Become a Friend of Pride today — the perfect way to support Charlotte Pride’s important, year-round community work and your all-access pass to everything Charlotte Pride has to offer!

Become a Friend of Pride today — the perfect way to support Charlotte Pride’s important, year-round community work and your all-access pass to everything Charlotte Pride has to offer!

You can now give back in a continuous, sustainable way to support Charlotte Pride’s various programs, including the Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade, Reel Out Charlotte, community solidarity work, and programs strengthening and empowering the Charlotte trans, Latinx, and women’s communities. Your monthly contribution goes directly toward sustaining the community-driven work of Charlotte Pride, and gets you exclusive perks and thank-you gifts! Give as little as $5 each month or go all-in at our Patron level for year-round VIP access to everything Charlotte Pride offers!

Click the menu titles below to expand each section and see how each giving level’s benefits and how it helps Charlotte Pride!

Examples of ways your contribution at this giving level supports Charlotte Pride:

  • Helps cover the cost of snacks and meals at essential education and outreach programs for the Latinx, trans, and women’s community.

Your benefits as an Ally:

  • Annual Thank You Card

Examples of ways your contribution at this giving level supports Charlotte Pride:

  • Assists in hiring local queer talent creating music, writing, art, or other content for the festival and parade and throughout the year
  • Contributes to covering part of the monthly cost of Charlotte Pride’s digital outreach and programming

Your benefits as a Supporter:

  • Annual Thank You Card
  • Friend of Pride Bumper Sticker

Examples of ways your contribution at this giving level supports Charlotte Pride:

  • Assists in funding essential community enrichment and empowerment programs like a Trans Name Change Clinic or Job Fair
  • Helps cover the cost of one port-a-potty for the festival and parade

Your benefits as a Partner:

  • Annual Thank You Card
  • Friend of Pride Bumper Sticker
  • Invite to Annual Donor Appreciation Event
  • One (1) Reel Out Charlotte All-Access Pass
  • Early access and guaranteed discounted rate for VIP Experience Passes

Examples of ways your contribution at this giving level supports Charlotte Pride:

  • Helps pay for one screening fee for a film at Reel Out Charlotte
  • Assists with the partial cost of one Charlotte Pride Scholarship

Your benefits as a Sustainer:

  • Friend of Pride Bumper Sticker
  • Invite to Annual Donor Appreciation Event
  • One (1) Reel Out Charlotte All-Access Pass
  • One (1) VIP Experience Pass
  • Early access and guaranteed discounted rate for additional VIP Experience Passes
  • Discounts or Bonus to Special Events & Receptions Associated w/ Year-round Programming

Examples of ways your contribution at this giving level supports Charlotte Pride:

  • Helps fund the partial cost of Charlotte Pride’s programming and support of our collaborative partners and peer organizations
  • Assists in covering a portion of expenses for Charlotte Pride’s offices and community organizing space

Your benefits as an Advocate:

  • Annual Thank You Card
  • Friend of Pride Bumper Sticker
  • Invite to Annual Donor Appreciation Event
  • Two (2) Reel Out Charlotte All-Access Passes
  • Two (2) VIP Experience Passes
  • Early access and guaranteed discounted rate for additional VIP Experience Passes
  • Discounts or Bonus to Special Events & Receptions Associated w/ Year-round Programming
  • Friend of Pride Coffee Mug
  • Recognition on Scholarship Page as a Benefactor of the Charlotte Pride Scholarship Program

Examples of ways your contribution at this giving level supports Charlotte Pride:

  • Helps cover the cost of a full Charlotte Pride Scholarship
  • Assists with essential items like the festival and parade’s annual permits
  • Helps pay for one generator to power the festival and parade

Your benefits as a Patron:

  • Annual Thank You Card
  • Friend of Pride Bumper Sticker
  • Invite to Annual Donor Appreciation Event
  • Two (2) Reel Out Charlotte All-Access Passes
  • Two (2) VIP Experience Passes
  • Early access and guaranteed discounted rate for additional VIP Experience Passes
  • Discounts or Bonus to Special Events & Receptions Associated w/ Year-round Programming
  • Friend of Pride Coffee Mug
  • Recognition on Scholarship Page and Community Programs Pages as a benefactor of the Charlotte Pride Scholarship Program and Community Programs
  • Participation in Friends of Pride Committee Meetings (2 Per Year)

The Charlotte Pride Board of Directors extends a special hand of thanks and gratitude to those community members who believe in our vision and will help us this year in empowering our local LGBTQ community.


Charlotte Pride, Inc., is registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation incorporated and registered with the State of North Carolina. All donations to Charlotte Pride, Inc., are fully tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Please consult your tax advisor for the appropriate treatment of any contributions made to Charlotte Pride, Inc.


Questions? Have questions about Friends of Pride? Email Jerry Yelton (they/them) at jerry@charlottepride.org.


Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214 or 888-830-4989 for North Carolina residents.