Support Us

Your gift, at any level, means a lot to us! Celebrate TAMI’s 18th birthday by making a tax-free gift to support our non-profit mission to discover, preserve, make accessible, and educate the community about Texas’ moving image heritage. This past year has been a challenging one for us all, and we need your support now more than ever as we celebrate our 18th birthday and continue toward our 20th. For nearly two decades, TAMI has brought life to more than 50,000 moving images of Texas. Whether you have contributed a film or videotape, donated money or equipment, or just watched and shared our content, your support has been essential to our success. Please make a gift today and celebrate with us. 

Make a Gift

Use the below form to make a donation with Google Pay, Paypal, credit card, or bank account.

 


TAMI also accepts donations by check payable to Texas Archive of the Moving Image mailed to 3908 Avenue B, Suite 306, Austin, TX 78751.

Other ways to show your support: More Ways to Give, Corporate Matching Gifts, Planned Giving, Sponsorship, In-kind Donations, Amazon Smile, Internships/Volunteering, and Contribute a Film or Video.
 
More Ways To Give

TAMI is in need of special equipment, including a state-of-the-art scanner with a six-figure price tag as well as funds for enhancing our educational pilot programs. We are also seeking support for endowment funds to care for our growing collection, in perpetuity. If any of these gift opportunities pique your interest, please contact Tara Elgin Holley.

Corporate Matching Gifts

If your company provides a matching funds program for donations made to non-profit organizations, please consider completing the necessary form and doubling your gift to TAMI. In the United States, 65 percent of the largest firms match employee donations. Enquire with your employer or review the list below to see if your gift is eligible for a match: 

3M, Abbott Technologies, AbbVie, Adobe, Allstate, Alphabet, American Express, American International Group (AIG), Anthem, Apple, Applied Material, Best Buy, Boeing, Caterpillar, Charles Schwab, Cigna, Cisco Systems, Citigroup, Clorox, Coca-Cola, Costco Wholesale, Deere, Dell Technologies, eBay, ePocrates, Equinix Inc., Exelon, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, General Electric (GE), Global Impact, Goldman Sachs, Google, HCA Healthcare, Hewlett Packard (HP), Honeywell, Humana, IBM, Intel, Intuit, Juniper, Just Give, Kaiser Permanente, Liberty Mutual, Linkedin, Massachusetts Mutual Insurance, Medallia, Mentor Graphics, Merck, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Nationwide Mutual Insurance, Network for Good, Nike, Nintendo, Nvidia, Oracle, Orange County Foundation, Palo Alto Networks, PepsiCo, Pfizer, Progressive Insurance, Prudential Financial, Qualcomm, Salesforce, SAP, SEI Giving Fund, ServiceNow, Silicon Valley Foundation, Silver LakeTechnology, State Farm, Synopsys, Tech Data, Tenet Healthcare, Tmobile, Toyota Motor Foundation, Twitter, Tyson Foods, United Technologies, United Way, UnitedHealth Group, VISA, VMware, Walt Disney, Wells Fargo, Workday, and Yahoo.

Contact Tara Elgin Holley for more information.

Planned Giving

A planned gift or charitable bequest is one of the ways that donors can have a long-lasting effect on the work of the Texas Archive of the Moving Image. For information about gifts that benefit you now, and TAMI in perpetuity, please contact Tara Elgin Holley

TAMI offers sponsorship benefits to businesses and corporations that underwrite public and educational programming and the website itself. We are pleased to name and acknowledge your firm in association with a specific program like Archive Dive or in relation to a specific film or videotape collection on the website. 

For information on how to support TAMI while promoting your business or corporation, please contact Tara Elgin Holley.

In-kind Donations

TAMI is seeking in-kind donations. Current needs include:

  • film scanners;
  • film supplies (such as splicers, rewinds, inspection tables, film cans, and reels for 8mm, 16mm, and 35mm);
  • tape decks (3/4", Beta SP, Digibeta, HDCAM, DVCAM, MiniDV, Video 8, Hi-8, VHS, Betamax); and
  • video equipment (such as AV racks, switchers, A/D converters, patch bays, TBCs).

To make an in-kind donation to TAMI, contact info@texasarchive.org.

Amazon Smile

Make TAMI your preferred charity on Amazon Smile and a percentage of your purchases will go to support the organization.

 

Internships and Volunteering

TAMI occasionally needs interns to assist us at our Austin office with a variety of tasks. Some positions require knowledge of film handling, archival practices, and/or research and writing skills. Other positions require no specific experience, but attention to detail is a must. The hours are negotiable, Monday through Friday. If you are interested, please send a brief statement of interest and résumé to info@texasarchive.org.

Contribute Your Films and Videos

Do you have Texas-related films? Contribute a digital copy of your films to TAMI and help provide access to moving images representing the people, culture, and history of the state. Click here for more information about our free digitization program.


The Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) is a charitable educational non-profit corporation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the full extent permitted by law. TAMI’s Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) is: 01-0778962.