Donate to AFS


Your generous support of the Austin Film Society makes it possible for our community to MAKE, WATCH and LOVE film and creative media. Your gift contributes to our vision to make Austin–and Texas–synonymous with great film.

Opportunities to Give

Inner Circle Membership

We invite you to deepen your involvement with AFS. As a thanks for your leadership gift, you will be recognized at the AFS Cinema, enjoy exclusive events and an annual President’s dinner, and more. View details.

Fund a Filmmaker and the AFS Grant

Our annual fund a filmmaker campaign directly supports the Texas film community and the next generation of filmmakers. The AFS Grant for emerging filmmakers has distributed $1.8 million since 1996. AFS is committed to promoting a wide array of projects. Genres supported by the 2017 AFS Grants included narrative shorts and features, documentary shorts and features, and an animated short.

General Support

  • Preserve Austin and the surrounding area as a destination for film production
  • Provide grants and services to emerging filmmakers
  • Teach filmmaking to over 400 students in underserved schools
  • Showcase 350 repertory, classic and independent films that wouldn’t otherwise screen in Austin.

Thank you for your support! Questions? Contact us at or 512.322.0145.

Thanks To Our Annual Sponsors