DESTA Black Youth Network

About the organization

DESTA Black Youth Network is based in Little Burgundy and serves participants across Greater Montreal. DESTA supports Black youth aged 18 to 35 in reaching their educational, employability, and entrepreneurial goals through a holistic and individualized approach.


Grant Description

This grant will support DESTA’s new Tech Buro as an opportunity to provide education and employability skills to participants who may not have completed their education but have reached a stage in life where they are prepared to commit to a program and themselves.Tech Buro will be operated as a social enterprise. DESTA will generate revenue by selling Tech Buro participant services and participants will be paid a fair wage during the program period.


  • 2019-2021
  • $ 110,820
  • Funding Type: Past Initiatives
  • Initiatives: Social Innovation Fund