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Who we are?


About DLF


The Dream Legacy Foundation is fostering social and economic empowerment of the Black community across Canada. With our key core focus areas in cultural identity, economic inclusion, housing, health, education and research, we are harnessing the talent in innovative ways that is found within the Black community.

Where did it start?


Our Story


Dream Legacy Foundation was established in 2016 to encourage philanthropy all across Canada. They have since raised over +$2 million dollars for causes such as housing, cultural identity, research, health, economic inclusion, and education among the Black community.

Isaac Olowolafe Jr., fondateur de la fondation Dream Legacy, aux STARTUP CANADA AWARDS 2019

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Our Vision

We envision an inclusive market economy in which systemic barriers are eradicated and contributions of underrepresented groups are amplified and valued.


Our Mission

We support grassroots capacity building and promote social and economic inclusion of marginalized communities as a viable and innovative way to create a more representative, sustainable, inclusive, and harmonious society.

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Meet The Dream Founder

Dream Legacy Foundation Founder Isaac Olowolafe Jr.

Isaac Olowolafe Jr.  |  Founder

Isaac Olowolafe Jr. is an entrepreneur, business owner, and philanthropist. He established The Dream Maker Realty/Olowolafe Family Scholarship Award at the University of Toronto, the largest endowment for African Studies in any Canadian university.

Meet The Board

Alexander Sinora - Membre du conseil - Dream Legacy Foundation

Alexander Sinora  |  Board Member


Trish Mandewo | Board Member

Meet The Team

Monique Asuquo - Présidente - Dream Legacy Foundation

Monique Asuquo  |  President


Varda Siddiqui | Administrative Coordinator

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Lucia Majekodunmi | Program Manager


Clinton Hosannah | Program Manager


Patience | Research Consultant

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Samatar Abdi | Project Coordinator


Zeeshan Khaliq | Project Coordinator


Aleeza Arshad | Special Projects Coordinator


AJ Serjue | Marketing Specialist

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Sam Asirifi Jr | Project Coordinator



If you have any questions, or wish to learn more about the Dream Legacy Foundation, please reach out to the team:

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