Members Directory

The Calgary African Community Collective (CACC) plays a vital part in promoting collaboration and support for grassroots organizations operating in Calgary that cater to the needs of black and African communities. By keenly engaging with these organizations, CACC contributes to the advancement and empowerment of these communities in various ways.

One of CACC’s main objectives is the facilitation of partnerships between different grassroots organizations. By establishing a network of collaboration, CACC helps these organizations share resources, knowledge, and best practices. This collaborative approach enhances the impact and effectiveness of the services provided to the black and African communities in Calgary. It allows for a more comprehensive and comprehensive approach to addressing the diverse needs of these communities.


CACC Members

Afri-Can Connect Society

Asanteman Association of Calgary

The main aims and objectives of ACONA include:

  • Unite Asantes in North America
  • Promote the social, moral, educational and the general welfare of its members.
  • Provide a source of cultural enrichment, and promote interest, inform and educate the general community about Asante’s culture.

720 363-0706

Asanteman Council of North America (ACONA)
P O BOX 202213,
Denver, CO 80220



The Oladele Foundation

The Oladele Foundation is a non-profit Organization in Calgary, Alberta. It focuses on helping African/Black Cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and others going through chronic sicknesses and challenges of life. We encourage cancer patients and survivors within African/Black community to speak up and by so doing help in demystifying cancer.

235 – 3545 32 AVE NE
Suite – 906
Calgary, AB T1Y 6M6

(403) 880-6692

Immigrant Outreach Society ( IOS)

Immigrant Outreach Society is a black-led non-profit organization that provides evidence-based, language-specific and culturally appropriate mental health and psychosocial interventions for ethnic minorities from East Africa, including Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan.

210-815 10 Ave SW

Calgary, AB T2B 0B4

Phone: (403)-400-4782

Sierra Leone Descendants Association In Calgary (Saldac)

Hands lifting hearts initiatives

Hands Lifting Hearts Initiatives is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide support and hope to African immigrants pregnant women and families coping with pregnancy, anxiety, mood swing and postpartum depression through counselling, medical intervention, mental health and community support. Also developing an avenue for protection against sexual abuse in the black community.


Ladies in the Family Foundation (LIFF)

Ladies in the Family Foundation (LIFF) is a non-profit organization focused on building relationships among immigrant women with a focus on black women and girls, to increase their economic, social and emotional wellness as they navigate building new homes, businesses, and work lifestyles in Canada. LIFF’s goal is not only to connect socially, but also to help women understand and manage the fundamental contributors to the health and quality of their emotional well-being.

We know that when girls and women thrive emotionally, psychologically, economically and socially, families, societies and nations are also thriving. Through LIFF’s mandate, we hope that no voice is left behind, no skill is left untapped, and that stigmas, labels and barriers are removed as women navigate their way towards complete and wholesome wellness.  

Tel: (403) 561-0765

Calgary International Learning Institute (CILI) Ltd

Calgary International Learning Institute Ltd (CILI). is a non-profit company that provides affordable access to education for children, seniors and adults. The programs we offer are centered on language proficiency, social awareness, self improvement, effective communication, and workplace readiness.


130, 3025 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada

Office: (+1) (403) 285-3555
Fax: (+1) (403) 285-3575

Bridge to Oasis Foundation

Welcome to Bridge to Oasis Foundation, where compassion meets community. Our mission is to uplift and prioritize the well-being of Black and Afro-Canadian seniors from Africa, the Caribbean. In the face of the ongoing pandemic, these seniors, often overlooked, represent a resilient and invaluable part of our society.

We operate with utmost transparency and accountability. Our financial records are available for public scrutiny, ensuring that every donation and contribution is directed towards impactful programs and services. We believe in fostering trust and building lasting partnerships to create a positive change within the community.




Zongo association of calgary


Calgary Ethiopian Youth Alliance


Through creating an inclusive environment, we act as a catalyst to engage, encourage, and empower Ethiopian youth in Calgary. Our mission is to provide Ethiopian youth with the resources necessary to succeed.

CEYA is diligently working to create a community of youth that encourages one another. Ethiopians have a rich culture with many different ethnic and religious groups which should all be celebrated.




Somali Canadian Society of Calgary

Founded in 2001, the Somali Canadian Society of Calgary is a Charitable community-based organization designed to cater to the needs of Somali immigrants and refugees in Calgary. It built and operates a community Basketball court to address the needs of youth in the community .

Our steadfast commitment revolves around consistently addressing the diverse needs of Somali Canadians and other immigrants in Calgary and the surrounding areas. Our focus spans across integration, education, health, housing, psychological support, cultural preservation, and socio-economic well-being.

Address: 3940 29th ST NE
Calgary, AB T1Y6B6

Tel: 403-265-7304



Council for the Advancement of African Canadians in Alberta ( Africa Centre )

The Council for Advancement of African Canadians in Alberta (CAAC), operating as Africa Centre, was incorporated in 2006.

We are the largest pan African non-profit organization in western Canada, serving as a community hub that provides programs and services from a place of cultural awareness and competency to the families in our diverse community.

We acknowledge the diversity of our cultural background as a source of the strength that brings capacity and competencies to shape a thriving community in Alberta. We have a strong African indigenous cultural foundation incorporated across our programs and services.

105, 12th Ave SE, Suite 940
Calgary, AB T2G 1A1


Mbo’ncham Mekah International Foundation

We are a charity organization dedicated to helping those in need and making a positive impact on the community. At our core, we believe every person deserves the opportunity to live a fulfilling life, regardless of their circumstances. Hence, we work tirelessly to empower individuals and families by providing access to education, healthcare, food, and other resources. Through our various programs, we strive to create a world where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive.





Ruth’s House

Ruth’s House is a collage of many agencies, government and community leaders and groups working together to protect the African community.


270N Heritage Square

8500 Macleod Trail SE

Calgary AB T2H 2N1

Tel: 587.352.9422

Yard-Core seeds of Life

A non-profit society that is dedicated to advocating for segregated communities with focus on building education for nutritional needs.

Yard-Core Seeds of Life empowers communities through social, economical, and environmentally sustainable ways of alleviating

  • Obesity
  • Chronic Lifestyle Diseases (e.g., Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease)
  • Mental Health Issues – Anxiety, Depression, PTSD
  • Nutritional Hardship

Through educational outreach initiatives, we equip communities with information, skills and experiences they need to promote sustainable healthy living, social harmony, and integration with the resources available.



Phone: (403) 453-7728


Capability Career Group

Capability Career Group is a Workplace Solutions Organization in Calgary Alberta Canada. Our Services Include and are not limited to, Academic Advising,


 1550 5 St SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1K3, Canada


EthioCare is a registered charity committed to working with communities to increase their quality of life by providing linguistically and culturally appropriate mental health awareness to youth & families. EthioCare was created amidst the grief of several tragic losses due to diagnosed mental health issues within the communities.


3015 office 240 5th Avenue N.E. Calgary, AB T2A 6K4

(587) 700-5985 (403)-763-3405 E-mail:

Sudanese Social Club ( SSC)

The Sudanese Social Club is none profit organization based in Calgary Alberta.

The SSC was established July 2013 under Alberta non- profit society act. This organization aims to integrate new Sudanese immigrants into Canadian society by providing assistance, guidance and support to those who need it, SSC have access to education programs for themselves and their children, as well as to so many events organized to help ease the integration process into the society. This organization is dedicated harmony and multiculturalism not only across Calgary, but across Canada.

this organization is solely runs by volunteers, we like to say to all those good citizen of Alberta BIG thank you and without your donations and support, this club will never become a reality

Woezo Africa Music & Dance Theatre Inc.


Since 2006, Woezo Africa Music & Dance Theatre Inc. has been passionately dedicated to bringing the history of African culture to the masses through traditional and modern modes of performing arts, including dance, music, theatre and storytelling.




Calgary Black Chambers Society


Calgary Black Chambers (CBC) is a not-for-profit organization looking to increase Black leadership capacity, and uplift BIPOC culture throughout Calgary by community volunteering and providing scholarships for our future generations.

The CBC forges opportunities for Black professionals to further their professional development and give back to their community.

Mentorship – Scholarship – Fellowship

Tigray Community in Calgary

Our mission it to create a strong Tigrayan community in Calgary and across Canada. TCAC is committed to meet the cultural, social, economical and psychological needs of the Tigrayan immigrants in their efforts to establish their life and to be a contributing member of the Canadian society. TCAC also advocates and seeks justice for the people of Tigray during this unprecedented times of #TigrayGenocide happening in Tigray, Northern region of Ethiopia.



NPP Calgary Chapter

Cameroonian Canadian Association of Calgary (ACCC)

The Cameroonian Canadian Association of Calgary (CCAC-ACCC) is a non-profit and non-political association established since March 2006, with its core activities in Calgary and Surroundings.

We work towards promoting the spirit of unity between Cameroon and Canada, and promoting our unique culture in Calgary. Together, we will enhance solidarity within our adopted homeland, participate in Calgary’s dynamic development and together, build towards achieving collective success.



Telephone: +1 (403) 200-6064



Indire Entertainment Inc.


At Indire Entertainment, we do one thing only – we produce videos. We are a film and video production company. Some would say we do cinematography. Others would say videography. Yes, we do both!


Intentional Well- Being Foundation

Black Canadian Women in Action

BCW In Action is a bilingual registered charity committed to making a difference in the lives of Black Canadian communities. BCW in Action promotes the empowerment of Black Canadian women, girls, and families in all sectors of society.

BCW In Action also brings together entrepreneurs and professionals to provide them with opportunities to develop personally and professionally through advocacy, education, leadership, networking, skills building, economic empowerment and programs. We support, promote and empower Black entrepreneurs to innovate and conquer national and international markets.

BCW In Action conducts research, compiles data and disseminates findings on the social, economic and cultural aspects of Black communities.


Tel: (780) 217-5185


Mbo’ncham Mekah International Foundation

We are a charity organization dedicated to helping those in need and making a positive impact on the community. At our core, we believe every person deserves the opportunity to live a fulfilling life, regardless of their circumstances. Hence, we work tirelessly to empower individuals and families by providing access to education, healthcare, food, and other resources. Through our various programs, we strive to create a world where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive.

Mbo’ncham Mekah International Foundation operates with transparency and accountability, and we welcome feedback from our supporters and the communities we serve. Our team is committed to ensuring that every dollar donated to our organization is used effectively and efficiently.

Phone: +1-403-800-8126
Cell: +1-825-438-0875



Burundian Community Association of Calgary

Burundian Community Association of Calgary (BCAC) is committed to represent and become the voice of all Burundians living in Calgary and surrounding areas. BCAC promotes and supports the great Burundian Values and the Spirit of Ubuntu.

Tel: +1 (403) 499-8271



Action 4 Humanity Development Foundation

Action 4 Humanity Development Foundation is a non-profit organization registered in Canada. We are established to provide service to meet the following goals.

Develop projects to address the social and economic well-being of global citizens.

Facilitate access to women’s and children’s health and empowerment initiatives.

Mobilize resources to support young people globally to achieve their best in education.

Support the settlement of refugees in Canada.

#1001 1st SE Southeast Calgary, AB, Canada T2G 5G3





Galed Missions & Education Institute exists to provide Christ-Centered ministry education and self-sustaining skills for pastors and church leaders to cater for themselves and their families.




Our Solid Roots Association


At Our Solid Roots Association, our journey began with Josephine’s heartfelt determination to empower women and create transformative change within our communities. Witnessing the pain of women entering detox and treatment, leaving loved ones behind in search of hope and healing, Josephine was inspired to take action and walk alongside these courageous individuals, one step at a time.

After completing treatment, these resilient women return with excitement about their progress, armed with carefully crafted plans created in collaboration with therapists and caregivers. Yet, Josephine observed the challenge these women faced upon returning to the same environments that had once exposed them to substance use.

Haiti Alberta Sports et/and Culture Club

Serving the Haitian community and create connections through sports, educational, social, and cultural opportunities.




Eyes of Compassion Foundation

At the Compassionate Eye Foundation, we bring creative professionals from around the world to collaborate on photo shoots.

Today, Compassionate Eye Foundation projects have helped fund solar powered water filtration systems, achieve accessible healthcare in Cambodia and empower Ethiopian youth using employment programs to sustain a decent living among other successes.

Come, join our community and help us achieve our vision by contributing your time, talent or donations to our projects.



New Channel African-Canadian Services

As Africans living in Canada, we are lucky to be a part of a rich diversity. Canada is wealthy in diversity and we would like to bring our unique cultures to enrich this noble land. At New Channel African-Canadian services, our services are tailored to meet your unique needs. We are using a cultural approach to service provision. Services will be offered in English, French, Pidgin, Swahili, Lingala , Igbo, Yoruba and a lot more. We want you to feel at home even though you maybe far away from home.




Empowering the next generation of Black Through STEM Education: The AEJ Foundation is non-profit organization founded to help bridge the gap in STEM education in black communities in Canada. It our mission as an organization to create a safe space for black youth and children to learn and grow in the area of STEM



Alberta African Arts and Cultural Centre

AAACCENT (Alberta African Arts and Cultural Centre) is a non-profit organization whose mandate is to promote the African continent through culture and the arts, to create and animate a new public space for intercultural exchange, to cooperate with government agencies and departments to provide cultural, heritage and educational services.



Calgary Pastors Forum

Calgary Pastors Forum (CPF) is a gathering of Pastors, Ministers of the gospels in Calgary Alberta. This is a gathering where Pastors interacts together, fellowship, Pray, plan, and partner (5P’s).

Pastors that comes together encourages one another, share experiences and information for the members growth and development, and wanting to ensure that God remains at the centre of our home, cities, churches.



The MarriageAdvocates Canada


“Every Marriage is a duet in need of great backup singers”                           -Ted Cunningham


TheMarriageAdvocates Canada’s mandate is to serve the immigrant community by providing skills training, mentorship, coaching, and engagement with the community that will enable individual families to foster healthy relationships that will flow naturally into the health of our community.

Phone: (403) 354-2817


Address: 2029 – Heritage Square, 8500 Macleod Trail SE Calgary, AB, T2H 2N1 


Glorious Reign Ministries Int’l

S.I.Y.S – Struggle is Your Success

Struggle Is Your Success (S.I.Y.S) Is an innovative non-profit organization black led dedicated to providing tangible entrepreneurial skills and mindset development that inspires, guides and motivate Youth from diverse backgrounds to discover and pursue their passions in life and overcome their challenges through exciting programs and workshops so that they can become self-sustaining members of our community and achieve success in their lives.



WTAL Canada

WTAL is a non-partisan women-centered non-profit organization that is positioning itself as a connector between the female community and the resources required to thrive in the Calgarian and Canadian society. Most importantly, through our Social Lab, we are identifying and tackling the challenges confronting women, and developing initiatives that build a bridge between where we are now; a nation that encumbers the advancement, empowerment and representation of women, and where we NEED to be – a nation that is genuinely equitable.


Zimbabwe Culture Society of Alberta

Established with a vision of unity and strength, the Zimbabwe Cultural Society of Alberta (ZCUSA) has been the pillar of Zimbabwean heritage, culture, and community in Alberta. We’re not just an organization, we are a living testament to the spirit, resilience, and warmth of Zimbabweans in Canada.

At ZCUSA, our mission extends beyond community events and gatherings. We strive to be the bridge that connects every Zimbabwean in Alberta – from the elders who hold our traditions dear, to the youth eager to shape the future, to the newcomers searching for familiar grounds. Our guiding light? The conviction that when we come together, we are truly stronger.




Komkan Africana Institute is a multicultural education, skills development, and innovative research agency aimed at bridging the wider cultural gap of newcomers’ integration.



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