Ways to Support Utah Film Center

Why Support Utah Film Center

The Film Center is a place for individuals, artists, and communities looking to use the power of film to bring people together through stories and ideas.

Audiences appreciate our mostly free film programs, statewide presence, efforts to co-create measures of success, and our commitment to authentic representation. Our events are more than just films—they offer opportunities to hear from filmmakers and notable local figures about the craft, story, and perspective. 

Educators value our media arts curriculum for the creative ways it engages students with learning,  ease of use, and alignment with state standards. They also appreciate our innovative and long-lasting professional development opportunities, top-quality instructors, and continuous support.

Filmmakers appreciate our fiscal sponsorship program, connecting with audiences, access to technology, and education, as well as the sense of community derived from collaborative co-working spaces.

Your support helps us offer enriching, affordable programs that benefit tens of thousands of Utah residents and hundreds of filmmakers each year.

Our address:

Utah Film Center
50 West Broadway, Suite 1125
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Tax ID/EIN: 75-3077559


Ways to Donate


Build something lasting with us and make a donation to our Capital Campaign. Donations received between November 15, 2023 and January 31, 2024 will receive special recognition as a Friends and Family supporter of the Film Center


Donations to the Film Center help ensure the viability of our film exhibition, media arts education, and support for Utah-based filmmakers. 

Our programs run statewide, are year-round, and at low or no cost to attendees. They are supported by diverse funders, including public funding sources, foundations and families, earned revenue, and you. 


  • Wire Transfer
    Please reach out to Meghan Horner, development director, to set up a wire transfer
  • Matching gift
    Leverage your impact with a matching gift! Many companies will match your tax-deductible charitable donation. To find out, ask your Human Resources department or search for your employer on Charity Navigator.
  • Donation of stock
    The Film Center accepts gifts of stock. Contact John Kirsling, our CFO, for more information or to start a transfer.
  • Planned Giving
    Our staff can work with you to plan a gift in your estate planning. Please reach out to Meghan Horner. Or, talk to your financial advisor to include the Film Center in your estate planning.
  • Donor-Advised Fund (DAFs) 
    We can receive funds from donor-advised funds, please just make sure that your donation has the type of support in the memo. If you need any paperwork completed to process the donation, reach out to Sophie Caligiuri, development manager.

Event Sponsorships

Interested in sponsorship opportunities for one of our programs or festivals? Please reach out to Isaac Fairleycorporate underwriting coordinator.


Our festivals and outreach activities can use energetic and social people who are passionate about our mission. Our volunteer page is most often updated in the months leading up to Sundance, Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids, and our Queer Film Festival. So, check back often, but mostly in November, December, March, and September. 

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