Now open: Black Leadership Governance Training Grant. The deadline is Monday, October 29, 2018 at midnight.

Black Leadership Governance Training Grant

A one-time grant of a maximum $150,000 is available from the City of Toronto to an eligible Black-led or Black-focused for public benefit organization/group partnership.

The Toronto Action Plan to Confront Anti-Black Racism includes an action to “Develop and implement an outreach initiative to recruit and train diverse Black Torontonians for leadership and governance roles in health and community organizations.”

For more information, please refer to the 2019 Black Leadership Governance Training grant guidelines.

This grant is to support the increase in representation of diverse Black Torontonians on Boards of Directors for health and community organizations.

The grant recipient will conduct outreach to recruit and give governance training to Black Torontonians who have skills and experience relevant to the governance of for public benefit organizations.

The grant recipient will also match the participants with identified social service and health organizations and provide mentorship when they sit on the board.

For more information, please refer to the Black Leadership Governance Training Grant Guidelines.

To apply for this grant, please complete the online application.

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Deadline: the online application must be submitted by Monday, October 29 at midnight (11:59 p.m.)

Late applications will not be considered.

All eligible applicant organizations will be assessed based on their short application, be shortlisted for a presentation to the Grant Review Panel. Please keep a copy of the application on hand to answer questions from staff or provide additional information as needed.

Sample list of application questions.

Please join us on at one of our two information sessions if you have questions about this grant call:

Monday, September 24, 2018

Location: North York Civic Centre, Committee Room 1 (5100 Yonge St)

Time: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Monday, October 1, 2018

Location: Toronto City Hall, Committee Room 4 (100 Queen St W)

Time: 3 – 5 p.m.

If you have questions or need more information, please email or call the Manager of the Community Funding Unit or the Confront Anti-Black Racism Office (CABRO) listed below.

Please ensure you have read the Grant Guidelines before calling: