The North American Film Alliance (NAFA) raises funding and awareness for worthy causes, deserving organizations and other charities that are involved in independent film making, documentary film making, educational programming, and culturally significant arts and media production.

how it works.

Delivering Solutions For
Independent Film & Documentary


NAFA takes private and public donations through its 501(c)3 status for worthy causes.

Film Grants

NAFA supports independent films, documentaries and docudramas with Grants to help pay for the casting, production, post-production and distribution.

Fiscal Sponsorship

Through Fiscal Sponsorship, NAFA is able to help independent films and documentaries take tax deductible donations and grants from the private sector and general public.

Job Placement

NAFA works with production companies and film departments to hire active and retired U.S. military veterans, handicapped, disabled and disadvantaged people wanting to work in the film industry.


NAFA X - Filmmakers Expo Every year NAFA sponsors a 3-day Expo called NAFA-X sponsoring educational seminars, vendor equipment and entertainment. Sponsorship tables are available for vendors.

North American Film Festival

NAFA sponsors the annual North American Film Festival and award ceremonies to highlight achievers and recognize excellence in the categories of independent film, short film and documentary.

Committed to Excellance

84% of our total operating expenses fund programs for filmmakers in the countries we serve. So when you make a monthly gift or donation to our organization, the majority of your dollars go toward exactly what you intended – supporting independent films and documentaries.