About TIFF Gives

TIFF is a charitable arts organization dedicated to transforming how people see the world through creative and cultural discovery. We are pleased to help other charitable organizations when we can. To learn more about TIFF's charitable activities click here. For requests relating to rental of space at TIFF Bell Lightbox, please direct your inquiries by email.

A limited number of TIFF Memberships and tickets to screenings at TIFF Bell Lightbox are available. Preference will be given to arts-related organizations.


  • Your organization must be a registered charity (regrettably, private schools and religious institutions are not eligible).
  • TIFF will donate only once a year to an organization.
  • Cash contributions are not made by TIFF.
  • TIFF does not purchase tables to charitable or political events.

Submitting a Request to TIFF Gives

Requests are accepted through the following online application form.

TIFF makes a limited number of tickets available each month. We will look at and evaluate requests in the order in which they are received. If our supply of tickets runs out before we are able to fulfill your organization's request, you may reapply in a following month.

Notification for Applicants

Although TIFF Gives reviews all submissions received, due to the heavy volume of requests we are only able to respond to successful applicants.

Yearly Schedule

All requests are reviewed by the last Monday of the month. Please note any requests submitted after July 27, 2014 will not be reviewed until October 3, 2014. For listed response dates, please see the following chart:

Date of Request Response Date for Approvals
Nov 1–24, 2013 November 29, 2013
Nov 25–Dec 29, 2013 January 3, 2014
Dec 30–Jan 26, 2014 January 31, 2014
Jan 27–Feb 23, 2014 February 28, 2014
Feb 24–Mar 30, 2014 April 4, 2014
Mar 31–Apr 27, 2014 May 2, 2014
Apr 28–May 25, 2014 May 30, 2014
May 26–June 29, 2014 July 4, 2014
Jun 30–Jul 27, 2014 August 1, 2014
Jul 28–Sept 28, 2014 October 3, 2014
Sept 29–Oct 26, 2014 October 31, 2014
Oct 27–Nov 23, 2014 November 28, 2014
Nov 24–Dec 29, 2014 January 2, 2015

Redeem your TIFF Gives Voucher here.

For requests relating to rental of space at TIFF Bell Lightbox, please direct your inquiries by email.