One Institute is a non-profit organization that relies on variety of funding sources to sustain its core programming. We thank the many members and supporters who contribute throughout the year. We invite you to join them by making a gift today.

There are several ways to support our work. Take a look below and see what may be best for you.

Donate Online, By Phone or By Mail

Please make a donation via One Institute’s secure donate page.

For assistance in processing your donation, please call (323) 419-2159.

You may also mail your check, made payable to One Institute, Inc., to our administrative offices:

One Institute, Inc.
Administrative Offices
7655 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Become a Member

Join as a One Institute member and be part of a community that celebrates LGBTQ history, art, and culture. Membership offers you exclusive access – including tours of the extensive collections at the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, discounts at businesses across Los Angeles, studio visits with contemporary artists, reserved seating at public programs, and invitations to exhibition openings and receptions. See all of our membership benefits and levels by clicking here.

Make a tribute donation in someone’s honor

Using our secure online donation form, check the tribute button and include your recipient’s name, address and a personalized message in the “Comments” section on the donation page, and we will send them a One Institute tribute card.

Begin by clicking here.

Employee Matching Gifts

Many corporations match donations made by employees. Please check with your employer to see if your gift is eligible to be doubled or even tripled.

Shop to Support LGBTQ History

In addition to catalogues, books, tote bags, and handkerchiefs, we have added three new T-shirts: Los Angeles Resists and Joey Terrill Maricón and Malflora T-shirts.

Browse our online store here.

Gifts of Stock

Donating appreciated securities like stocks may allow you to realize significant tax benefits when you make your gift. Please contact Jen Dawson, Director of Development, at 323-419-1802 or for more information or to initiate your gift.

IRA Giving

If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit One Institute and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) directly to One Institute without having to pay income taxes on the money. Please contact Jen Dawson, Director of Development, at 323-419-1802 or for more information.

Planned Giving

Making a bequest to One Institute, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, is a simple way to secure LGBTQ history for generations to come. Please contact Jen Dawson, Director of Development, at 323-419-1802 or for more information.

Your individual commitment to One Institute is more important than ever before, thank you for your continued support.

Contributions to the One Institute are tax-deductible to the extent allowed under Internal Revenue Code Section 170(b). Tax ID: 95-3660779