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NCLR depends on donations from generous individuals like you to continue our cutting-edge civil rights work across the United States. The gift you make today will help us continue to transform the legal landscape for all LGBTQ people and our families.

If you have any questions about making a donation to NCLR, please see our Donation FAQ.

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Donation FAQ

How do I make a donation to NCLR?
There are several ways to give to NCLR!

NCLR accepts donations online: Donate Now

NCLR also accepts gifts in the form of stock. Instructions for donating stocks and mutual funds

Check or cash donations can be sent to our office:
870 Market Street, Suite 370
San Francisco, CA 94102
(Please make checks payable to “NCLR” or “National Center for Lesbian Rights”)

Is my gift to NCLR tax deductible?

Yes! NCLR is a 501(c)(3) organization and your gift is fully tax deductible.

Is NCLR a 501(c)(3) organization? What is NCLR’s EIN number?

Yes! NCLR is a 501(c)(3) organization and our EIN # is 94-3086885.

How can I sign up to make monthly gifts to NCLR?

Join our Impact Club and start making monthly gifts to NCLR!

How do I change or cancel my monthly gift?

To change your monthly gift amount or to cancel your monthly gift, please contact our Development Team at Development@nclrights.org.

How can I make a gift in honor or tribute to someone?

Make your gift in honor or tribute to someone. The person you are making the gift in tribute or honor of will be notified for this gift.

We are getting married and would like to ask guests to make gifts to NCLR. How can I do that?

Congratulations! Thank you for including NCLR in your special day.  Please reach out to Elizabeth Lanyon, Associate Director of Philanthropy for more information.

How do I include NCLR in my estate plans?

NCLR’s Friebe Legacy Circle includes our generous supporters who have included NCLR in their estate plans.  More information about the Friebe Legacy Circle.

If you have questions about including NCLR in your estate plans please contact our development team.

My company has a matching program, how can I get my gift to NCLR matched?
NCLR is grateful for our corporate partners! Information about workplace matching gifts.

For reference, here is a comprehensive list of companies that match gifts.

I am interested in hosting a fundraising event for NCLR, how can I do that?

Thank you for being an ambassador for NCLR!  If you are interested in hosting a fundraising event for NCLR, please contact our Development team.

How can I get a receipt for my donation?

NCLR sends all donation receipts via email. Please provide a valid email address with your donation. If you do not receive an email receipt, you need a hard copy receipt, or you want to update your contact information, please contact our Development team.

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Why I Support NCLR

Stuart Biegel lived his life immersed in learning.  Raised in Los Angeles, Stuart began his lifelong love relationship with UCLA as an undergraduate and spent the bulk of his life and career teaching.  An avid writer, poet, hiker and thinker, Stuart taught in LA public schools before starting his career as a legal professor at his beloved UCLA.

Stuart’s promotion of civil liberties, inclusive social policy, and education reform did not stop at the University’s gates.  He served on many committees and regularly made generous philanthropic gifts to a range of social justice projects and organizations.


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