Who We Are

The Intermediaries

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Tropicana Community Services (Tropicana) was founded in 1980 as a non-profit community organization, with a mission to serve disadvantaged youth and their families, particularly those from the Caribbean. Since then, the organization has grown into a multi–service delivery agency with programs designed to address issues affecting all youth, newcomers, members of the Caribbean and Black communities and others in need. For more information, visit: www.tropicanacommunity.org

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The Black Business Initiative (BBI) is a Province-wide business development initiative committed to fostering the growth of businesses owned by members of the Nova Scotia Black Community. The BBI places priority on educating Black business owners in the operation of their business—from marketing, to budgeting, to securing funding, and beyond. The BBI is committed to growing the Black presence in a diverse range of business sectors, including high-tech, manufacturing, tourism, and the cultural sector. For more information, visit: www.bbi.ca

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Groupe 3737 is the largest and most successful technology incubator/accelerator in the North East of Montréal with more than 30 incubated companies and innovative start-ups. We focus on innovation and continuous education and development. Since inception—we have created more than 150 high-value jobs in one of the poorest boroughs in Canada. For more information, visit: www.groupe3737.com

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The Council for Advancement of African Canadians in Alberta, widely known as the Africa Centre, is the largest Black-led not-for-profit organization in western Canada. The Africa Centre serves as a hub that provides programming and access services from a place of cultural awareness and competency for individuals and families. Our mandate is to build a thriving community of African Canadians in Alberta with full access and participation in our programs and services. The Africa Centre offers programs and services that address the needs of the Black community. Our mission is to promote full access and participation of community members to ensure a strong, relevant, and engaged African diaspora in Alberta. We are proud to say that we are a community hub that caters to all aspects of need within the Black community. For more information, visit: www.africacentre.ca