Donate to NWFF!

Your investment in the power of film and visual media to transform our culture makes a difference!

Donors are integral to helping Northwest Film Forum foster, train, and sustain visionary filmmakers.

Here’s what your gift can do:

  • $25 covers tickets for an underserved youth and parent
  • $50 covers snacks for a youth summer camp class
  • $100 covers a visiting artist or filmmaker stipend
  • $350 covers workshop tuition for one youth or adult scholarship
  • $500 covers subsidized space for a free community screening
  • $1,500 covers a week of venue rentals for a filmmaking camp
  • $5,000 to become a summer sponsor to seed community programs and partnerships

Consider a recurring gift, to deepen your impact year-round impact.

For inquiries about donations, please contact our Managing Director, Chris Day, at chris (at)


Membership connects you to a community, whether you’re a media-maker looking for collaborators, new ideas, and equipment, a cinephile seeking out mind-expanding movies, or just someone who loves to support the arts while getting free refills of Seattle’s best popcorn.

Join, renew, or read more about membership below.

Employee Matching & Corporate Sponsorship

Did you know that over 200 employers across the Northwest match their employees’ personal gifts to nonprofits? Your donation could be going twice as far!

Please inquire with your Human Resources or Community Giving Department about your company’s commitment to charitable giving. If your workplace does have a Corporate Giving Program, they can provide you with the sign-up form. Please be sure to send this matching gift form to Northwest Film Forum along with your donation.

Legacy Gifting

Invest in Northwest Film Forum’s future with a planned gift!

A planned gift is a permanent legacy that will pay dividends to Seattle’s artistic community for generations to come.

Making a planned gift to Northwest Film Forum has never been easier. We have included below some model language for your will or other estate plan:

A specific amount: 

I hereby give to Northwest Film Forum, currently located at 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, or its successor organization, the amount of [the exact dollar amount].

Specific property such as stock, real property, or the copyright in a motion picture:
I hereby give to Northwest Film Forum, currently located at 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, or its successor organization, the following property: [a description of the particular property].

Our legal name is Northwest Film Forum and our Federal Tax No. is 91-1702331.

For more information, give us a call at (206) 329-2629, send us an email at, or drop us a line at Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122.

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Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

206 329 2629

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