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West Carleton Food System Project Awarded $125,000 New Leaf Community Challenge Grant

Dec. 10, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – The Ottawa Community Foundation presented a cheque for $125,000 to the West Carleton Healthy Food Coalition, EnviroCentre’s Sustain West Carleton initiative, and the Ottawa Good Food Box to improve food security in West Carleton, [...]

2017-04-19T12:32:31-04:00December 10th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on West Carleton Food System Project Awarded $125,000 New Leaf Community Challenge Grant

Ottawa Community Foundation presents second annual New Leaf Community Challenge Thurs., Dec. 10

Top three proposals to be presented at live, juried event at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. Dec. 3, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – A youth-operated meal preparation and delivery service for seniors and disabled persons, a hub for more efficient purchasing and [...]

2017-04-19T12:32:33-04:00December 3rd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Ottawa Community Foundation presents second annual New Leaf Community Challenge Thurs., Dec. 10

2015 New Leaf Community Challenge to provide second $125,000 grant to cultivate more food-secure Ottawa

The Ottawa Community Foundation to fund initiative that measurably bridges gap between local food systems and access to nutritious, affordable food. Sept. 22, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – The Ottawa Community Foundation is kicking off its second New Leaf Community Challenge [...]

2017-04-19T12:32:33-04:00September 21st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on 2015 New Leaf Community Challenge to provide second $125,000 grant to cultivate more food-secure Ottawa

MarketMobile awarded $125,000 grant to tackle food security issues

Project selected by jury in Ottawa’s first New Leaf Community Challenge. Oct. 1, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – The Ottawa Community Foundation presented a cheque for $125,000 to the Rideau-Rockliffe Community Resource Centre and Ottawa’s Poverty and Hunger Working Group to address [...]

2017-04-19T12:32:33-04:00October 1st, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on MarketMobile awarded $125,000 grant to tackle food security issues

Ottawa’s First New Leaf Community Challenge held Oct. 1

Top three proposals to be presented at live, juried event at Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, followed by release of the 2014 Nutritious Food Basket by Ottawa Public Health and the selection announcement. Sept. 24, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – A [...]

2017-04-19T12:32:33-04:00September 30th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Ottawa’s First New Leaf Community Challenge held Oct. 1

Ottawa Community Foundation launches $125,000 Community Challenge

First New Leaf Community Challenge will fund innovative ways to improve local access to nutritious, affordable food. May 31, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – The Ottawa Community Foundation issued a city-wide challenge to the non-profit sector today to devise new and innovative [...]

2017-04-19T12:32:33-04:00May 31st, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Ottawa Community Foundation launches $125,000 Community Challenge

Ottawa Community Foundation to launch city-wide challenge to tackle critical local issues

May 22, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – On Saturday, May 31, the Ottawa Community Foundation will launch a city-wide challenge to the non-profit sector to devise new and innovative ways to secure affordable and nutritious food for those in need. According [...]

2017-04-19T12:32:33-04:00May 22nd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Ottawa Community Foundation to launch city-wide challenge to tackle critical local issues

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF OTTAWA APPOINTS NEW PRESIDENT & CEO

Former Nortel Networks, Villa Marconi President, Marco Pagani, to assume leadership role in New Year Dec. 2, 2013 (Ottawa, ON) – Brian Toller, Chair of the Ottawa Community Foundation’s Board of Governors, today announced the appointment of Marco Pagani as [...]

2017-04-19T12:32:34-04:00December 2nd, 2013|Blog|Comments Off on COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF OTTAWA APPOINTS NEW PRESIDENT & CEO

Impact Investing becomes new local change-maker for the Ottawa Community Foundation and non-profit organizations

How the Foundation’s partnership with the Community Forward Fund is changing the funding landscape for local charities and non-profits. Nov. 14, 2013 (Ottawa, ON) – Since the Ottawa Community Foundation invested its first $1 million in the Community Forward Fund [...]

2017-04-19T12:32:35-04:00November 14th, 2013|Blog|Comments Off on Impact Investing becomes new local change-maker for the Ottawa Community Foundation and non-profit organizations