Membership Benefits/Donate to VTIFF


Donations help us keep our ticket prices low and bring world class cinema to our community. Donors receive recognition in our annual report and on our website.

Ways to donate:

Give a gift of appreciated stock
A donation of appreciated securities that you have held for one year or more may give you tax advantages.  In addition to your charitable deduction, capital gains taxes from selling the securities no longer apply.

Make VTIFF a beneficiary of an IRA or savings account
Simply request a new beneficiary form and naming VTIFF as full or partial beneficiary.

If you have and Amazon account, designate VTIFF to be the recipient of a percentage of all your Amazon purchases
Just sign up for Amazon Smile (at no additional charge) and Amazon will do the rest.

Please also consider contributing an annual fund or sustaining gift.
To make a direct, tax deductible donation to VTIFF, click the Donate button. You can select an amount to be deducted monthly directly from your account – simpler for you and helpful for our forward planning. Thanks for supporting VTIFF!


Memberships also make wonderful gifts! 

Select Your Membership

Friend $69

  • FREE entry to 12 VTIFF Monthly Screenings (worth $96+)
  • 10% off full price tickets for any VTIFF screening including Global Roots Film Festivals
  • Early ticketing to Festival 1 week before open to the public
  • Free wine-tasting (8 wines) & commemorative glass, Shelburne Vineyard

    Patrons: Single $169, Dual* $269

    • All of the above PLUS:
    • FREE Festival Gold Pass (worth $125)
    • 20% off full price tickets for any VTIFF screening including Global Roots Film Festivals
    • FREE Accompanying children (12 and under)

All Access $549 Dual*

  • All of the above PLUS:
  • FREE tickets for any VTIFF screening including Global Roots Film Festivals
  • Guaranteed reserved VIP seating at festival screenings
  • Your own private code to view some films at home
  • Private Screenings

* Dual Memberships are for two people living at the same address


* some restrictions may apply

If you prefer to pay by check, please make it out to VTIFF and mail to VTIFF, P. O. Box 483, Burlington, VT 05402


The Vermont International Film Foundation is a 501(3)c. Your donations are tax-deductible to the extent that the law allows.

VTIFF approaches sponsorships as true partnerships designed to match both the needs of the client and the needs of the VTIFF and its audience. We work closely with companies and individuals to craft customized, integrated packages that meet our partner’s specific business objectives. Year round, there is a broad spectrum of possible associations, from corporate entertainment to marketing exposure and naming opportunities. An association with VTIFF will provide your company access to a very valuable audience and high visibility with the general audience. You will receive logo recognition in our Program Guide (36,000 copies), from the stage before screenings, link to your website from ours and much more. Learn more by downloading our Sponsorship Pack.

Download Sponsorship Packet

Donate by Mail

Please make checks out to:
VTIFF and mail to:

P. O. Box 483, Burlington, VT 05402

Please add your mailing address and you will receive a letter of thanks confirming your tax-deductible donation details. We appreciate your interest in helping to support film culture in our community! If you have any questions regarding donations, please don’t hesitate to ask!

Donate Online

You can also make a direct, tax deductible donation, either one-time or sustaining, to VTIFF in any dollar amount:

        For a quick Paypal donation click HERE


Vermont International Film Foundation


We truly hope you’ll consider supporting the Vermont International Film Foundation. 


Get in touch and we’ll do our best to help with any questions you may have: (802) 660–2600.

Festival Gold Pass

$125 or $200 Dual for two people at the same address
Gold Passes provide entry to all festival screenings – purchase yours now
If you’re not local and are just visiting the festival, this is the best way to enjoy it, giving you the freedom to come and go as you please.

Select # of Passes

We strongly recommend booking online in advance.  If you have a Festival Pass, you may come directly to the screening, but to secure a seat we recommend arriving 15 minutes ahead of time. Although we reserve  seats for Pass holders, seating is on a first-come/first-serve basis.

Festival Ticket Prices

General admission: $10.00
Senior (age 62+): $8.00
Students (w/ID): $5.00
Children (11 & under): $5.00