Luminato is keenly aware of the importance of working as a community during challenging times. We encourage those joining us for our virtual festival who have the capacity, to make a donation to one of the following organizations helping Canadians affected by COVID-19. Please reach out to each organization directly if you are in need of support.
Formerly the Actor’s Fund of Canada, The AFC is the lifeline for Canada’s entertainment industry, providing emergency financial assistance and other supports to arts and entertainment workers whose lives have been derailed by the pandemic.
Black Lives Matter Toronto
Black Lives Matter Toronto is dedicated to the abolition and eradication of white supremacy and anti blackness everywhere. We are queer and trans led and rooted in disability justice organizing. We use performance, art and music in our activism and know the power of bringing art and activism together.
In response to COVID-19, Black Lives Matter Toronto has launched a fundraiser campaign to create a GTA Black Community Emergency Support Fund for those in need of extra support.
True North Aid
True North Aid is a charity dedicated to serving and supporting remote Indigenous communities in Canada through practical humanitarian support, and grassroots projects, providing essential and critical care items to the many Indigenous communities affected by COVID-19.
Luminato is a registered charity dedicated to working closely with Canadian artists to support the creation and development of distinctive new works. As the city recovers from COVID-19, we are more committed than ever to providing a platform for artists to share new perspectives and challenging ideas with audiences across Canada and around the world.
Click here to learn more about Luminato’s mission and how to support.