For many years, OLFA cutting tools have been the foundation of many projects, creations, and builds. Annually OLFA North America contributes to events and programs that supporting creative and/or professional skill development including crafters, artists, makers, tradespeople, teachers, and non-profit organizations.

Types of Events Supported

501(c) Fundraising Events

Shop Hops

Trade and/or Apprentice Programs

Quilt Guilds  

Sewing/Quilting Classrooms



Please read the below terms and conditions before applying for a donation as our donation policy has recently been updated. 


Requests will be reviewed on a quarterly basis following the schedule below.   Approved requests will be notified the first week of each shipping month. Due to the overwhelming number of requests received, we are unable to full fill all requests. If your request is selected then you will be notified.  


OLFA North American can only consider requests from organizations with the United States and Canada.


Request Time Frame

Award Notification by

Donation Ship Date

January – March

April 15

April 30

April – June

July 15


July – September

October 15

October 31

October – December

January 15

January 31