I know more about university grant stuff than library/museum grant stuff, so I’m not as sure of where to apply for $$ off the top of my head
The BC Libraries Cooperative has “micro-grants” that could be relevant https://microgrants.libraries.coop/
"We are inviting public libraries across British Columbia to apply for funding to support programming exploring the role of libraries in democratic engagement in three thematic areas: climate change, social isolation, and local solutions.
The grants will support costs related to designing programming or making programming more accessible for underserved communities. "
I think the community around the Access Library Tech conference could be a good place to connect with as well https://accessconference.ca
Or to pitch talk proposals coming out of anything people do manage to get done!
some of the funders for Arc Mtl could be worth looking into as well in terms of places that are already known to have given grants to a slightly “edgy” library type project lol though the quebec specific ones will have special Quebec rules ofc
we’d also need to think about research/expanding wiki/etc to have content about Canadian-specific legal stuff, there’s lots of overlaps of course but knowing the specifics of laws around this stuff can be very helpful (especially in academia it’s such a small world and everyone is comparing notes with american colleagues constantly and they sometimes forget that we have e.g. different laws impacting student privacy…