Donate to the Billys

“The Billy gathering was probably one of the most significantly positive things that has happened to me in recent times. It was an amazing experience and my only regret is that we didn’t come earlier in the weekend.”

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization; your donation is tax deductible; our Federal tax id is 68-0314349.

We’re especially grateful for support right now, as we build a better future for the organization. A monthly donation even as small as $5 is easy to set up and makes a big impact for us.


To join the We Are Family monthly donation program, please click a Donate button below, and then fill in the amount you wish to donate. To make monthly donations, click “Make Recurring” on the Paypal page, upper right. Then to use your credit card, see “Don’t have a PayPal account?” lower left and click “Continue.” Contact the Billy office 707-545-1044 for assistance, M/W/Th 10-5.

For a donation to our General Fund:

Your donation will be put to use with maximum flexibility, sustaining our overall mission including a small part-time office to help with new Billy outreach, gathering and volunteer support, and administrative tasks. Or tell us what project you want to donate for!

For a donation to our Richard Locke Scholarship Fund:

This fund supports individual Billys by lowering their cost to attend gatherings. Your support here is deeply appreciated.

For a donation to our Billy Emergency Support Fund:

This fund gives emergency support for any Billy, and people living with HIV disease in Mendocino, Lake, and southern Humboldt counties. Click here for BESF information.

For a donation to Transmission:


Transmission is a Billy sponsored project that serves trans men and trans masculine people. Donations for Transmission are tax-deductible and will be used strictly to support Transmission events and activities. You can donate any amount using your credit card.

AmazonSmile Foundation
We love local retailers, but if you shop on already, you can get the AmazonSmile Foundation to make a small donation to the Billy Foundation after your Amazon purchase. If you start your Amazon shopping with this link: the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price (not including taxes, shipping) to us. You do not pay anything extra for their donation, and every little bit helps fund our good work.

For a donation to support our Billy Diversity Fund:

Funds donated with this button will be used to increase outreach and diversity of the Billys.

We thank you for your support!