Donate

Join our work and drive queer, trans, and Two Spirit communities forward. Your support uplifts 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, artists, and stories to the big screen.

146 hours

Of queer film screened each year through the VQFF and Out In Schools program, uplifting 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, artists, and stories on big and small screens. We leverage the power of film to transform lives.

$25,000

Paid annually to queer, trans, and Two Spirit artists through film rentals, performer bookings, and speaker fees, contributing to a vibrant ecology of artists and activists, with thousands of dollars more rippling throughout local economies.

50% Can Con

On average, half of the films we show each year are by Canadian filmmakers, centring the experiences of queer, trans, and Two Spirit people. We emphasize films by BC-based filmmakers and Indigenous filmmakers from Turtle Island.

Together, we can build brighter, more inclusive communities – today. By making a donation to Out On Screen, you will be supporting the work of both the Vancouver Queer Film Festival and Out In Schools. Your gift will have a transformative impact in the community and provide resources to curate innovative film programs, convene critical discussions, and catalyze social change for 2SLGBTQIA+ people. You can change lives. With your support, we can:

  • showcase the best in independent queer film from around the world
  • provide a crucial platform for marginalized voices
  • transform schools and the education system
  • give young people the opportunity to bring their stories to the big screen
  • create safer spaces for queer communities to connect, share, and celebrate

Gifts of securities including stocks, bonds, or mutual funds can make a positive impact in your community without a negative impact on your cash needs. Speak with your financial adviser to see if this kind of gift is right for you. Donations of securities to Out On Screen are handled through our account with CanadaHelps.org.

When you transfer stocks through CanadaHelps, they will sell the stocks and issue a tax receipt to you for the full value of your gift. The funds will then be issued to Out On Screen’s charity account. We will be notified of your gift so that we may thank you personally.

What better way to support your community than by throwing a party? Fundraising events can be a great way to bring folks together in support of Out On Screen and our programs – and we can help! Contact us to talk through your event and we’ll help you to pick the best way to make an impact.

You can transform queer, trans, and Two Spirit communities long into the future. You may think of Out On Screen as a charity child, or as part of your chosen family when deciding how best to create your legacy.

Consult with your financial advisor and other beneficiaries to see if this option is a fit for the legacy you want to leave.

When remembering Out On Screen in your will, please include our full name and Charitable Registration Number (CRN): The Vancouver Out On Screen Film & Video Society CRN: 89074 3792 RR0001

Volunteer

People make our work possible. From welcoming guests to the VQFF, to building community at the Board level, to working in the office behind the scenes, volunteers use their passion and expertise to drive 2SLGBTQIA+ communities forward.

Sponsor

Connect with 2SLGBTQIA+ communities like never before. Help us create safer spaces for queer, trans, and Two Spirit people to be seen and heard. Make a meaningful difference in your communities today!