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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
Babies Who Volunteer Partners with the Ottawa Community Foundation and the CHEO Foundation in support of Baby Days!
(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 [...]
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 ― [...]
The Ottawa Community Foundation supports green electricity and green natural gas with Bullfrog Power®
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 [...]