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New CILAR Grant Program Offers Funding For Canadian Black-Led Businesses

We are proud to announce a new partnership between Coalition of Innovation Leaders Against Racism (CILAR), Pitch Better and BOF, sponsored by Facebook, that will offer grants of up to $10,000 to help support and empower Black-led businesses in Canada!

The goal of the CILAR partnership Grant Program is to provide capital resources for as many Black-led businesses as possible, and we are thrilled to be a part of the initiative!

Apply now for the CILAR Grant Program

Is Education in Canada Serving the Black Community?

At the Black Opportunity Fund town hall on education, we asked parents and caregivers of Black children to reflect on how Canada’s education system serves them.

Our community told us what barriers they and their children come up against, and how their educational needs can be prioritized through three paths of affecting change.

School, Community, and Home.

Black Opportunity Fund: Statement regarding Kamloops Residential School

We are saddened by the discovery of more than 200 Indigenous children in Kamloops, BC and we at the Black Opportunity Fund stand in solidarity with our Indigenous brothers and sisters, today and every day. Read our full statement on these tragedies here

Together for a better tomorrow

Black Opportunity Fund is pleased to join a coalition of Black Community groups who are calling on the Federal Government for more community investments in the 2021 budget. Black communities are in need of more recovery and greater prosperity.

Read the full letter, that was submitted on March 31st,

and

Add your voice, to support Canadian Coalition for Black Communities

Good Governance

Black Opportunity Fund is building its board of directors. If you have the qualifications we’re searching for, please let us know. If you know someone who does, let them know too.