Support Us

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre!

Support Culture, History, Heritage, Preservation & Programming

Your donation contributes to ensuring the fulfillment of our mission to honour, preserve and share the history and heritage of Japanese Canadians and Japanese culture in Canada. We rely on the generosity of donors to continue to serve our community — to keep our cultural centre and museum operational, and able to offer and enhance our cultural programs, exhibits, research, and outreach education capabilities. DONATE

All donations are processed by Nikkei Place Foundation, our Nikkei Place partner charity.

Ways to Give

Single Donations, Monthly Donations, and Tribute Gifts

You can make a single donation, a monthly donation, or a tribute gift in honour or in memory of someone or something remarkable. Give online to receive your charitable tax receipt automatically. LEARN MORE

Donate to the Collection

We are looking for donations of photographs, archival material and objects relevant to the history and culture of Japanese Canadians. LEARN MORE

Donate Japanese Books

Donate gently used Japanese books to our Nikkei Japanese Bookstore located in Nikkei Centre on the 2nd floor. LEARN MORE

Become a Member

Membership has its privileges! Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre is a non-profit, registered charitable organization and relies on the ongoing support of our dedicated members.

Your annual membership entitles you to receive an electronic subscription to the Nikkei Place Network program guide and Nikkei Images museum publication, voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting, a 10% discount at the Museum Gift Shop, and exclusive discounts at amazing local sponsor businesses!


Are you looking for ways to help others and support the greater community while broadening your social circle, gaining work experience, and achieving personal fulfillment?

If that sounds like you, come volunteer at Nikkei Centre! We’re always on the lookout for passionate people and there’s bound to be the perfect position for you in one of our exciting areas.