Additional Resources for Communities

MFF is constantly striving to make our network inclusive and accessible to everyone. Here we have provided an extended list of resources for the BIPOC and 2SLGBTQ + communities as well as those with disabilities. 

2SLGBTQ + 

1. 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." - QC

 

 


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

 

 

 

3. ACT Montreal ( Agir Montreal) - NEW

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

BIPOC

1. 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." - Nia Center
 



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


 

 


3. 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." - NIWA



 


4. 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." - Montreal Indigenous Community Network



5. 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." - The Guilde 1906 

 

DISABILITIES

1. 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." - Tangled Art + Disability




2. 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." - dis assembly
 

OVERLAPPING

1. Akin Collective
"Akin is a Toronto-based arts organization that provides creative studio space as well as arts-based programming. Our studios provide a working environment that maintains a friendly and inspiring atmosphere where people can work on creative endeavors and entrepreneurial undertakings of all kinds. We build community through a variety of programming including workshops, open studio events, gallery tours, exhibitions, as well as various other art projects." - Akin Collective