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Additional Resources
for Communities

At MFF, we are committed to promoting inclusivity and accessibility across our network. As such, we have compiled a comprehensive list of resources that cater specifically to the needs of BIPOC and 2SLGBTQ+ communities, as well as individuals with disabilities.

Community Opportunities

Call for submissions: New Media Creation Residency for Indigenous Artist(s)  - OBORO

"With the support of the Conseil des arts de Montréal, the New Media Creation Residency for Indigenous Artist(s) provides support and guidance for the creation of innovative works in the field of media and digital arts, while fostering dialogue between Montreal’s Indigenous and non-Indigenous artistic communities."

*Deadline: April 15, 2024

OUT LOUD Grant - Queer Collective

"OUT LOUD is Queer Collective’s annual Pride performing arts grant program. Centered around providing Canadian LGBTQ2S+ artists with funding, mentorship, digital assets, & amplification. This program awards 3 queer artists with a monetary grant & epic prize package!"

*Deadline: April 14, 2024

2SLGBTQ +   (Focused Organizations)

Montreal LGBTQ+ Community Center 

"The Centre has been implementing the services necessary for the start-up, development and proper functioning of Montreal LGBTQ+ organizations for 30 years in order to improve the quality of life of members of the community."

Centre for Gender Advocacy 

"The Centre for Gender Advocacy is an independent, student-funded, Concordia University organization mandated to promote gender equality and empowerment, particularly as it relates to marginalized communities."

 


Project 10 
"Project 10 is a meeting place and advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, queer, trans, two-spirit, and questioning youth in Montréal, QC." 

ACT Montreal ( Agir Montreal) 

"AGIR Montréal (LGBTQIA+ Action with Immigrants and Refugees) is an independent non-profit organization, by and for the LGBTQIA+ migrant community living in Montreal." 

Queer Collective

"Queer Collective is a Toronto-based non-profit organization committed to creating accurate & positive representation for every subgroup of the LGBTQ2S+ Community with an emphasis on uplifting local queer artists."

QMUNITY 

"QMUNITY is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver, BC that works to improve queer, trans, and Two-Spirit lives. We provide a safer space for 2SLGBTQIA+ people and their allies to fully self-express while feeling welcome and included. Our building serves as a catalyst for community initiatives and collective strength."

Egale

"To improve the lives of 2SLGBTQI people in Canada and to enhance the global response to 2SLGBTQI issues. Egale will achieve this by informing public policy, inspiring cultural change, and promoting human rights and inclusion through research, education, awareness and legal advocacy. "

Calgary Queer Arts Society

"Calgary Queer Arts Society, formerly known as Fairy Tales Presentation Society, is a nonprofit organization located in Calgary, Alberta that exists to give voice to queer people and their stories."

BIPOC (Focused Organizations) 

Black Healing Centre 

"Black Healing Centre is a physical healing space for black people in Montreal, black healing, Montreal, black mental health, black"

 

Nia Center

"Nia Centre for the Arts is a Toronto-based charitable organization that supports, showcases, and promotes an appreciation of arts from across the Afro-Diaspora." 
 


 

 Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance
"The Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance (IPAA) is a national arts service organization claiming space for all Indigenous performing artists." 

 


Native Women in the Arts
"Native Women in the Arts (NWIA) is one of the  leading arts organizations in Canada for Indigenous women and other gender marginalized Indigenous artists working at the intersection of customary and contemporary practices." 

 

 


Montreal Indigenous Community Network
"The Montreal Indigenous Community Network supports the ecosystem of individuals and groups committed to improving the quality of life of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities living in the greater Montreal area." 

 


La Guilde 1906  
"The Guild, a non-profit organization since 1906, is committed to supporting and encouraging Inuit, First Nations, and fine craft artists to ensure the viability of their practices." 

 

Disabilities (Focused Organizations)

Accessible Writer's Lab  

national program for writers with disabilities and established showrunners and senior writers to experiment with what an accessible TV writer's room might look like."

 

 

 

 

Tangled Art + Disability
"Tangled Art + Disability is dedicated to connecting professional and emerging artists, the arts community, and a diverse public through creative passion and artistic excellence. Our mission is to support Disabled, d/Deaf, chronically ill, neurodiverse, k/crip, Mad, sick & spoonie artists; to cultivate Disability Arts in Canada, and to increase opportunities for everyone to participate in the arts." 


 



dis assembly 

" The A Collective exists as a creative collaborative space where relation is at the core of study for the purpose of shifting disability and inclusion policy in Canada. We utilize arts-based methods for creative works inventing with neurodiversity... We provide social groups, reading groups, and alternative learning strategies informed by autistic people." 

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