Protectors Circle

Members of the Protectors Circle are key supporters who have generously and continuously committed support to Family Equality’s mission. Members are a diverse group of people from across the country, united by a common vision: ensuring that all families receive the rights, recognition, and respect we deserve.


Get Involved in the Protectors Circle

As leaders in the movement for family equality, members receive special benefits to show our appreciation, including sneak-peeks of upcoming events, news about Family Equality, and perks.

Protectors Circle contributions are tax-deductible and can be fulfilled with annual, quarterly or monthly installments. Contributions may also be made with a gift of stock or securities.

By volunteering with Family Equality, you receive: 

  • Recognition as a member of this special leadership circle in our Annual Report, event programs, and other supporter listings
  • Personal reports on our most important work from our Executive Director and other senior leadership, including a copy of our Annual Report and exclusive email updates.
  • Invitations to select Protectors Circle events, including Clambake, held annually each Family Week, as well as regional donor events

By giving $1,200, you receive: 

  • Recognition as a member of this special leadership circle in our Annual Report, event programs, and other supporter listings
  • Personal reports on our most important work from our Executive Director and other senior leadership, including a copy of our Annual Report and exclusive email updates.
  • Invitations to select Protectors Circle events, including Clambake, held annually each Family Week, as well as regional donor events

By giving $5,000 you receive:

  • Recognition as a member of this special leadership circle in our Annual Report, event programs, and other supporter listings
  • Personal reports on our most important work from our Executive Director and other senior leadership, including a copy of our Annual Report and exclusive email updates.
  • Invitations to select Protectors Circle events, including Clambake, held annually each Family Week, as well as regional donor events
  • Opportunities to meet with Family Equality’s CEO, CDO, or other leadership as they travel around the country
  • When held, an invitation to join our CEO and fellow leadership supporters at a VIP cocktail reception prior to our Annual Awards Dinners in New York and Los Angeles

By giving $25,000 you receive:

  • Recognition as a member of this special leadership circle in our Annual Report, event programs, and other supporter listings
  • Personal reports on our most important work from our Executive Director and other senior leadership, including a copy of our Annual Report and exclusive email updates.
  • Invitations to select Protectors Circle events, including Clambake, held annually each Family Week, as well as regional donor events
  • Opportunities to meet with Family Equality’s CEO, CDO, or other leadership as they travel around the country
  • When held, an invitation to join our CEO and fellow leadership supporters at a VIP cocktail reception prior to our Annual Awards Dinners in New York and Los Angeles
  • Preferred seating at our Annual Awards Galas in New York City and Los Angeles
  • Your choice of a complimentary table for ten people at our Annual Awards Gala in either New York City or Los Angeles and a full-page advertisement in the tribute book

By giving every month to Family Equality, you receive:

  • Recognition as a member of this special leadership circle in our Annual Report, event programs, and other supporter listings
  • Personal reports on our most important work from our Executive Director and other senior leadership, including a copy of our Annual Report and exclusive email updates.
  • Invitations to select Protectors Circle events, including Clambake, held annually each Family Week, as well as regional donor events

By giving $2,500 you receive:

  • Recognition as a member of this special leadership circle in our Annual Report, event programs, and other supporter listings
  • Personal reports on our most important work from our Executive Director and other senior leadership, including a copy of our Annual Report and exclusive email updates.
  • Invitations to select Protectors Circle events, including Clambake, held annually each Family Week, as well as regional donor events
  • Opportunities to meet with Family Equality’s CEO, CDO, or other leadership as they travel around the country

By giving $10,000 you receive:

  • Recognition as a member of this special leadership circle in our Annual Report, event programs, and other supporter listings
  • Personal reports on our most important work from our Executive Director and other senior leadership, including a copy of our Annual Report and exclusive email updates.
  • Invitations to select Protectors Circle events, including Clambake, held annually each Family Week, as well as regional donor events
  • Opportunities to meet with Family Equality’s CEO, CDO, or other leadership as they travel around the country
  • When held, an invitation to join our CEO and fellow leadership supporters at a VIP cocktail reception prior to our Annual Awards Dinners in New York and Los Angeles
  • Preferred seating at our Annual Awards Galas in New York City and Los Angeles

By giving $50,000 you receive:

  • Recognition as a member of this special leadership circle in our Annual Report, event programs, and other supporter listings
  • Personal reports on our most important work from our Executive Director and other senior leadership, including a copy of our Annual Report and exclusive email updates.
  • Invitations to select Protectors Circle events, including Clambake, held annually each Family Week, as well as regional donor events
  • Opportunities to meet with Family Equality’s CEO, CDO, or other leadership as they travel around the country
  • When held, an invitation to join our CEO and fellow leadership supporters at a VIP cocktail reception prior to our Annual Awards Dinners in New York and Los Angeles
  • Preferred seating at our Annual Awards Galas in New York City and Los Angeles
  • Your choice of a complimentary table for ten people at our Annual Awards Gala in either New York City or Los Angeles and a full-page advertisement in the tribute book
  • A personal end-of-year report from Family Equality on the accomplishments of the past year and the impact of your investment
  • Listing at our galas as an individual supporter
  • An invitation to our attend our annual leadership meeting and discuss our collective vision for the next year

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