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IDA Development Department 
3600 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1810
Los Angeles, CA 90010

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Supporting IDA’s Fiscally Sponsored Projects

If you’re looking to make a donation in support of one of our fiscally sponsored film projects, search Sponsored Films.

The International Documentary Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing essential programs and services for documentary filmmakers. IDA's nonprofit federal tax ID number is 95-3911227.