A new granting stream that supports anti-racism initiatives and builds on several past and ongoing equity-related initiatives.

Organization Program
Autism Society of Edmonton Area5 Artists 1 Love$25,000
To transition to an online platform and provide a high-quality experience.
Centre for Race and CultureChallenging Discrimination through Community Conversations and Education$44,000
An ongoing series of webinars and online moderated round-tables with guest speakers from diverse communities to address current experiences of discrimination and exclusion.
Citadel Theatre Research on equitable representation$1,100
To survey, and compensate, marginalized artists and Edmonton theatre training institutions/organizations regarding equitable representation.
Community Foundations of CanadaIndigenous Peoples Resilience Fund$50,000
To provide flexible, adaptive and crucial support where it is most needed within Indigenous organizations or communities.
Edmonton Heritage Festival AssociationSay it Loud YEG$10,000
To promote Black pride and positive cultural identity through STEM, entrepreneurship, social innovation, literary, culinary, visual performance and fashion arts.
Edmonton Heritage Festival AssociationShowcase of Black Entrepreneurs and Artisans$5,000
Showcase of Black Entrepreneurs and Artisans
Edmonton Social Planning CouncilAllyship in Edmonton$10,000
To develop a proposal in collaboration with those with lived experience, community experts, social service providers, academics, and policymakers, to eliminate systemic racism in Edmonton.
Multicultural Family Resource SocietySouth Sudanese Funeral Costs$30,000
To support the South Sudanese Community through a period of crisis and assist with burying their loved one.
Skills Society - Supporting the Citizenship of People with DisabilitiesYou Need This Box$50,000
To produce 1,000 anti-racism boxes to be developed, packed, and shipped to subscribers.
Skills Society - Supporting the Citizenship of People with DisabilitiesWelcome Boxes$52,600
The production and distribution of the 1,100 welcome boxes for people on the waitlist and complete the development and testing of Box 2 in the subscription.
Skills Society - Supporting the Citizenship of People with DisabilitiesShift Lab 2.0$55,600
Shift Lab bridge funding to transition and support prototypes to find appropriate community partners.
TAIBU Community Health CentreBlack Canadian Philanthropic Foundation (BCPF)$50,000
For the development of the Black Canadian Philanthropic Foundation (BCPH), in partnership with other community foundations, to establish a Black-led and focused granter.
Works International Visual Arts SocietyPepper'd Organizational Development$7,000
To support branding and organizational development for an equity seeking emerging arts collective, aiming to formalize their organization.

Total amount granted: $390,300