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Your gift to Outfest is investing in the future of LGBTQIA+ youth, creators, and storytellers and changing the world one story at a time.The support we receive from individuals like you is more vital than ever to assure our ability to fulfill our mission and serve our community continues through these trying times.

Outfest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization our tax ID is 95-4089601

Support LGBTQIA+ youth and storytellers worldwide

Outfest dedicates our resources, programs and globally recognized platform to support the growing needs of the communities we serve. By focusing on those needs we can better ensure the growth of those most impacted in our community. 

General Public & Community Need

Our programs are proven to increase LGBTQIA+ visibility, strengthen understanding, and create meaningful change by building empathy for our cause amongst the general public and the LGBTQ+ community alike. 

Filmmaker and Storyteller Need

Our programs directly address the ongoing impediments faced by LGBTQIA+ filmmakers, providing skills, access and support to our emerging and established storytellers as well as supporting the larger entertainment industry tapped with inclusion and diversity representation challenges.

Entertainment Industry Representation Need

Our programs for entry-level, mid-level, and career-climbing professionals support the industry-demand for helping to identify, engage and foster more meaningful diverse and inclusive employment relationships with LGBTQIA+ prospects 

Art and Cultural Need

The arts continue to demonstrate their ability to impact human rights, political and socio-economic issues that concern virtually every facet of American and our global society at-large.