Make a greater impact.  

Fuel your passion for film with one-of-a-
kind experiences, and provide meaningful
support to Outfest’s mission through our
Founders Circle of philanthropy.

Supporters of our Empathy Fund are leaders who love our community and inspire others through their philanthropic investment in our growth.

The Founders Circle of The Empathy Fund is the backbone of Outfest, providing long-term stability for the organization and significant benefits to our community. Founders Circle members are donors who have made a current yearly gift or a commitment to a future gift in one of the following levels:

TRAILBLAZER

$1,000 – $4,999

 

  • Screen Acknowledgement of contribution on Outfest website 

ACTIVIST

$5,000 – $9,999

 

  • Screen Acknowledgement of contribution on Outfest website, at all galas, and in the Outfest Los Angeles program guide.  

INNOVATOR

$10,000- $19,999

 

  • Screen Acknowledgement of contribution on Outfest Website, at all galas and in the Outfest Los Angeles program guide. 
  • (2) Invites to private annual dinners/events

VISIONARY

$20,000- $49,000

 

  • Screen Acknowledgement of contribution on Outfest website, at all galas, and in the Outfest Los Angeles program guide.
  • (2) Invites to private annual dinners/events
  • Option to host (in-home) one (1)  private film screening of a select festival or Outfest UCLA Legacy Project film.

BENEFACTOR

$50,000+

 

  • Screen acknowledgment of contribution on the Outfest website, at all galas, and in the Outfest Los Angeles program guide
  • (2) Invites to private annual dinners and events
  • Option to host (in-home) one (1) private film screening of a select festival film or Outfest UCLA Legacy Project film
  • One (1) Outfest Legacy Gala Table ($5k value for 8 to 10 guests*, limited availability)
  • Listed on Outset Films as an Executive Producer (optional)

Have questions? Email [email protected] or call (213) 474-1243

More ways to give.

DISCOVER THE BENEFITS OF OUTFEST MEMBERSHIP

Join as a member today and experience Outfest Festivals (physical and digital), live events, a close community of LGBTQIA+ film lovers, front-of-the line and early-bird tickets access, exclusive programming, and new ways to make industry connections.

 

VOLUNTEER

Want to get involved with Outfest? The Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival is a great opportunity for new volunteers looking to donate their time, or for veteran volunteers to continue their support.