WHAT WE DO

Investing in Black Communities

We are Canada’s first-ever philanthropic foundation dedicated to investing in black communities. FFBC was created for, and driven by, black communities in Canada; it exists to ensure their flourishing and self-determination.

Grants

We provide grants to Black-led, Black-serving, and Black-focused grassroots, nonprofit, and charitable organizations in Canada to help support initiatives and research that meet the needs and priorities of Black communities.

Collaboration

Collaborative partner to the philanthropic sector and all levels of government to support and address Black communities' priorities—including the equitable allocation and distribution of resources to Black people in Canada.

Influencing Policy

We seek to educate and inform key stakeholders in the philanthropic, public, and private sectors in order to influence decision and policy making that promotes responsiveness to the needs and priorities of Black people.

WHO WE ARE

The Time is Now for Change.

Foundation for Black Communities exists to ensure every Black person in Canada can thrive and all Black communities have agency in defining their own future.

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OUR WORK IN ACTION

Programs & Grants

Our programs and grants exist to ensure every Black person in Canada can thrive; and all Black communities have agency in defining their own future.

Vaccine Literacy Campaign

The COVID-19 Vaccine Literacy Campaign provides financial support in the form of $10,000 grants to over 15 Black-led, Black-serving and Black-focused organizations located in Alberta and British Columbia.

Ontario Youth Wellness Grant (OYWG)

A funding opportunity to support Black communities to explore ideas, projects, structures, and systems that positively impact youth wellness through sports and recreation in Ontario’s Black communities.

Investment Readiness Program (IRP)

FFBC is one of five organizations partnering with the Government of Canada to deliver funding for the Investment Readiness Program – a $50 million fund designed to support social purpose organizations (SPOs).

Our Supporters

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“The Unfunded Report was a eye opener to how overlooked we are as a community.”

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