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The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions an America where LGBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.


Jeff Krehely

Vice President and Chief Foundation Officer

Jeff Krehely is Vice President and Chief Foundation Officer at the Human Rights Campaign, overseeing the organization’s public outreach and education programs. Prior to joining HRC, Jeff was the Vice President for LGBT Research and Communications at the Center for American Progress, a multi-issue think tank and advocacy organization in Washington, DC. Before CAP, Jeff was the research director of the Movement Advancement Project, a think tank that generates research and analysis to help speed equality for LGBT people. Jeff has also served as the research and deputy director of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy; special assistant to the president of The Atlantic Philanthropies, Inc., a multibillion-dollar international grantmaking organization; research associate at the Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy.

Jeff holds a B.A. in English from King’s College (PA) and a master of public policy from Georgetown University. He has been published by the Brookings Institution Press, the Urban Institute Press, and others. Jeff is co-chair of the advisory board for the Forty to None Project, a program of the True Colors Fund, which seeks to raise awareness about and bring an end to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth experiencing homelessness. He is a member of the board of directors of SMYAL and the Progressive Congress Foundation.

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