Every year APTN connects with potential audiences by sponsoring key events and initiatives nationwide.
Reaching out to our audience through sponsorship allows for better understanding of APTN while increasing loyalty and viewership.
All sponsorships undertaken, whether national or regional, will take into consideration both the financial and in-kind resources of the network.
Sponsorships will be accountable to the strategic goals and brand personality of the network.
Our Sponsorship Mission
APTN is dedicated to building a strong community through empowering individuals at a community level. Through the digital transformation of Indigenous storytelling, our youth are the leaders of tomorrow and we are committed to connecting with them through sharing our Peoples’ journey, celebrating our cultures, inspiring our children and honouring the wisdom of our Elders.
Contributions (financial and in-kind) are limited and it is recommended to submit early in the fiscal year (September to August), but is not a requirement.
Successful applications should include in their proposal reciprocal benefits equivalent to the value requested. This can include event tickets/passes, advertising space in a program or on a website, tradeshow booth space, speaking opportunities and more.
APTN generally does not provide funding or in-kind service support to the following:
- Political parties, candidates, activities or initiatives
- Individuals or personal endeavours (i.e. wedding socials or fundraisers)
- Community activities (i.e. trips)
- Religiously affiliated organizations or initiatives
- Military affiliated organizations or initiatives
- Community club sports teams
Requesting Financial & Contra Sponsorship
APTN is a non-profit charitable organization and financial sponsorships are budgeted per fiscal year. Although we do provide minimal financial contributions, APTN aims to build relationships with organizations through contra (in-kind) contributions.
Contra (in-kind) services APTN provides include:
- National airtime
- Website banner advertising
- Social media
- Outdoor screen advertising
If your proposal is approved, there could be the possibility to negotiate other options.
Requesting Promotional Merchandise
APTN provides promotional merchandise to various organizations on a national and regional level. However, the request must align with the sponsorship mission and is subject to availability.