Ben Francisco Maulbeck President, Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Ben Francisco Maulbeck is the president of Funders for LGBTQ Issues, the national network of foundations and other donors committed to increasing equality and well-being for LGBTQ communities. He is a long-time leader, advocate and grant maker for LGBTQ equality, racial justice and other social change issues. His previous work includes positions at Hispanics in Philanthropy, the William Way LGBT Community Center and The Philadelphia Foundation.

Maulbeck earned a bachelor of arts degree at Swarthmore College and a master's degree in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where his areas of study included participatory leadership, social marketing and international political economy. His volunteer service has included the leadership of the boards of the Gay & Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative (GALAEI) and the Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project (CHAMP).