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The Mosquers was started in 2006 as a short-film festival to provide a platform for local films by Muslim filmmakers in Edmonton. It has emerged as a key organization in Canada’s Muslim creative sector over the past decade. This grant supported the 2023 Mosquers festival and the Opening Credits Event.

Black Women Film! Canada

Black Women Film! is a not-for-profit organization that supports the development of Black women and non-binary filmmakers & media artists in Canada. This grant supported the DREAM BIG writer and director retreat.

The Living Magazine

The Living Magazine is a group of Toronto-based journalists and tinkerers experimenting with non-fiction storytelling to move people beyond echo chambers. The Living Magazine develops live journalism and assesses its impacts on diverse audiences in Canada.

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.

Content Canada

Launched in 2018, Content Canada brings the media industry together to learn, inspire, network and get business done in Toronto during the Toronto International Film Festival. This grant supported Muslim screen-based professionals to attend 2023 Content Canada.

Muslims in Media

Muslims in Media supports productions and offers professional development opportunities for artists working on nuanced depictions of Muslim life.This grant supported MIM to host Muslim House at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival, which brought together Muslim creatives from across the country for networking and panels.


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.

Outside the March

Outside the March is an immersive theatre company that redefines the experience of theatre for a new generation of audiences. This grant supported the video game adaptation of their live immersive production, “No Save Points.”

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.

Indigenous Heritage Circle (via National Trust of Canada)

National Trust for Canada is an independent national charity that empowers communities to save and renew heritage places. This grant supported the Indigenous Heritage Circle through their trustee partner, the National Trust for Canada, to host the Indigenous Heritage Circle Gathering at the National Trust for Canada Annual Conference.