Where Dreams Come To Grow

ABOUT US

We Are Driving Innovation

The Dream Legacy Foundation (DLF) is fostering black entrepreneurship across Canada.

 

With our six core program areas, we are harnessing the talent that is found within the Black community in Canada.

 

We aim to #ChangeTheNarrative. From health research to economic inclusion, we are taking a holistic and self-help approach to eliminating all systemic barriers so that our communities can thrive.

 

There is a wealth of entrepreneurial talent and a hunger for innovation that are within our community. The DLF is working towards creating the conditions for unlocking that full potential.

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IT'S A MOVEMENT

Pay It Forward

Your generous gift can have great impact on the lives of many.

 

Join us in helping shape better and bolder goals for our community.

CLOSE THE GAP

The BNI Homeownership Bridge Program (HBP)

An Affordable Homeownership Option That Enables Black Families to Thrive

 

The Homeownership Bridge Program (HBP) helps working Black families homeowners, empowering them to build security, stability, equity, and the opportunity to make life better for themselves, their children, and generations to come.

What We Do

Areas of Focus

BNI HBP Program

BNI HBP Program

Closing the homeownership gap for Black families.

Economic Inclusion

Economic Inclusion

Breaking the economic barriers for the underrepresented.

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Fostering the next generation of Black Canadian entrepreneurs.

Health Research

Health Research

Building partnerships to find innovative solutions to improve the quality of life for all.

Convening

Convening

Connecting the community through the means of technology.

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

Providing the tools and skills to make responsible financial decisions.

Cultural Identity

Cultural Identity

Promoting our rich culture and the contributions of Black Canadians.

FEATURED RESOURCE

Community Teleconference Services

Looking to host your next webinar?

 

We provide access to our video and teleconference services to grassroots community organizations looking to enhance their operational capacity to host meetings online.

UPCOMING

EVENTS

Getting the community together is important to us.

 

We host and sponsor many events throughout the year.

 

We would love to see you at our next event. See events happening near you.

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FEATURED RESOURCE

Survey Hub

Your Opinion Matters

 

Please take a moment to provide us your feedback

FIND A ROLE

Employment & Internships

Opportunities For All

 

The Dream Legacy Foundation aims to connect youth with fulfilling employment and internship opportunities at local companies within industries including technology, skilled trades, and others.

MEDIA

NEWS

News & Articles

Dream Legacy Foundation and the DMZ join forces to launch new program built to scale high-potential Black-led tech startups

10 February

Black Innovation Connections provides Black founders across Canada with a track-based coaching program and $5,000 grants to fuel business growth.

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News & Articles

Ottawa to fund detailed study of Black-owned businesses

16 December

A new federally funded organization is hoping to paint the first comprehensive, national picture of Black-owned businesses in Canada.

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News & Articles

Black Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Research to Support Enterprises and Communities

15 December

Black entrepreneurship has always been a vital part of Canada’s economy, but large-scale, detailed research and pan-Canadian information on it has been limited. This knowledge and sharing of lived experiences has a vital role in informing the public policies that are needed to address the systemic barriers Black entrepreneurs face when building their businesses.

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THANK YOU TO OUR

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