Support

Your contribution to CAAM is a meaningful investment in assuring that CAAM continues to showcase thought-provoking and compelling Asian American stories that illustrate the depth and complexity of the Asian American experience. Your donation will help assure that Asian American stories are told and that our voices are heard. We offer a variety of ways for you to donate. Choose the method that works best for you.

Membership

Become a CAAM Member and receive the benefits of being a CAAM member, including exclusive access to and discounts at CAAMFest, invitations to members-only events and screenings throughout the year and connection with our large family of artists, community members, and partners.

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Individual Contribution

We welcome donations of all types and sizes. Your individual contribution is 100% tax-deductible. Donate now through our safe and secure page.

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Sponsorship

Corporate sponsorship of CAAMFest (formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival) provides companies a unique and cost-effective way to reach the enthusiastic and diverse communities we serve. Leading companies like Comcast, Exobi, AARP and GM partner with CAAM because they share the excitement of the thriving Asian American market and the power of the moving image. For details,  visit our Sponsorship page.

Contact our Sponsorship team to build a custom sponsorship package today:

Lanlian Szeto, Sponsorship Manager
lszeto [at] caamedia [dot] org
(415) 863-0814 ext.123

Employer Matching Gifts

Increase the impact of your donation through an employee matching gift program. Talk with your Human Resources or Payroll Department to see how your employer can match your charitable donation. Be sure to include the Center for Asian American Media on your list of eligible charities.

Stock Gifts

Publicly traded stocks, bonds and mutual fund shares are a convenient way to support CAAM and receive a tax deduction based on the fair market value of the shares at the time of the gift. For more information on how you can donate, please call (415) 863-0814  ext. 102.

CAAM in Your Estate Plan

You can continue to support CAAM through the form of a bequest in your will. Making a bequest to charity may lower your federal estate taxes and fees. You can specify that the remainder of your estate (after your family and friends are provided for) goes to charity, or you can specify that a charity receive a pre-determined percentage of the remainder or a fixed gift. For more information on how you can add CAAM to your estate plan, please call (415) 863-0814  ext. 102.

Your contribution directly supports CAAM’s work to create opportunities for Americans and people around the globe to understand the diverse stories and experiences of Asian Americans through:

  • Careers. CAAM empowers filmmakers to achieve their full potential by providing training, funding, distribution, and access to professional networks.
  • Community. Connecting filmmakers and their stories to people and communities in schools, community centers, theaters and neighborhoods, bridging conversations about inclusiveness and social equity.
  • Perspective. CAAM-supported work changes the way audiences see the world, changing hearts and minds, inspiring empathy and meaningful social action.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteer at our nonprofit organization that’s dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. Volunteer opportunities include being a part of the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films at CAAMFest in May! Over 300 volunteers from around the Bay Area log nearly 2,500 hours to make our festival a success! Festival volunteers serve in a variety of capacities, from the box office to galas and receptions to ticket taking and driving Festival guests; and receive benefits including vouchers for festival screenings, the opportunity to meet industry professionals and fellow film enthusiasts, receiving an official festival t-shirt, and an invitation to the Volunteer Appreciation Party.

If you have time or a particular talent to contribute, please contact us. CAAMFest volunteer applications are accepted throughout the year and CAAMFest volunteer orientations are held in mid-April. To apply, visit our Volunteer page. For year-round internship positions, visit our Job Opportunities page.

Find out how you can make a difference today by contacting:
Jennifer Chu, Membership and Development Manager
Telephone: (415) 863-0814  x 102
Email: jchu [at] caamedia [dot] org