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Apply for funding for projects to improve Black-led organizations’ workplaces and community spaces

Application period

You can apply between June 26, 2020 and July 27, 2020 at 3:00 pm Eastern daylight time (EDT).

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) will decide who to fund in late September 2020.

Description of the funding

The Supporting Black Canadian Communities Call for Proposals (CFP) provides capital assistance to Black organizations in Canada to build capacity to:

  • better fulfill their missions
  • better serve Black communities in Canada

Not-for-Profit organizations that are Black-led, can apply for up to $100,000 for:

  • equipment purchases for work or community spaces, and/or
  • renovations or retrofits of existing workspaces or community spaces to improve their functionality

Eligibility

Eligible organizations are:

  • are Black-led organizations
  • have a mandate that is Black-focused
  • are a legal entity in Canada
  • are not-for-profit organizations

You must demonstrate:

  • that your organization is Black-led, meaning:
    • the leadership positions (Directors, Founders, etc.) are primarily occupied by people who self-identify as Black (minimum two-thirds)
    • the governance structure (volunteer committee, advisory board, eldership circle, etc.) is primarily composed of people who self-identify as Black (minimum two-thirds)
  • the ways your mandate supports members of the Black community

More information and Apply Now

Venue

Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative
Coordination unit, mailstop: 402 National Grants and Contributions Delivery Centre (NGCDC) 140 Promenade du Portage Phase IV Floor 4
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0J9 Canada
Website:
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/supporting-black-communities.html