Funders

Diaspora Dialogues' strong reputation and growth have been made possible thanks to generous support from our dedicated foundational and governmental partners.

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Maytree: Maytree is a private Canadian charitable foundation established in 1982, committed to reducing poverty and inequality in Canada and to building strong civic communities. Maytree seeks to accomplish its objectives by identifying, supporting and funding ideas, leaders and leading organizations that have the capacity to make change and advance the common good.


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Canadian Heritage: Canadian Heritage and Canada’s major national cultural institutions play a vital role in the cultural, civic and economic life of Canadians. Our mandate and priorities are centered around culture, identity and sport. We deliver policies and programs related to broadcasting and interactive media, arts and cultural industries, heritage objects and spaces, official languages, citizenship participation and identity, human rights, Aboriginal Peoples, youth and sport initiatives, as well as national ceremonies and symbols.

We acknowledge the support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage [Canada Interactive Fund].

Nous reconnaissons l’appui du gouvernement du Canada par l’entremise du ministère du Partrimoine canadien [Le Fonds interactif du Canada].


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Canada Council for the Arts: The Canada Council was created by an Act of Parliament in 1957 to foster and promote the study, enjoyment and production of works in the arts, and operate at “arm’s length” or independently of government. Since then, the Canada Council has evolved into a dynamic organization that is Canada’s leading supporter of the arts. We are proud to have contributed to the lively cultural life and abundance of exceptional art that we now enjoy in Canada.


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Ontario Arts Council: The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) is an arm's-length agency of the Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Culture. OAC's grants and services to professional, Ontario-based artists and arts organizations support arts education, Aboriginal arts, community arts, crafts, dance, Franco-Ontarian arts, literature, media arts, multidisciplinary arts, music, theatre, touring, and visual arts.


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Toronto Arts Council: Toronto Arts Council is run by a volunteer board, volunteer committees and a small complement of professional staff. An advisory panel of distinguished artists and managers further assist with this work. Toronto Arts Council offers grants programs to the city's arts organizations and professional artists.


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Metcalf Foundation: The goal of the George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation is to enhance the effectiveness of people and organizations working together to help Canadians imagine and build a just, healthy, and creative society.


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TD Bank Group: At TD, we measure success not only by our ability to achieve our business goals, but also on the impact we have in strengthening communities. Successful corporations like ours need a healthy, vibrant society to flourish, and our community investments are among the ways in which we strive to achieve this. TD provides millions of dollars each year to worthy charities and not-for-profit organizations that work tirelessly to better our communities — more than $47 million was donated globally in 2008 alone.


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Ontario Trillium Foundation: The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), one of Canada’s leading grantmaking foundations, is an agency of the Government of Ontario. The Ontario Trillium Foundation is a catalyst that enables Ontarians to work together to enhance the quality of life in their communities. We believe that communities across Ontario are rich in talent, creativity and drive, and our grants stimulate communities to build on these assets.


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Citizenship and Immigration Canada: Inter-Action, Canada’s new Multiculturalism Grants and Contributions Program is administered by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The Program supports CIC’s mandate, as well as the Canadian Multiculturalism Act, by assisting in the socio-economic integration of individuals and communities and helping them to contribute to building an integrated and socially cohesive society.

Individual Donors

Michael Adams
Jill Andrew
John Berridge
Jessica Burton
Bronwyn Drainie
Shadi Eskandani
Barbara Feldman
Gerald Filson
Nathan Gilbert
A. Herrera
Geoff Kettel
Arsinée Khanjian
John Kirton
Mary Kirton
Eric Koch
Kathryn Kotris
Diana Kuprel
Alison Loat
Joe Paczuski
Brenda Paul
Emily Pearlman
Ann Peel
Cyril Press
Bob McArthur
Amy McKie
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
Dolly Reisman
Bernard Schiff
Nalini Stewart
John Taylor
Patricia Thompson
Grant Wood