Support

SUPPORT FILM FORUM

Film Forum is the only autonomous, full-time nonprofit cinema in New York City.
We raise $1.7 million annually (more than one-third of
our total $4.7 million budget) from contributions.
See below for a variety of ways to support Film Forum.
Your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent provided by law.
Film Forum qualifies for most corporate matching gift programs.
Please inquire with your employer.
Click here for a complete list of major public and private funders

GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT

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Gifts of any amount help Film Forum continue to take risks with innovative and challenging programming.

Click here to see a list of all FF supporters $250 and up.
Click here to make a secure online donation of any amount to FF’s annual operations.

Membership / Gift Cards

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Become a Film Forum member and enjoy the best deal in town - $7.50 tickets vs. $13.00 at full price!

Click here for information on FF membership benefits.
Click here to buy a new membership.
Click here to renew your existing membership.
Click here to purchase a gift membership.
Click here for more information on gift cards.
Click here to purchase a gift card.

Industry Council

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A corporate program for leaders in the entertainment and related industries who recognize Film Forum’s significance with an annual gift of $2,500. 

Click here for information on Industry Council benefits and to view a list of members.
Click here to make a secure online donation ($2,500) now.

Circle of Artists

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An annual campaign comprised of donors from the fields of film, music, theater, visual arts, literature, photography, fashion, design, architecture and the like who recognize FF’s significance to NYC’s creative community with a gift of $1,000, $5,000 or $10,000. 

2013 Circle of Artists Co-Chairs: 
Matthew Broderick, Paula Cooper, Bruce Weber & Nan Bush

Click here for information on CIRCLE OF ARTISTS benefits and to view a list of all donors since 2005.
Click here to make a secure online donation ($1,000 & above) now.

Documentary Fund

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Film Forum’s Documentary Fund supports our presentation of the best in independent documentaries. Note: it is NOT a grant-making fund.

Click here for more information on FF’s Documentary Fund and to view a list of supporters.
Click here to make a secure online donation ($5,000 & above) now.

Endowment Fund

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Help ensure Film Forum’s continued success for years to come.

Click here to see a list of all donors to FF’s endowment.
Click here to make a secure online donation ($1,000 & above suggested) now.

Fiscal Sponsorship

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Film Forum, Inc. provides fiscal sponsorship to filmmakers in support of their projects. This sponsorship allows individuals to solicit and receive tax deductible donations from individuals and gifts from foundations in support of a specific project, without having to create a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation. Fiscal sponsorship is granted on a project basis and is not meant to serve as a conduit for general operating support. Film Forum does not provide funding to filmmakers.

Click here for more information and to donate to a film