Our current Funders and Supporters

Every year Imaginate receives financial and in-kind support from a range of national and international organisations, trusts and foundations, businesses and individuals. We would like to thank them all for their invaluable support.

Major Funders

Imaginate is supported by Creative Scotland, The City of Edinburgh Council, and The Scottish Government's Festivals Expo Fund.


We are proud to work with Baillie Gifford, lead sponsor of the Inspiring Schools – Immerse programme. Inspiring Schools – Immerse is a three-year partnership with Punchdrunk, working intensively in 6 disadvantaged schools to transform teaching and learning.

Trusts and Foundations

We are very grateful to the following trusts and foundations for their support:

The Garrick Charitable Trust

The Artemis Charitable Foundation

The Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust

Cruden Foundation Ltd

The Nancie Massey Charitable Trust

The Hugh Fraser Foundation

John Watson’s Trust

The Maple Trust



We would like to thank the following people and organisations for their support of the 2019 Festival:

NL Productions