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Spotlight: Child Welfare

Spotlight: Child Welfare is a collaborative journalism project that aims to change dominant narratives around the child welfare system. Journalists build capacity to cover stories in trauma-informed, community-led, and evidence-based ways, through work with youth in care and other people connected to the child welfare system.

Ulnooweg Indigenous Communities Foundation

The Ulnooweg Indigenous Communities Foundation is a registered charity that helps strengthen the relationships between Canada’s philanthropic sector and the First Nations communities of Atlantic Canada. This grant supported Ulnooweg’s conference Forward Together: Connecting Philanthropy with Indigenous Communities.


Independent Media Producers Association of Creative Talent / L’Association des producteur.trice.s de talents cinématographiques des médias indépendants (IMPACT-APTCMI) is a national, member-based not-for-profit organization that combats systemic and anti-Black racism to help create fair, equitable and truly representative film, tv, digital media, and music industries. This grant supported a producer training program.

Racial Equity Screen Office

Racial Equity Screen Office (RESO) is a Vancouver-based organization that supports the mentorship, training, funding, production, and distribution of content by racialized Canadian filmmakers with diverse stories. This grant supported their East by Northwest Global Summit gathering.

Black Screen Office

The Black Screen Office is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support the development, production and distribution of Black screen-based content around the globe. This grant supports the Québec-focused “Being Seen” report.

Aaqsiiq Theatre

Aaqsiiq Theatre is the first and only theater company in Nunavik. It focuses on the development of the artistic ecosystem in Nunavik’s 14 villages and the revitalization of Nunavik Inuit culture and language.

Sacred Fire Productions

Sacred Fire Productions is an Indigenous arts organization that builds bridges between Indigenous artists and audiences of all ages and backgrounds, including urban areas, so that these artists can assert themselves, develop and live better from their art.

No Visible Trauma

No Visible Trauma is a documentary film that investigates police brutality and accountability in Calgary, Canada. This grant supported an impact campaign around the film, which included film screenings at post-secondary classrooms and community groups across Canada followed by panel discussions.


IndigiNews aims to provide digital journalism driven by Indigenous communities’ needs, while contributing to the long-term sustainability of independent Indigenous-centred media.

Uvagut TV

Uvagut TV is Canada’s first national Inuktut television channel. It broadcasts movies, documentaries, cultural programs, current affairs shows, interviews with elders, and 5 hours of daily kids shows. Uvagut TV is currently available in over 600,000 homes across Canada.