COMMUNITY ONE BLOG

Toronto-based 2SLGBTQIA+ Community Advocate leZlie lee kam Receives $10,000 Steinert & Ferreiro Award

On November 19, 2021, 2LSGBTQIA+ advocate leZlie lee kam was honoured with¬†Community One Foundation‚Äôs Steinert & Ferreiro Award: a commemorative award and $10,000 cash prize that celebrates unsung heroes for their contributions to the Canadian 2SLGBTQIA+ community. leZlie is the 16th recipient of this prestigious community award, which was presented at the annual Canadian LGBT+ […]

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Community One Foundation Awards Thousands of Dollars in 2SLGBTQIA+ Rainbow Grants to 20 Greater Toronto Area Initiatives

For over 31 years, Rainbow Grants have helped nurture the early days of many community initiatives, grassroots projects, established organizations and one-off projects. The Grants are awarded in three different tiers: General (up to $1,500) for projects or people that are not a part of an organization, charity or corporation; Foundation (up to $7,500) for […]

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Success Story: The Art of Blackness

BOUNTIFUL Pride, created by Ashley T, is a community initiative for Black-identifying folks within Toronto’s Queer and Trans communities ages 30 years and up. There are very few financially accessible community programs supporting anyone over the age of 29 as support is no longer needed after the age of 30. BOUNTIFUL Pride aims to bridge […]

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Success Story: Bigger Than We 2

We’re excited to be back sharing new success stories from our 2021 Rainbow Grant Recipients! The Bigger Than We Collective is an ad hoc group of Black queer artists and community activists who came together in 2016. The Collective’s focus is the use of various artistic forms to develop intergenerational creative experiences for members of […]

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