Blue Metropolis Foundation

Background of the organization

Blue Metropolis Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1997 that brings together people from different cultures to share the pleasure of reading and writing, and encourages creativity and intercultural understanding. Blue Metropolis Foundation produces an Annual Literary Festival of international calibre and offers a wide range of educational and social programs year-round, both in classrooms and online. These programs use reading and writing as therapeutic tools, encourage academic perseverance, and fight against poverty and social isolation.


Grant description

A grant from the Foundation will support Blue Metropolis Foundation in creating a new literary prize for Indigenous writers.

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  • 2014-2017
  • $ 50,000
  • Funding Type: Past Initiatives
  • Initiatives: McConnell Reconciliation Initiative