Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the arts is unique because of its multidisciplinary programming and its dedication to the regional arts community and the advancement of artistic excellence.

Make a contribution to PF/PCA today, and enjoy enhanced access to our programs and exhibitions while supporting a vital and vibrant community resource. Members and donors enjoy exclusive benefits and opportunities, and there are many ways to give.

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Make a donation to Pittsburgh Filmmakers/ Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and help us continue to support Pittsburgh’s community of artists, students, and patrons.


With your help each year, PF/PCA is able to:

  • Provide scholarships to independent students age 3 – adult
  • Expand art education programming in outreach areas
  • Provide access to state of the art film, video and new media equipment to students and members
  • Bring world renowned artist to Pittsburgh through our exhibition program
  • Screen regional, national and international independent films at our three art-house theaters
  • Provide access to studios, classes, professional development, grants and other resources to local artists


Donations of all sizes help us in so many ways. See what your donations can bring to Pittsburgh Filmmakers:

  • $25 – new HDMI cable!
  • $50 – artist stipend for monitoring one Open Studio for Teens session!
  • $100 – framing of 6 photographs for an exhibition!
  • $250 – full scholarship for 1 Pittsburgh Center for the Arts summer camper!
  • $500 – full scholarship for 1 Pittsburgh Filmmakers for-credit class!
  • $1000 – 1 new MacBook for the Digital Media Lab

If you do not want to donate online, you can call in your donation to Margaret Di Giulio at at 412-681-5449, ext. 210 or mail your donation directly to Pittsburgh Filmmakers, 477 Melwood Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Attn: Margaret Di Giulio

Do you have stuff lying around your studio that you just don't use anymore? Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Pittsburgh Center for the arts encourages any and all equipment, supplies, and book donations!

Through our Education and Artist Services programs we provide access to a wide variety of media to our artists and students. Your donations allow us to put cameras, film, computers, paintbrushes, easels, and tripods into our member’s hands! In addition, we are always looking to grow our library with relevant titles.

Have items to donate? Please contact Margaret Di Giulio at PF/PCA at 412-681-5449, ext. 210. Questions? Email Margaret at margaret[at]pghfilmmakers.]org.

Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts has sponsorship opportunities for corporations, organizations, and individuals. Our sponsors receive a variety of benefits that are custom made for the individual package.


Exhibition sponsorship at PF/PCA offers significant philanthropic and marketing opportunities. Exhibitions are highly publicized both nationally and internationally. Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available at various levels.

Upcoming Opportunities:

  • Pittsburgh 2011 Biennial
  • Artist of the Year Exhibtion
  • Film Kitchen


PF/PCA hosts a variety of events from our weekly Open Studios for Teens to the Three Rivers Film Festival Opening Night Gala. As a sponsor your company will receive publicity and increased awareness with Pittsburgh’s art patrons!

Upcoming Opportunities:

  • Open Studios for Teens
  • Film Kitchen Artists' Reception
  • Pittsburgh 2011 Biennial Opening Night
  • 30th Annual Three Rivers Film Festival Opening Night Gala


Contributing – $5,000:

  • Logo on all marketing materials including web
  • Inclusion in the press release(s)
  • Company signage in premier location at event
  • Verbal acknowledgement at the event
  • Private reception at PF or PCA for 20 people
  • 8 tickets to the event

Supporting – $2,500

  • Logo on all marketing materials including web
  • Inclusion in the press release(s)
  • Company signage in premiere location at event
  • 6 tickets to the event

Friends – $1,000

  • Listing on all marketing materials including web
  • 4 tickets to the event

Artist – $500

  • Listing on all marketing materials including web
  • 2 tickets to the event & membership to PF/PCA for one year

Volunteers keep us going! Whether your are greeting guests, helping with special events, preparing for an exhibition, or leading tours of the facilities, volunteers are essential to our operations!


Please contact Margaret Di Giulio, 412-681-5449, ext. 210 or margaret[at]pghfilmmakers.org for more information about volunteering your time to help Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.