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Make a Donation


The Ali Forney Center relies on the generosity of individuals and businesses to provide life-saving services to over 2,000 homeless LGBTQ+ youth every single year. When you give, you help provide care for homeless LGBTQ+ youths, including meals, shelter, and physical and mental health needs. You can even give directly as a birthday gift, which helps to recognize our youth as individuals.

Make a Difference

Ways to Give

All gifts are tax deductible. Find out the specifics
when you choose a way to give.


Give Online

Make a one-time gift through our secure platform.

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Welcome Home

Our first permanent home for homeless trans-identifying young people.
We invite you to join us in securing a home for unhoused transgender, gender-nonconforming, and nonbinary young people in New York City.

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Give Monthly

Join our AFC 360 program and enter a compassionate community of monthly supporters

Give with Cryptocurrency

Support our youth directly from your digital wallet.

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By Check

Please make your check payable to The Ali Forney Center and send it to:
Ali Forney Center
307 W 38th St Fl 2
New York, NY 10018

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Corporate Partnerships

We are proud to partner with companies to benefit our young people, while also collaborating on volunteerism, employee engagement and marketing. To learn more about our corporate partnerships program please email Paul Clark at

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Corporate Matching

Double your impact with a matching gift–a charitable donation by a corporation that matches an employee's contribution to an eligible nonprofit organization. Sometimes it’s dollar for dollar or much more! Reach out to your employer for more information on what's possible!

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Community Fundraising

Create a fundraiser in support of the Ali Forney Center to celebrate Pride, birthdays, weddings, in memory of loved ones, or just because. 

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Project Birthday

Birthdays deserve to be celebrated. Help homeless LGBTQ youth celebrate theirs.

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Major Gifts

Major Donations of $2,500 and above provide AFC with the foresight to invest in areas of our work that need it the most. Click below or email Zachary Cohen at or call 212-222-3427 ext 322 to learn more.

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Donate Stock

If you’re interested in donating stock transfers, and other related inquiries, email Aidan Heck at or call 212-222-3427 ext. 907

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Planned Giving

If you’re interested in including us in your estate plan please email Zachary Cohen at or call 212-222-3427 ext. 322

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Emerging Leaders Council

AFC's Emerging Leaders are young professionals who are passionate about championing our young people and supporting our life-saving programs through events, campaigns, and other creative initiatives.

For more information and to stay updated on events and opportunities, email

The Ali Forney Center (EIN 30-0104507) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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