Write the CFC into your own story

Support the creation of inspiring stories that transport us to different worlds and show us new perspectives.

CFC programs are pathways for Canada’s diverse storytellers to bring their voices and lived experiences to screens around the world. Delivering industry-leading programs that are accessible to and inclusive of all Canadian talent is critical to our commitment to change.

Help shape the future of storytelling by supporting the CFC and our programs.

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Donating to the CFC is an impactful way to support our work, empower the next generation of diverse Canadian storytellers and bring their stories to screens worldwide. There are multiple ways to give, and every dollar helps.


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Go behind the scenes of CFC productions or help with one of our fundraising initiatives.

Your time and energy is a gift to the CFC and is a valued way to support our work.


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Our sponsors help advance opportunities for Canadian talent to share their stories with audiences around the world. Becoming a sponsor shows your dedication and commitment to the future of Canadian storytellers and storytelling.

Fundraising Events

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Fundraising events are a fun and invaluable way to support the CFC and connect with our community of industry partners, residents, alumni and staff. Find out what events we have planned or reach out with a fundraising idea.

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You can help us shape the future of Canadian storytelling

With the support of our donors, CFC bolsters Canadian storytellers who share stories that move, that inspire, and that promote the richness of different lived experiences and showcase Canada’s diverse talent on screens around the world. That’s a significant impact made possible thanks to donors like you.

By donating to the CFC, you are:

  • Shaping the future of Canadian storytelling
  • Nurturing the next generation of creators in film, television and digital media
  • Championing and elevating Canadian talent, voices and stories
  • Creating opportunities for underrepresented and systematically marginalized creators to meaningfully participate in the screen industry and have their voices and stories heard and seen
  • Promoting the richness of Canada’s diversity on screens around the world

Tax receipts will be issued for donations of $15 or more unless otherwise requested.

Ways to donate


You can donate quickly, easily and securely online at any time through CanadaHelps. You have the option to choose to contribute monthly or annually and receive an automatic tax receipt. Even a little makes a big difference.


Donations can be mailed to:
Canadian Film Centre
2489 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON
M2L 1A8


To make a donation by phone, please call Shannon Stone, Senior Development Officer, Philanthropy at
416-445-1446 ext. 227.


Through the generosity of donors and partners, the CFC offers financial assistance through bursaries to help offset tuition fees and additional costs associated with participating in our programs. We aim to reduce barriers to access, particularly relating to financial circumstances, for anyone considering the CFC as part of their storytelling journey.

Gift of Securities

Making a gift of securities, such as shares, stocks and bonds, is a simple way to maximize your impact and save on your taxes.

Legacy Giving

A gift to the CFC in your will is an investment in the next generation of Canadian storytellers. You can create a lasting legacy and make a significant impact for future creators. To set up Legacy Giving please call Shannon Stone at

416-445-1446 ext. 283.

Circle of Supporters

When you make an annual gift of $500 or more to the CFC, you become part of our Circle of Supporters, a dynamic group of individuals who treasure Canadian stories and the talented creators who craft them for our screens.

CFC’s Charitable Registration Number is 10684-4251-RR0001

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