Support Us

Community support is vital for SFFILM to fulfill its commitment to encourage the progressive evolution of film culture in the Bay Area and beyond. Through a combination of intelligent programming, educational outreach and filmmaker services, SFFILM creates singular cinematic experiences for audiences of all kinds.

We invite you to be a part of this important community endeavor by supporting SFFILM. Join more than 70,000 members, patrons, filmmakers, film lovers, school children and educators who attend our year-round programs, including our annual San Francisco International Film Festival.


SFFILM is fueled by a thriving volunteer community. Our volunteers come from all walks of life, ranging from students to retirees. Read More

Annual Fund

The SFFILM Annual Fund fuels our efforts to champion the very best films, to educate our young people in media literacy, and to support emerging talent—the great filmmakers of our future. Read More


We build enduring partnerships with companies seeking visibility and opportunity at our internationally renowned Festival and growing slate of year-round programs and events. We will collaborate with you directly to tailor a sponsorship to fit your company’s goals and needs. Read More

Foundation Supporters

Meet our valued group of foundation supporters, a passionate community of organizations who champion SFFILM and its mission, vision and programs Read More

In-Kind Donation Needs

From hotel needs to office equipment, SFFILM accepts your generous contributions of goods or services. Read More

Stock Gifts

Gifts of stock are another generous means of supporting SFFILM's year-round programs and services. Stock contributions can be made in any amount, and all stock donations are greatly appreciated. Read More

Matching Gifts

Increase the impact of your gift dollars to SFFILM through your employer's matching gift program! Read More

Planned Giving

Planned gifts, such as bequests or charitable trusts, can be an advantageous way to provide for a future gift to SFFILM. Read More