Blackbird Medicines' Indigenous Death Doula Collective c/o Hospice Toronto

Blackbird Medicines' Indigenous Death Doula Collective c/o Hospice Toronto

Grant programYouth Opportunities Fund
Grant typeYOF - Family Innovations
Amount awarded$500,000
Duration48 months
Year2020-2021
Location served
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Ontario Mandate/Mandat dans tout l'Ontario
Population servedIndigenous parents, guardians, and caregivers (i.e., First Nations, Metis and/or Inuit), Parents, guardians, and caregivers living in rural, remote and/or Northern communities, Parents, guardians, and caregivers in low income situations
Age groupn/a
Description Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $500,000 grant over 4 years to increase the cultural knowledge of ceremonies and activities to assist in the dying process and expand our online Indigenous Death Doula training program for Indigenous parents, guardians, and caregivers in Northern Communities.
Grant resultCreating safe spaces for Indigenous and/or Black parents, guardians and caregivers to strengthen relationships, build strong community and cultural connections, and heal from trauma