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Donate to VIFF

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There are many ways to support VIFF and help us share the magic of cinema.

Did you know that VIFF is a charitable non-profit organization?

Your gift will help ensure we can continue to foster creator development, amplify new and diverse voices, and pursue exciting new ways to see the world and ourselves through film.

Charity Registration Number: 11894 6821 RR 0001

Name a Seat

Honour a special film fan, mark an important anniversary, or name a seat for yourself, and make a lasting contribution to support the future of cinema in your community.

With a tax-deductible donation of $1,000, an engraved plaque will be installed on one of our newly upgraded seats in the VIFF Centre’s main theatre.

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One-Time and Monthly Donation

Making a donation at VIFF has never been easier. We accept gifts directly on our website, via CanadaHelps, by mail, or you can contact our Philanthropy Office at 778-328-7813.

Our monthly giving program allows you to make a real and concrete impact for just a few cents a day. Your monthly contribution allows us to reduce our administrative costs and assists us with long-term planning.

Aeroplan Donations

Through the Aeroplan Member Donation Program, you can help host the world’s most talented filmmakers and visual artists from across Canada and beyond.

Publicly Traded Bonds & Securities

Did you know that if you donate shares or other securities to charities, you get a tax break on the capital gains?

Invest in the next generation of Canadian filmmakers by contributing to VIFF. We gratefully accept the donation of publicly traded shares, bonds and other securities.

Please contact Shahriar Pedram at 778-328-7813 to make a donation or donate through CanadaHelps.

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Legacy Gifts

Include VIFF in your Will and leave your mark on the future of Canadian cinema. Learn how you can make a difference with a Legacy Gift while still taking care of those you love. Use our Will Power calculator to see your potential impact.

You can also contact Shahriar Pedram at 778-328-7813 to learn how we can help you meet your philanthropic goals through a Legacy Gift.

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Third-Party Fundraising

Are you interested in organizing an event to support VIFF? Contact Shahriar Pedram at 778-328-7813 and let us help you amplify your fundraising.