Black communities

Federal initiatives aimed at supporting Black communities and Black-led organizations across Canada.


United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent

International initiative to address the challenges faced by individuals and communities of African descent.

Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative

Building capacity, sharing knowledge, and applying a Black-centric lens on federal programs.

Black Entrepreneurship Program

Loans and other financial support for Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs.

Black-led Philanthropic Endowment Fund

For Black-led, Black-serving, and Black-focused charities and non-profits.

Mental Health of Black Canadians Fund

For community initiatives that promote mental health for Black Canadians.

Black Justice Strategy

Ensuring that Black people have access to equal treatment before and under the law in Canada.

External Reference Group

Provides the Minister with Black-centric expertise on how to support Black Canadian Communities.

Affordable Housing Fund: Black-led Organizations

To build housing that benefits Black households.

Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat

A federal initiative that focuses on identifying systemic racial barriers and combatting racial discrimination.

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