Your Annual Donation

Your donation to the Foundation lets us improve and maintain the site, support the community, and continue to let hosts and guests develop lifelong friendships. Thanks! Questions about donations and how we use your generous donations? Donation Level FAQs. All transactions are protected by secure encrypted https, and you can pay with debit/credit card or PayPal. Your card information is secure and does not travel through this site in either case.

Signing up for any of these donation levels means you will not receive email appeals or on-site donation appeals for a year.


Basic Donation Level

Thanks! Your contribution makes a world of difference to our ability to keep this site and community going. We love you for it!

Loved By Many

Supporter Donation Level

Thanks! Your contribution will help us maintain the helpdesk for member support, manage the Trust and Safety Group, and improve our volunteer management. If everybody were as generous as you we'd be done now!


Maintainer Donation Level

You're awesome! Your contribution will let us maintain and improve the mobile apps and even do a mobile-friendly version of the website.

$100 and Up

Founder Donation Level

Thanks! Your top-level donation will let us implement much-requested new features, like traveler profiles, formalized hosting requests, and host scheduling. (Please note that if you want to give any amount by check, the details are at the bottom of this page.)

$0 Free

Free Donation Level

Thanks for showing your support for by choosing the free donation level. We ask you to consider donating someday in the future when it is possible to help keep the site going, just like your commitment to reciprocate by hosting "someday in the future" when it is possible.

$0 Free

Hosting-Only Donation Level

The free Hosting-Only donation level is for our amazing hosts who don't travel but who contribute to this international community through their hospitality. Thanks!