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UBC scholarship program supports Black Canadian students at UBC

As we celebrate and recognize the achievements of so many Black Canadians this month, we are proud of the hard work and dedication currently underway at UBC by a group of ambitious Black students in the Beyond Tomorrow Scholars Program.  This scholarship is supported by donors and partners, including Black Opportunity Fund, which set up two awards for Black students to attend UBC. Academic benefits include access to opportunities for collaboration, leadership, and the exchange of ideas, both within the program and as students transition into life post-university.

Richardson Wealth donates to Black Opportunity Fund

Thank you Richardson Wealth for your donation to Black Opportunity Fund. We are thrilled to welcome you as one of our corporate partners in our mission to create more entrepreneurial success within Canada’s Black communities.

BOF partners with University of BD and Hogan Alley on Health Survey

University of British Columbia and Hogan’s Alley Society have teamed up to help increase vaccination rates within the province’s Black community. A health survey that includes Black Opportunity Fund as one of the co-partners of the report, shines a spotlight on the numbers.

Dr. Ato Sekyi-Otu, BOF board director and co-chair of the BOF Health Task Force, in The Hill Times

Black Opportunity Fund continues to work hard to combat anti-Black racism in the Canadian healthcare system. BOF board director and co-chair of the BOF Health Task Force, Dr. Ato Sekyi-Otu, shares his insight on this in The Hill Times.

Episode 29 — The BOF’s Craig Wellington on serving the intersection of Canada’s Black communities

VIBEtalks – In Conversation: Craig Wellington, Executive Director – Black Opportunity Fund