Make a Donation

Make a one-time gift to support TIFA and we’ll put it to use where it’s needed most. Gifts of all levels are welcome. Tax receipts are issued for all donations $20 CAD or more.

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As a TIFA Patron, you'll receive invitations to exclusive TIFA events and receptions, where you can meet and mingle with celebrated international authors.

Pictured above: Beverley McLachlin signing her book Denial

Become a Patron

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Toronto International Festival of Authors Patrons have made TIFA a thriving year-round community of curious readers who believe in the power of words and stories. With support from Patrons, TIFA holds Canada’s largest celebration of all things literary, a new crime and mystery writing festival, and exciting international author events throughout the year.

  • The “Weekend Pass”: full access to festival events for the 2 days of your choice at the 2023 Toronto International Festival of Authors AND a Premium Weekend Pass for the MOTIVE Crime & Mystery Festival, June 2024
  • 25% discount on all other tickets for the annual Festival
  • Invitation to the Launch Party for the MOTIVE Crime & Mystery Festival and the 44th Toronto International Festival of Authors
  • Invitation to exclusive Patron events and receptions
  • Unlimited access to digital content throughout the year
  • Recognition in the Festival Guide and on the Festival website
  • ‘Roland Recommends’ newsletter from the Festival Director
  • Discounts and ticket offers with Festival partners

  • Full access pass to festival events at the 44th Toronto International Festival of Authors AND a Premium Weekend Pass for the MOTIVE Crime & Mystery Festival, June 2023
  • Annual limited-edition print book featuring specially commissioned writing

  • Special recognition on an event series or programme that matches your interests on the Festival website and onstage
  • Opportunity to host a special private reception for your guests with the Festival Director and authors attending
  • All-Access pass for the entire Festival
  • Personal ticket concierge service
  • Donor spotlight in the monthly newsletter

  • Unlimited extra invitations for your guests for Patron events and receptions
  • Exclusive and intimate Global Authors Club dinners with outstanding authors
  • Reserved seating and priority access for all events
  • Annual international trip to world leading literary festivals hosted by Festival Director Roland Gulliver
  • Signed copies of books from select authors featured in TIFA Presents events
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Your support means more than words...

The Toronto International Festival of Authors has connected authors and book lovers for over 40 years. As a registered Canadian charity, we rely on the generosity of people like you to keep doing what we do.

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