The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada's public arts funder, with a mandate to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the product of works in, the arts. Click here for more information.
The Canadian Women's Foundation focuses on women and girls because they face distinct barriers that require distinct solutions and because gender equality improves economic and social conditions for everyone. Click here for more information
Brampton Entrepreneur Centre
The City of Brampton's Entrepreneur Centre contains resources available to support the Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) community. Click here for more information
In 1980, a group of lesbian and gay activists founded the Gay Community Appeal, raising funds for community projects and organizations. Click here for more information.
The goals of the Counselling Foundation of Canada include the promotion of the effective delivery of career counselling through reputable and credible existing institutions (education, religious, and community) to individuals involved in the process of career development. Click here for more information.
Learn about the immediate action the Government of Canada is taking to provide support measures and financial relief for the culture, heritage and sport sectors. Click here for more information.
The Community Support, Multiculturalism, and the Anti-Racism Initiatives Program supports the mandate of the Department of Candian Heritage by building on Canada's strength as a diverse and inclusive society. Click here for more information.
On September 9th, 2020 the federal government announced $221 million in partnership with Canadian financial institutions to launch Canada's first-ever Black Entrepreneurship Program. Click here for more information.
COVID 19 Communication Resources
The Government of Ontario provides a number of COVID-19 Communication Resources in multiple languages to help local communication efforts in responding to COVID-19. Click here for more information.
The Inspirit Foundation promotes inclusion and pluralism through media and arts, provides support for young content creators, and impact invests - specifically addressing discrimination based on ethnicity, race, or religion. Click here for more information.
On Juneteenth, Phiona Llyod-Henry and Natasha Henry hosted a workshop at the City that examined the historical roots of anti-black racism in Canada, and identified and addressed anti-black racism in the workplace. View the presentation here: Race and Racism: Building a Foundation of Inclusion
Laidlaw Foundation supports young people impacted by the justice, education, and child-welfare systems to become healthy and engaged by investing in innovative ideas, convening interested parties, advocating for systems change, and sharing learning across the sector.Click here for more information.
The Lawson Foundation is a Canadian family foundation that invests in and engages with ideas, people and organizations that contribute to the healthy development of children and youth. Click here for more information.
Library and Archives Canada through its Documentary Heritage Communities Program provides $1.5 million each year to documentary heritage organizations across the country. This funding helps to ensure that Canada's continuing memory is documented, preserved and accessible. Click here for more information.
Click here to see the City of Brampton's list of community resources available to residents and businesses of Brampton.
Indigenous Community Capital Grants Program (ICCGP) funds the development of community capital projects that contribute to a sustainable social base and support economic participation in Indigenous communities, both on and off reserve.
Read the 2022-23 Application Guide for the ICCGP
The MLSE Foundation believes the power of sport can help build a better tomorrow. With the support of the Toronto Argonauts, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors and Toronto FC, the MLSE Foundation uses the power of sport to help youth recognize and reach their potential. Click here for more information.
The Ontario Arts Council is an agency that operates at arm's length from the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. The Council's grants and services to professional, Ontario-based artists and arts organizations support arts education, Indigenous arts, community arts, crafts, dance, Francophone arts, literature, media arts, multidisciplinary arts, music, theatre, touring, and visual arts. Click here for more information.
The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of Canada's leading granting foundations.
Through its Resilient Communities Fund, the Foundation is investing in projects of eligible non-profit organizations to aid their medium to longer-term recovery efforts, help with their stabilization and build their capacity and resiliency in the aftermath of COVID-19. Click here for more information.
2018 Student Census Secondary School Report
In November 2018, the Peel District School Board launched its first Student Census or all students, to collect demographic data and student perceptions. The Student Census report provides the results for 39,057 secondary school students (grades 9 to 12) who participated in the census.
Taken on in the form of a periodic table, this is a listing of notable current and historical individuals that make up part of Canada's Black History. Click here to see the table.
Rising Youth is a program led by TakingITGlobal to help youth build Canada and develop life skills by giving back to their community. Click here for more information.