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Our take on the recent Senate Committee report about the charitable sector

2019-10-19T18:37:26-04:00October 18th, 2019|Blog|

In this position paper, the Ottawa Community Foundation looks at the Special Senate Committee’s recommendations for the sector via its report, Catalyst for Change: A Roadmap to a Stronger Charitable Sector. Here we lay out priorities and asks of this [...]

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Employment Opportunity: Director, Finance and Administration

2019-10-04T17:46:37-04:00October 4th, 2019|Blog|

October 4th, 2019 The  Ottawa Community Foundation (OCF) is one of Ottawa’s most highly-regarded philanthropic organizations, working with donors and the community at large to bring about positive, systemic and sustainable change in our city and beyond.  The OCF is known for astute financial management, high-quality [...]

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Grow your fund at the Ottawa Community Foundation

2019-10-11T12:47:33-04:00September 5th, 2019|Blog|

Are you thinking of giving back to the community but are unsure where to start? The Ottawa Community Foundation offers many different ways to do so. One way is to create a fund of your own that you can [...]

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NEWS RELEASE: Canada to Invest in Urban Climate Solutions in Ottawa

2019-08-20T09:28:13-04:00August 16th, 2019|Blog|

Canada to Invest in Urban Climate Solutions in Ottawa OTTAWA – August 16,  2019 –  From Natural Resources Canada In communities across the country, Canadians are feeling the impacts of climate change and want to be part of the solution. [...]

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Babies Who Volunteer Partners with the Ottawa Community Foundation and the CHEO Foundation in support of Baby Days!

2019-08-20T09:32:33-04:00July 30th, 2019|Blog|

(The following story was written by Babies Who Volunteer. We are pleased to share it with you.) Today, many of the seniors in our community are isolated, lonely and in need of companionship and joy. Many new parents also experience [...]

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Indigenous Education Program Immerses Ottawa Students in Cultural Teachings

2019-04-29T12:44:37-04:00April 29th, 2019|Blog|

Residential schools showed us what happens when culture and identity are forcibly removed from a generation of children. The Wabano Centre, the Ottawa Community Foundation (OCF), and local schools are showing us what happens when we put it back ― [...]

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The Ottawa Community Foundation supports green electricity and green natural gas with Bullfrog Power®

2019-04-11T14:46:40-04:00April 11th, 2019|Blog|

At the Ottawa Community Foundation (OCF), we recognize the importance of addressing our environmental impact and therefore, we are taking an important step to reduce the carbon emissions footprint of our organization. We are now a Bullfrog Power client, which [...]

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