The California Film Institute believes that the power of storytelling through film is a catalyst to educate, inspire and entertain. We aim to create dialogue and engagement in our community. Help support us, and be a vital part of this conversation.

Your donation will support CFI’s four core programs, the continuation of which relies on the generosity of people like you.

The California Film Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which relies on the generosity of its community to thrive. Here are a few ways that you can support CFI:

Please support the California Film Institute today. You can make a secure donation online by clicking on the donate button below, or by contacting Liana Bender, Development Director, at or (415) 526-5838.

All donations to the California Film Institute are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.