Anti-Black racism exists in Canada. One way to show your support of Black Canadians is by making a donation of any amount to local organizations who are doing the ground work 365 days a year. In honour of #BlackOutTuesday, these are some of the Black organizations in Canada that you can support (through a financial contribution or otherwise) today and every day.

Black Legal Action Centre

This Ontario-based non-profit organization offers free legal services to low- and no-income Black residents of the province.

Black Health Alliance

A registered charity that supports Black Canadians’ health and well-being.

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre provides primary healthcare to racialized women from the African, Black, Caribbean, Latin American and South Asian communities in Toronto and surrounding municipalities.

FoodShare Toronto 

FoodShare Toronto is partnering with @notanotherblacklife to deliver free Good Food Boxes to Black and Indigenous families who are self-isolating after participating in the Justice for Regis March in Toronto. If the fund-raising goal is exceeded, funds will go towards providing free Good Food Boxes to Black-serving organizations.

Black Lives Matter (Regional Chapters)

This organization was created in the U.S. but has chapters in Canada. Their aim is simple: dismantle anti-Black racism and support Black healing. Donate to the Toronto or Vancouver branches.

Black Youth Helpline

Since 1992, the Black Youth Helpline has been supporting young Black Canadians nationwide.

Hogan’s Alley Society

This Vancouver-based organization is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Vancouver and B.C.’s Black history.

Black Women in Motion

Based in Toronto, this organization specifically supports Black womxn and survivors of sexual violence by creating culturally relevant content, educational tools, healing spaces and economic opportunities.

Nia Centre for the Arts

A Toronto-based organization that showcases and promotes arts from across the Afro-Diaspora.


Black Space Winnipeg fosters safe spaces for people of colour through community events, artist demonstrations and workshops.

The Come Up

A subset of the Council for the Advancement for African-Canadians in Alberta, The Come Up is youth-led organization in Edmonton with a focus on Black empowerment and community events.

CEE Centre for Young Black Professionals

This charity focuses on Black youth ages 14 and over and is committed to youth workforce development, education and advocacy to influence systems.

Black Boys Code

Provides computer science education and digital literacy to Black boys through educational workshops.

Black Business and Professional Association

The BBPA has been advancing professional opportunities for Black Canadians nationwide since 1983.

Federation of Black Canadians

A national organization that advances Black Canadians’ social, economic, political and cultural interests.

The Black Mental Health Matters Fund

Supports Black therapists across Ontario to enable low/no-cost mental health care and ensures therapists are paid fairly.

Harriet Tubman Community Organization

A non-profit founded in 1972 to provide African Canadian youth between the ages of 8 and 25 with a sense of belonging and connection to their heritage.

Toronto Black Film Festival

A donation to the “Being Black in Canada” project gives underserved emerging Black filmmakers in Toronto free training and mentorship and access to professional equipment, editing studios and professional crews to assist them from beginning to the end of their documentary filmmaking process.


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