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Charitable Number: 89893 8717 RR0001

Legal Name: Centre for Aboriginal Media

imagineNATIVE is the world's largest presenter of Indigenous screen content. The organisation is recognised locally, nationally, and internationally for excellence and innovation in programming and as the global centre for Indigenous media arts. imagineNATIVE is a registered charity committed to creating a greater understanding of Indigenous peoples and cultures through the presentation of contemporary Indigenous-made media art (film, video, audio and digital media). imagineNATIVE supports content creators and community in a number of was, such as:

  • Presenting hundreds of new works annually

  • Providing the largest annual meeting place for Indigenous filmmakers, digital artists and industry leaders

  • Provide over $50,000 in cash awards, and thousands in in-kind rentals and services

  • Commissioning the creation of new film, video, new media and radio works

  • Presenting and Industry Series of training workshops and panels, featuring top-level industry professionals and artists

  • Providing mentorships and hands-on training appropriate to various skill levels and mediums

  • Subsidizing travel for over 50% of our programmed artists to attend screenings and meet with industry and other artists

  • Facilitating the sale of works to national and international buyers, curators and programmers through scheduled meetings, one-on-one sessions, and through our on-site mediatheque containing all works submitted to the festival

  • National Film and VR Tour reaching communities with barriers to access

Ways to Donate:

Donate Online

Contribute to imagineNATIVE by making a one-time or monthly donation through our online form. Click here to make a donation today.

Donate Aeroplan Miles

We are now accepting the donation of Aeroplan Miles! Consider gifting an artist your unwanted or unused miles. imagineNATIVE spends over $75,000 on artist travel every year, and we want to do more - you can help us! An average round trip flight in Canada is 25,000 miles. Click the Aeroplan logo below to get started.


Donate by Cheque

You can donate by cheque and mail it to:

imagineNATIVE Tim Sidock Suite 446 401 Richmond Street West Toronto, Ontario  M5V 3A8

Individual Donors 2018-2019

imagineNATIVE graciously thanks our generous Individual Donors.

(Donor List as of 07 February 2019) 

Anonymous, Alan Bacchus, Salah Bachir and Jacob Yerex, Rachel E. Beattie, Douglas Boyce (In honour of Evan Boyce & Caroline Klimek), Marian Bredin (In honour of Gail Guthrie Valaskakis), Meagan Byrne, Tantoo Cardinal, Adriana Chartrand, Liz Czach, Paula Devonshire, Soha El-Sabaawi, Jessica Lea Fleming, Mary Fullerton, Koonu Goulet, Soufian Jalili, Andrew Johnson, Amee Le, Jason Lewis (In honour of Ahasiw Maskegon-Iskwew), Cynthia Lickers-Sage, Damien Nelson, Helen Paul, Justin Paulson, Anne Pick, Vincent Poulain, Jinah (Gina) Rim, Saskia Rinkoff, Shelagh Rogers (In honour of Richard Wagamese), Jason Ryle, Jerilee Ryle, Reena Schellenberg (In honour of August Schellenberg), Joan Schellenberg, Katharine Schoeppich, Judith Schuyler, Tim Sidock, Claudia Skunk, Anna St.Onge, Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak, Kerry Swanson, Gail Vanstone (In honour of E. Leslie Vanstone), Jamie Whitecrow, Alexander Williams, Joyce and Fred Zemans   

For more information on ways to support imagineNATIVE, or to inquire about corporate partnerships, please contact:

Tim Sidock
Manager, Corporate + Donor Initiatives
+1.416.585.2333 x6