Support Us

There are three main ways to support us. Click to learn more below!

Jon Sims Endowment Fund for the Performing Arts (JSEF)

The SFLGFB is affiliated with the Jon Sims Endowment Fund for the Performing Arts (JSEF). Its endowed funds have been given to this 501(c)(3) organization for investment purposes. The JSEF exists to provide financial support for LGBTQ+ performing arts organizations. To carry on the dreams of founder Jon Sims, the JSEF attracts funds and bequests, invests the contributions, and distributes grants to qualified groups. If you are interested in making a lasting donation or bequest to benefit the SFLGFB, please contact the JSEF.

Support Our Sponsors

The donations made by our sponsors touch every aspect of our organization. Help us continue our mission by supporting these sponsors.

Visit OurTownSF

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OurTownSF is your guide to nonprofits, community, arts & athletic groups benefiting the San Francisco LGBTQ+ Community. Here you’ll find all band events listed, plus hundreds of other events of interest.

Shop at Cole Hardware

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Cole Hardware gives the band 10% of purchases every day of the year! Just ask the cashier to post your purchase to the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band (account #585). It’s that simple!

Donate to Community Thrift Store

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Donate goods to the Community Thrift Store, a non-profit resale organization that recycles and distributes donated household items, furniture, and clothing throughout the Bay Area. Mention the SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band (account #41) when donating goods.

Shop Amazon Smile

The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band is an AmazonSmile program partner! When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price back to the band. Bookmark the link above and support us every time you shop!

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You don’t need to play an instrument to get involved! The Band is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers and leaders. Your efforts will help make our concerts and events better for our fans and members.

We welcome volunteers in the following areas:

  • Parades - carry a flag or banner, join the hydration team
  • Concerts - usher, collect tickets, sell merchandise, and provide other support
  • Lend us your skills - fundraising, graphic design, social networking, photography, storytelling, prop building, flash mob planning, bookkeeping, event planning, catering
  • Leadership - join the band's Board of Directors; you do not need to be a performer or musician to join the Board of Directors

To volunteer, visit our Contact page and select “Volunteer”.