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Flatten, Pivot, and Connect: Adjusting to a Continually Evolving Situation

2020-03-17T19:49:38-04:00March 17th, 2020|Blog|

Flatten Like you, we are adjusting many of our business practices in light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. As your community foundation, we are committed to offering tools and knowledge to charities that are being impacted by our changing [...]

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NEWS RELEASE – Ottawa Community Foundation Awards $125,000 to the Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre to Tackle Youth Unemployment

2019-11-28T14:37:13-05:00November 28th, 2019|Blog|

RBC Foundation boosts New Leaf Community Challenge with additional financial support November 28th, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – The Ottawa Community Foundation presented a cheque yesterday for $125,000 to the Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre, winner of the sixth New Leaf [...]

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Community Laundry Co-op Celebrates 20 Years

2019-11-20T13:55:32-05:00November 20th, 2019|Blog|

What began as a place to access affordable laundry services has become an essential hub for the community. The Community Laundry Co-op also connects its members to counselling services, volunteer opportunities, skills development, jobs and more. On its 20th [...]

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Tim Brodhead: Innovator and Thought Leader

2019-11-14T12:50:03-05:00November 14th, 2019|Blog|

This interview was originally featured in our Fall 2019 edition of Community Matters. Tim Brodhead is widely recognized as an innovator and thought leader with a passion for the not-for-profit sector. He recently shared his perspective on a range of [...]

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

2019-10-21T12:55:03-04:00October 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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Grow your fund at the Ottawa Community Foundation

2019-11-14T12:12:38-05:00September 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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