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“Film is history, with every foot of film that is lost we lose a link to our culture, to the world around us, and to ourselves.” Martin Scorsese

Your support means the world to us

The Irish Film Institute is synonymous with world-class cinema. As Ireland’s hub for all things film, we seek to be an inspiring and creative influence while promoting a wider understanding of film culture. With your help, we can screen the best of international and Irish film, maintain and preserve our Irish Film Archive, provide film education and resources to schools across the country, and so much more. Become a valued part of the IFI’s community by supporting our work as an Individual, or through your Organisation today.  


At the IFI, we’re proud of the work we do and want to share it more with more people – like you.  We need supporters who believe in the importance of film and who support the work we do in making film culture and heritage accessible to everyone. Individuals can…


We love working with organisations who value the life-changing, thought-provoking, and joy-sparking moments of film just like usOrganisations can…

  • Become a Corporate Member
  • Become a Luminary
  • Buy a seat
  • Become a festival/season sponsor – IFI Education, Family Programme, IFI Documentary Festival, IFI French Film Festival etc.
  • Partner for the naming rights for one of our cinemas


Donations of over €250 from individual Irish tax payers qualify for tax relief and will mean an additional 31% of that donation in support to IFI. Contact development@irishfilm.ie to discuss this in more detail. Irish companies can also avail of tax relief on their donations.

American donors can support the IFI and still avail of their tax benefits. To find out more please contact development@irishfilm.ie

We value every donation, and we are committed to the highest levels of transparency in how we spend state and private contributions. The IFI has adopted the Statement of Guiding Principles on Fundraising, available here.

The IFI is supported
by The Arts Council

Arts Council of Ireland