Support the Little

*Theaters and Cafe dining currently closed to the public*

The Little will reopen Friday, April 16

Cafe Music is temporarily suspended until further notice

Read reopening detailsThank you for you support and patience! Stream movies in The Virtual Little, and consider becoming a member or donating to help us survive!




Support The Little


For over 90 years, The Little has been part of Rochester's history. From independent cinema, to live music in the Cafe, to curated discussions following specialty programming--- we're happy to provide such a rich cultural experience!

But we need your help to continue enriching this city! Please consider supporting The Little in one of the following ways:


Take advantage of all there is to see, hear, and enjoy at your local historic theater by becoming a Member!

Make a Donation

Make a one time gift to support The Little! If you're interested in making a reoccuring gift, please call our Membership Office at 585.258.0262. Please note the Little Theatre welcomes memorial gifts in honor of a friend or loved one. Be sure to note their name in the acknowledgment line if you'd like to make a gift in honor or memory of someone special.

Capital Campaign

Support The Little's capital improvements in a variety of ways! Your contribution will go towards helping The Little's significant and necessary renovations to the historic Theatre One on East Ave, under the expert guidance of Bero Architcture PLLC. Thank you in advance for your gift of support!

Planned Giving

By including a gift in your will, you can secure the artistic and financial strength of The Little for future generations.

Have questions? Call our Membership Office at 585.258.0286 or email

Advertising & Sponsorships

We create one-of-a-kind customized partnerships, branding opportunities, and promotion/advertising plans to help our sponsors meet unique marketing and philanthropic goals. We’d love the chance to show you how our cinema can deliver for your organization. CLICK HERE for more information and contact info.


Donation Request

The Little Theatre Film Society Inc. is proud to support charitable fundraisers for fellow arts, cultural, community, and educational nonprofit organizations in the Greater Rochester area. Please refer to the guidelines listed in our Donation Policy prior to submitting a Donation Request. Thank you!

Use our Donation Request PDF form here.

Read our Donation Policy here.


Click Here for a PDF of our Gift Acceptance Policy.

For more information call – Laura Garrison, Vice President for Development at 585-258-0309 or