Support SIFF

Invest in SIFF by making a charitable donation.


As a nonprofit arts organization, SIFF relies on you to bring excellent cinema experiences and eclectic programming 365 days a year. Your donation directly impacts our day-to-day operations, supporting SIFF's core programs: SIFF Education, SIFF Cinema, and the Seattle International Film Festival.

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Your gift may qualify you to be a part of one of our special donor levels listed below:

Gifts of $10 or more receive a SIFF sticker.

*Anonymous or no acknowledgment available upon request.
**Examples of Donor Appreciation Experiences include but are not limited to: Exclusive Donor Screenings & Receptions, Meet & Greets with SIFF Programmers, and curated experiences of SIFF's Mini-Festivals, etc.

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Each film screened at the Seattle International Film Festival has its own unique costs. Along with ticket sales, SIFF offers and relies on numerous opportunities of support by our cinema-loving community to help cover these costs. We invite you to take part in bringing diverse perspectives and original, compelling films to the Seattle International Film Festival by joining the Sponsor-a-Film campaign.

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On May 6, 2020, 501 Commons and Encore Media Group present GiveBIG, a one-day online giving campaign. Your support of SIFF and other Washington nonprofits through GiveBIG cultivates a state-wide network of giving and support of organizations that enrich our community.

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Do you have a vehicle on its last leg? SIFF partners with CARS (Charitable Adult Rides & Services), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, to accept vehicle donations.

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Black Friday. Cyber Monday. GivingTuesday: a worldwide day of giving after we've all saved loads of coins during the season of sales.

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Many companies match contributions to nonprofit organizations; find out if your employer offers one of these programs.

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It's more than just a party. When you attend a SIFF event, you're showing your support and, depending on the event, your ticket purchase may be eligible for a partial tax-deduction.

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Contributions of stock provide valuable support to SIFF and can also provide you with significant tax benefits. To make a contribution of stock, contact Tim Wagner at Edward Jones (206.285.0072) or Brendan Davis at SIFF (206.315.0667 or to inform them of your gift.

Stock share instructions via DTC
DTC Number: 0057
Further Credit to: SIFF
Further Credit Account: 968-07623-1-8If 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 SIFF 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, SIFF Education, General Support, etc).

Send pertinent information to:
Attn: SIFF Philanthropy
SIFF Film Center
305 Harrison St. 
Seattle, WA 98109

Acknowledgement of your stock donation will be made within approximately one week of receipt.

SIFF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization; Federal Tax ID# 91-1489660. Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Want more information on supporting SIFF?

Contact our support team.

Email: | Phone: 206.464.5830

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