Ryan Li Dahlstrom (he/him/his) has worked at the intersections of LGBTQ, youth, anti-violence, and racial justice movements for over 15 years. Ryan Li has been involved with a variety of local and national social justice organizations, including GIFT (Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training), TYSN (Trans Youth Support Network), and CUAV (Communities United Against Violence) doing a range of activities such as facilitation, fundraising, board recruitment/development, program management, and leadership development.
He’s currently working with Borealis Philanthropy as a Program Officer for the Fund for Trans Generations. Prior to joining the Borealis team, he worked as a consultant with several different foundations and affinity groups to advise on their grantmaking and philanthropic strategies. Ryan Li serves as the Co-Chair of the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and Co-Chair of the Grantmakers United for Trans Communities (GUTC) housed at Funders for LGBTQ Issues.
In his spare time, he enjoys being active, cooking, being an Uncle, and spending time near bodies of water.