Contributions go towards paying the legal and accounting expenses to establish the Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival as a Not-For-Profit (501c.3 tax exempt organization) and to defray the substantial costs of creating the festival each year.
Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival must be made payable to “Fractured Atlas” only. Any contribution above the value of the special benefits and Festival Passes amount is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Fractured Atlas is the country’s largest arts fiscal sponsor and assists arts organizations in raising money through grants and tax-deductible donations.
All amounts are welcome and we are forever grateful four your contributions to our cause. The following gifts receive special benefits and Festival Passes: Founders Leadership Circle (gifts of $15,000+), Founders Ambassador Circle (gifts of $10,000+), Founders Circle (gifts of $5,000+), Patrons Circle (gifts of $2500+) and Benefactors Circle (gifts of $1000+).
With your donations in any amount, we hope to build a solid financial base that ensures the future of the Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival.
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VERO BEACH WINE + FILM FESTIVAL MAKING A DIFFERENCE
• Donated 100% of net proceeds Suncoast Mental Health Center
• Box office film star Burt Reynolds, VBWFF 2017 “A Life Worth Living Legend” Award Honoree attends celebration
• Attracted top-tier Hollywood talent for VBWFF film jury
• Created a film industry networking hub of 100+ seasoned professional and student filmmakers Awarded 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place prizes to 26 emerging Florida filmmakers attending middle school to college
• Awarded “NEXT UP! Young Filmmaker” Award winner, Caleb Wild, a trip to accompany Festival Chair and Award-winning Director Jeff Woolnough on the set of the critically acclaimed television series, “The Expanse” in Toronto, Canada
• Instituted the VBWFF Interns Project
• Partnered with Vero Beach Art Club to honor creators of VBWFF trophy
• Collaborated with the Indian River Film Commission
• Offered free film screenings during VBWFF 2017
• Coordinated pre-festival free community film screenings with the downtown Heritage Center and the Executive Roundtable of Indian River County.
• Assisted Indian River State College Capstone Group in holding free community screenings of award-winning Festival film, “No Letting Go” at the Sunrise Theatre in Fort Pierce, FL.
• Contributed to a thriving Vero Beach tourism and business climate in the off-season
• Built a stronger community by connecting artists and audiences
“I hope that the Vero Beach Film and Wine Festival continues to flourish and bring enjoyment to this wonderful community that I also call home.”
– Gloria Estefan, VBWFF 2016 “A Life Worth Living Legend” Award Honoree