Opening homes in times of crisis with

Support the community and earn a badge by hosting or donating.
By Airbnb on Dec 7, 2020
2 min read
Updated May 21, 2024


  • is an independent nonprofit inspired by the generosity of Hosts

  • Hosts who offer free or discounted stays or recurring donations are eligible for the Supporter badge

Your ability as a Host to make people feel welcome in your space inspires us every day. We’re particularly proud of the way our Host community has supported, the nonprofit established in 2020 to build on work begun by the Open Homes and Frontline stays programs.

Since 2020, you’ve opened your homes to more than 220,000 people, including refugees, asylum seekers, relief workers and survivors of catastrophic natural disasters around the world.’s work is possible thanks to the generosity of Hosts who provide stays and donors who provide funding to help support people in times of crisis.

Earning the Supporter badge

We’re celebrating the Host community’s generosity by offering the Supporter badge. Hosts can support and earn the badge by:

  • Signing up to host emergency stays for free or at a discount

  • Becoming a recurring donor

Hosting emergency stays

The Supporter badge recognizes Hosts who have at least one active listing through that offers free or discounted emergency stays. Offering an stay means housing evacuees, refugees, or others in need of temporary accommodation in times of crisis.

Learn more about hosting for good

Donating on a recurring basis

You can also earn the Supporter badge by signing up to donate a percentage of your payouts to on an ongoing basis. Or, if you’d prefer, you can make a one-time donation without qualifying for the badge.

Learn more about donating from your payout.

Getting answers to frequently asked questions

What is’s relationship to Open Homes and Frontline stays?
In 2020, Airbnb’s Open Homes and Frontline stays programs became, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Though Airbnb shares community members with, the nonprofit is an independent organization with an independent board of directors.

Where does the Supporter badge appear?
This badge appears your Host profile. If you wish to hide your badge, contact our support team.

Does the badge impact my listing in search? 
The badge celebrates your generous support of It does not impact how listings show up in Airbnb search results, and guests are not able to filter their searches for badges at this time.

Does the badge impact my Superhost badge or status?
The Supporter badge does not impact your Superhost badge or status. The badge will appear next to your Superhost badge.

Will I lose the Supporter badge if I opt out of hosting or donating?
Yes, but the badge will reappear if you resume hosting through or donating to You can always unlist your home from or pause or stop your recurring donation.

How is Airbnb helping?
Airbnb has committed to funding’s operational costs, so all donations can go directly toward the nonprofit partners and people serves.

Information contained in this article may have changed since publication.
Dec 7, 2020
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