Racial Justice Funding Programs

These programs were first launched in Fall 2022, as part of CWCF’s JEDDI Action Plan.

First round of applications closes Oct 31, 2022.

If you need more time to prepare your application, contact Rebecca at exec-assist@canadianworker.coop


BIPOC Training Bursary

This fund prioritizes individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous or other People of Colour (BIPOC) who require financial assistance to pursue training in either co-op management or development.

Bursaries are to be used to offset program fees for the CWCF Worker Co-op Academy, the CoopZone Co-op Developer training programs, or other professional development and training opportunities in the Canadian co-op sector (upon approval).

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Racial Justice Project Grants

This granting pool is allocated to projects led by individuals who are Black, Indigenous or other People of Colour (BIPOC), or by groups which are majority BIPOC.

Projects must support racial justice in the worker co-op sector in Canada via promotion, development and/or education initiatives.

Learn more or apply »