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

Online Giving

Giving online is the fastest and easiest way to make a contribution to the SFFILM Annual Fund. Click below to make a tax-deductible donation.

DONATE

By mail:
Checks should be made payable to "SFFILM" and mailed to:
SFFILM
Attn: Development Department
39 Mesa Street, Suite 110
San Francisco, CA 94129

By phone:
Please call Erika Kieffer, Membership Coordinator, at 415-561-5026 with your credit card information.
SFFILM is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization; Federal Tax ID# 94-2663216. Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Stock Gifts

To make a stock donation, follow these instructions:

If the stock is in a brokerage or bank trust account, instruct your broker or banker to transfer the gifted stock to the SFFILM account at Vanguard Brokerage Services with the following information:

Broker Name: Vanguard Brokerage Services
Broker Phone Number: 800-992-8327
Brokerage Account Number: 57936159
Account Name: San Francisco Film Society
Account Number: 880 814 59993
DTC Number: 0062
Mutual Fund Account Number: 0045 

If the stock is in the form of a certificate in the donor's name, ownership of the appropriate number of shares must be transferred to SFFILM and a new certificate must be issued with the following information:

  • Name of security, number of shares and the name of your broker or bank (if applicable)
  • Your name, address and telephone number
  • The purpose of your gift (ex: Annual Fund Campaign or Education Program)

Send pertinent information to:

Attn: Keith Cowling, Director of Finance
SFFILM
39 Mesa Street, Suite 110
San Francisco, CA 94129
Fax: 415-561-5044
kcowling@sffilm.org

Receipt of your stock donation will be acknowledged by SFFILM within approximately one week.

SFFILM is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization; Federal Tax ID# 94-2663216. Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Matching Gifts

Employers of all sizes and sectors have matching gift programs that will match or even double your tax-deductible contributions to SFFILM in support of our robust and diverse community of filmgoers and filmmakers.

Check with your employer's personnel or finance office today to find out if they have a matching gift program. If so and you wish to have your contribution matched, simply obtain a matching gift form, fill it out completely and send it along with your contribution to:

SFFILM
Attn: Development Department
39 Mesa Street, Suite 110
San Francisco, CA 94129

We will notify you when your employer matches your gift. 

SFFILM is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization; Federal Tax ID# 94-2663216. Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts, such as bequests or charitable trusts, can be an advantageous way to provide for a future gift to SFFILM. These gifts can offer significant tax benefits to you or to your estate, while also providing generous support to SFFILM.

In-Kind Donations

SFFILM accepts in-kind donations including but not limited to:

  • Goods such as computers, software, furniture, office equipment, food and beverages
  • Services including hotel accommodations and transportation; housing and meeting space; and administrative support
  • Expertise like legal, tax or business advice; marketing and website development; and strategic planning.

SFFILM is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization; Federal Tax ID# 94-2663216. Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.