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About TIFF Gives

TIFF is a charitable cultural organization with a mission to transform the way people see the world through film. TIFF Gives is our way of helping other charities, by providing them with complimentary Dual Memberships for auctions, raffles, or donations. We believe that having the opportunity to bring your friends and family to TIFF Bell Lightbox is a great way to be a part of the film and arts community in Toronto. To learn more about TIFF's charitable activities, click here.

Dual Memberships are valued at $160 and include four ticket vouchers to our regular, year-round programming.*

There is a select number of Dual Memberships available, with a limit of one Membership per charitable organization per calendar year. You must be a registered charity to receive a TIFF Gives contribution.

Please note: You must submit a request through this form for consideration. Priority will be given to arts-related organizations. Due to the volume of requests we receive, only successful applicants will be contacted. If your TIFF Gives request is approved, you will hear back within three weeks of your application.

Submitting a Request to TIFF Gives

Remember: we only give to registered charities, and requests are only accepted through the following online application form.

Redeeming a TIFF Gives Voucher

Please use this form to redeem your Membership voucher. You will receive a welcome package by mail within 10 business days.

TIFF Gives Success Stories

In the past five years, TIFF Gives has presented over $135,000 in prizes for fellow charities.

“We would like to thank TIFF for your support. The event was a huge success with over 200 people in attendance and over $4,000 raised for the charity MusicCounts and George Brown College Scholarships. Your generosity is so appreciated. We couldn’t have done it without you!” —The Take Back Tuesday team, George Brown College

“These are financially tough times in some high schools, but your contribution to Rosedale helps foster and develop our kids’ imagination, creativity, and deep respect for others.” —Barrie Sketchley, Rosedale Heights School of the Arts

“It is the support of donors, supporters, and community partners like TIFF that makes Toronto a more vibrant place to live and work! Donors ensure that YPT can produce inspirational shows and educational programming that reaches 70,000 young people each year.” —Ashley Boucher, Young People’s Theatre

“By supporting Shelter Movers, you will have an immediate and lasting effect on women and children transitioning to a life free from abuse. Our team of 140+ volunteers and executive members thank you for your generous contribution!” —Nicole Carpentier, Shelter Movers

“Thank you for your generous donation to the 2017 Pollution Probe Gala. Your important contribution will allow us to continue working towards a healthier environment for communities across Canada. By supporting our fundraising efforts, TIFF is supporting our work towards environmental change.” —Fern Tran, Pollution Probe

Past recipients include:

Applegrove Community Complex
Arkan Dance Company
Art Gallery of Hamilton
Art Gallery of Ontario
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Toronto
Canada’s National Ballet School
Canadian Deafblind Association
Canadian Film Centre
Canadian Opera Company
Canadian Stage
Connected in Motion
Daily Bread Food Bank
Etobicoke School of the Arts
Guelph Public Library
The Grand Theatre
Green Thumbs Growing Kids
Habitat for Humanity Hamilton
Hannaford Silver Street Band
Hockey Hall of Fame
Inside Out LGBT Film Festival
John Howard Society of Toronto
Kingston Canadian Film Festival
The Lambton College Foundation
Laughs for Charity
MS Society of Canada
Music Toronto
OCAD University
Odyssey Theatre
Ontario Crafts Council
Ontario Museum Association
Pollution Probe
Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services
Ryerson Artspace
Sheena’s Place
Shelter Movers
Special Olympics Canada
Stratford Festival
Stephen Lewis Foundation
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Toronto Environmental Alliance
Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival
United Way
WoodGreen Foundation
World Literacy Canada
Vox Choirs
YMCA
Young People’s Theatre

Restrictions

  • Priority will be given to arts-related organizations and charities.
  • As we receive a large number of applications, they are processed in bulk on an approximately monthly basis, so please be sure to apply well in advance of your event.
  • Your organization must be a registered charity.
    • Non-profit organizations, community groups, and third-party events at the TIFF Bell Lightbox are eligible to apply but will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Organizations are only eligible to apply once per calendar year.
  • As we are a charity, TIFF does not sponsor other organizations by way of cash contributions.
  • TIFF does not contribute to public or private schools, religious institutions, or corporate fundraising campaigns on behalf of a third-party charity.
  • TIFF does not purchase tables at charitable or political events.
  • TIFF does not contribute to corporate events.



* Valid only for single-ticket screenings at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Not valid for subscription-only series, the Toronto International Film Festival, or partner festivals. For a full description of Member benefits, visit tiff.net/membership.