving as a Transform Fellow at the Sylvia Rivera Project and working with Black Trans Media to help organize their Trans Women of Color convening. Most recently, Nicole served as an Information and Referral Specialist at The Center.
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