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P.O. Box 1693
40 Redwood Drive
Ross, CA 94957
Working with respect and commitment to all diversity and basic human rights is essential.
Contact: Miles Goff, Program Associate
Mission Statement: The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice works for social, racial and economic justice in the U.S. and internationally by funding LGBTQI organizations and engaging in philanthropic advocacy. Astraea's work helps lesbians and allied communities challenge oppression and claim their human rights.
2011 Budget: $3,909,178
Amount to Raise: $200,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $3,040,100
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) 6/30/12
Center for Community Change
Contact: Tori O'Neal-McElrath, Director of Institutional Advancement
Mission Statement: no changes
2011 Budget: $10,131,824
Amount to Raise: $525,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $10,423,986
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) September 30, 2012
Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
Contact: Ingrid Tischer, Development Director
Phone: 510-644-2555 ext 5241
Mission Statement: The vision of the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund is a just world where all people, with and without disabilities, live full and independent lives free of discrimination. Our mission advances the civil and human rights of people with disabilities through legal advocacy, training, education, and public policy and legislative development.
2011 Budget: $1,606,116
Amount to Raise: $50,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $1,921,422
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) 9/30/12
Domestic Workers United
Contact: Priscilla Gonzalez, Executive Director
Mission Statement: Founded in 2000, Domestic Workers United [DWU] is an organization of Caribbean, Latina and African nannies, housekeepers, and elderly caregivers in New York, organizing for power, respect, fair labor standards and to help build a movement to end exploitation and oppression for all. Having recently passed the nation's first Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, DWU is educating workers and employers about the new law, working closely with the Department of Labor to ensure its effective implementation, and laying the ground work for collective bargaining through innovative neighborhood organizing.
2011 Budget: $500,000
Amount to Raise: $10,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $800,000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) 12/31/2012
First Nations Development Institute
Contact: Alice M. Botkin, Development Officer
Mission Statement: Through a three-pronged strategy of Educating Grassroots Practitioners, Advocating Systemic Change, and Capitalizing Indian Communities, First Nations Development Institute is working to restore Native control and culturally-compatible stewardship of the assets they own - be they land, human potential, cultural heritage, or natural resources - and to establish new assets for ensuring the long-term vitality of Native communities.
2011 Budget: $4699957
Amount to Raise: $115000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $6933430
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) 06/30/2012
Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT)
Contact: Thonsey Keopanya, Resource & Development Coordinator
Phone: 510-452-4520 x306
Mission Statement: The Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) is a multiracial organization that promotes the connection between fundraising, social justice and movement-building. We believe that how groups are funded is as important to achieving their goals as how the money is spent, and that building community support is central to long-term social change. We provide training, resources and analysis to strengthen organizations, with an emphasis on those focused on social justice and based in communities of color.
• Social justice organizations are more effective when they have a broad base of individual donors
• The leadership of people of color in fundraising is important for building a strong social justice movement
• Fundraising, program, and organizing need to be integrated so that all staff, board, and volunteers are aware of and involved in all aspects of the work
2011 Budget: $528,000
Amount to Raise: $25,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $594,000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) December 31, 2012
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
Contact: Linda Schlapp, Director of Development
Mission Statement: IGLHRC advances human rights for everyone, everywhere to end discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
2011 Budget: $2,387,765
Amount to Raise: $1,100,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $2,187,598
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) 6/30/2012
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund
Founded in 1968, MALDEF is the nation's leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the "law firm of the Latino community", MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access.
Budget for 2010: Fiscal Year 2011 (May 01, 2010 – April 30, 2011) $7,993,330
Estimate remaining for FY 2011 (From January 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011): $3,700,000
Budget for 2011: Fiscal Year 2012 (May 1, 2011 – April 30 2012) $7,500,000
Ms. Foundation for Women
Contact: Ina Clark, Vice President of Development
Mission Statement: The Ms. Foundation for Women builds women's collective power to realize a nation of justice for all. We believe deeply that those who experience a problem have the perspective necessary to solve it. As the first women's fund we have, for almost 40 years, grown organizations and movements through direct support, capacity building programs, and strategic communications resources.
2011 Budget: $9,363,197
Amount to Raise: $386,000 by fiscal end 6/30/12 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $9,764,613
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) June 30, 2012
Not In Our Town/The Working Group
Contact: Patrice O'Neill, CEO
Mission Statement: Not In Our Town highlights communities working together to stop hate. Our videos and broadcasts highlight and celebrate people who have developed creative anti-bias programs and responses. These stories have motivated many others to develop their own innovative initiatives which overpower the hateful actions and voices in their communities.
Not In Our Town:
1. Shares innovative initiatives
2. Documents your positive actions
3. Connects individuals and groups working to counter hate
4. Fosters inter-group and interfaith dialogue and gatherings
5. Provides guidance to those seeking to take a stand
For more information on Not In Our Town, access to community-building and school resources or NIOT.org, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at (510) 268-9675.
2011 Budget: $1,482,416
Amount to Raise: $ 68,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $1,633,800
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) 12/31/12
Women's Leadership Fund dba The White House Project
Contact: Terry Selucky, Manager, Development & Communications
Phone: 917 202 4192
Mission Statement: The White House Project, a national, nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization, 501(c)(3), aims to advance women's leadership in all communities and sectors, up to the U.S. presidency. By filling the leadership pipeline with a richly diverse, critical mass of women, we make American institutions, businesses and government truly representative. Through multi-platform programs, The White House Project creates a culture where America's most valuable untapped resource—women—can succeed in all realms.
2011 Budget: $2,330,000
Amount to Raise: $0 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $2,287,947
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) 12/31/2012
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