There is a lot of talk about new funding opportunities for Black business owners here in Canada. Dedicated funding in the federal budget, new organizations to administer these pending resources, etc. However, many of the small business owners I talk to don’t qualify or haven’t heard anything back after submitting numerous applications. So we’ve compiled a list of the new and recent funding opportunities for Black owned businesses and Black led organizations in Canada so you can tap in.
1. Amex Blueprint - Backing BIPOC businesses
Funding amount: $ 10,000 CAD
Application Deadline: July 27, 2021
This grant program is open to BIPOC businesses in Canada who have annual revenue under $500,000. Visit their website to see the other eligibility requirements.
Funding amount: $2,500 – $10,000
Application Deadline: August 20, 2021
Black Opportunity Fund and Pitch Better have joined forces to help fill the lack of funding for Black led businesses across canada.