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10 Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting that Grant!

Ottawa, ON – June 5th, 2017: If you work in the charitable sector, chances are you know the value of grant writing or you have written grant proposals yourself. While there is no specific science to writing winning proposals, there are some actions you can take to increase your chances of being successful and doing [...]

By | 2017-06-05T14:24:35+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 10 Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting that Grant!

After 30 great years, the Community Foundation of Ottawa Takes on a Bright New Look for a Bold New Future!

OTTAWA – May 10th, 2017: For 30 years, we have been working with you to make a difference in our community. We have done this successfully by connecting people who care, with causes that matter.   While we will continue the work to make our city the best it can be, we know we can do [...]

By | 2017-05-16T11:50:45+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on After 30 great years, the Community Foundation of Ottawa Takes on a Bright New Look for a Bold New Future!

Community Foundation releases Arts & Culture theme on knowledge centre website

Dec. 15, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) -- The Ottawa Community Foundation released its latest Ottawa Insights theme this morning at the Shenkman Arts Centre. Providing indicators in the areas of the local Arts & Recreation Economy; Investment in the Arts; Programs & Facilities; and Public Participation, the newly-released theme offers fresh insights into how well the city [...]

By | 2017-04-19T12:32:30+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Community Foundation releases Arts & Culture theme on knowledge centre website

LiveWorkPlay awarded $125,000 New Leaf Community Challenge grant to tackle youth unemployment

Project selected by jury in Ottawa’s third annual New Leaf Community Challenge. Nov. 9, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – The Ottawa Community Foundation presented a cheque for $125,000 to LiveWorkPlay to tackle youth unemployment in the capital in a meaningful, sustainable way. The Pie in the Sky initiative will build on LWP’s successful Employment Task Force [...]

By | 2017-04-19T12:32:30+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on LiveWorkPlay awarded $125,000 New Leaf Community Challenge grant to tackle youth unemployment

Third annual New Leaf Community Challenge taking place Wed., Nov. 9

2016 Challenge focus is tackling youth unemployment in Ottawa. Nov. 7, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – In 2014, the Ottawa Community Foundation launched the New Leaf Community Challenge as a special grants initiative to inspire and support innovative, collaborative approaches to addressing critical issues in Ottawa. With a focus in the first two years on food [...]

By | 2017-04-19T12:32:30+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Third annual New Leaf Community Challenge taking place Wed., Nov. 9

Community Foundation releases Education & Learning theme on knowledge centre website

  Sept. 14, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) -- The Ottawa Community Foundation released its latest Ottawa Insights theme this morning at an event co-hosted by the Ottawa Network for Education. Providing indicators in the areas of Public School; Post-Secondary; and Success Before and Beyond School Years, the newly-released theme offers fresh insights into how well the city [...]

By | 2017-04-19T12:32:30+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Community Foundation releases Education & Learning theme on knowledge centre website

Community Foundation releases Environment & Sustainability theme on knowledge centre website

MEDIA RELEASE June 24, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) -- The Ottawa Community Foundation released its latest Ottawa Insights theme at a public event this afternoon, in partnership with Ecology Ottawa and Sustainable Eastern Ontario. Providing indicators in the areas of Energy & Climate; Land Use & Ecology; Water, Waste & Sewage; and Transportation, the newly released theme offers [...]

By | 2017-04-19T12:32:30+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Community Foundation releases Environment & Sustainability theme on knowledge centre website

Ottawa Insights theme release: Environment & Sustainability

Latest Ottawa Insights theme to provide indicators on Energy & Climate; Land Use & Ecology; Water, Waste & Sewage; and Transportation. On Friday, June 24, the Ottawa Community Foundation will release the theme of Environment & Sustainability on its Ottawa Insights community knowledge centre, in partnership with Ecology Ottawa and Sustainable Eastern Ontario. Examples of indicators are: Ottawa is steadily getting warmer. Between 1890 [...]

By | 2017-04-19T12:32:30+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Ottawa Insights theme release: Environment & Sustainability

Community Foundation launches Ottawa Insights community knowledge centre

MEDIA RELEASE April 25, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) -- The Ottawa Community Foundation held a public launch today of Ottawa Insights, a dynamic, new web-based community knowledge centre that brings together and connects key information and intelligence on status, trends and conditions affecting quality of life in Ottawa. Its purpose is to support shared understanding and strategic [...]

By | 2017-04-19T12:32:30+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Community Foundation launches Ottawa Insights community knowledge centre