OCF in the News

OCF in the News 2018-09-10T09:33:18+00:00

September 7, 2018, Global News

Youth Now Farm , a finalist in the 2017 New Leaf Community Challenge, is profiled in this Global News segment which highlights the work of Youth Now Canada and the Parkdale Food Centre in  helping at-risk Ottawa youth gain job skills.

June 21, 2017, Ripples, Spring Issue (#39)

President and CEO Marco Pagani is interviewed for the Spring issue of Ripples, the newsletter published by the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area

May 30, 2017, Rogers Community Ottawa

President and CEO Marco Pagani joins Host Dylan Black on Rogers Community Ottawa to talk about the organization’s new look and bold new direction.

Jan. 4, 2017, Ottawa Magazine

Ottawa artists’ incomes top national average at $25K

Dec. 22, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen

Dec. 19, 2016 – Ottawa Community News

Foundation finds Ottawa arts funding lacking

Dec. 16, 2016 – Ottawa Magazine

Ottawa Community Foundation offers independent look at arts funding

Dec. 15, 2016 – CBC Ottawa

Ottawans aren’t participating as much in city-run arts programs, report finds

Dec. 15, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen

Oct. 28, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen

Innovation Centre ready to nurture poverty-busting social enterprises

Sept. 14, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen

June 24, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen

May 4, 2016 – Ottawa Community News

New funds to help refugees settling in Ottawa

April 25, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen

April 25, 2016 – Metro

New platform offers insight into local issues

April 25, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen

Sept. 11, 2015 – Ottawa Life Magazine

Community Foundation Board Members Susan St. Amand and Janice Payne among Top 25 People in the Capital for 2015

May 4, 2015 – Conference for Advanced Life Underwriting (CALU)

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Gordon Thiessen wins CALU award for outstanding public policy leadership

Jan. 3, 2015 – Ottawa Citizen
David Sweanor has been donating anonymously for the past 15 years…until now
Video Interview about decision to go public

May 31, 2014 – MSN Canada
Ottawa foundation offers $125,000 food security grant

May 31, 2014 – Ottawa Citizen
Food Chain: Making healthy, affordable food available downtown

May 31, 2014 – CBC Ottawa
Ottawa foundation offers $125,000 food security grant

May 29, 2014 – Ottawa Community News
Organization hosts city-wide food security challenge; New funding initiative aims to improve access to affordable food

February 15, 2014 – CHIN Radio
Interview with Marco Pagani

December 27, 2013 – Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Community Foundation’s Barbara McInnes stepping down after 22 years

December 2, 2013 – Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Community Foundation picks leader with ‘rocket fuel’

March 4, 2013 – Ottawa Citizen
Philanthropist set to retire

November 20, 2012 – Ottawa Citizen
Inspiring Philanthropy

November 16, 2012 – Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Community Foundation marks 25 years of caring and giving

May 23, 2012 – Ottawa Citizen, Leave a Legacy
From family dynasty to community legacy: how Shirley and John Westeinde are paying it forward

May 23, 2012 – Ottawa Citizen, Leave a Legacy
The Ottawa School Breakfast Program – a true communal success story

November 30, 2011 – Ottawa Citizen, The Wrap
The Great River Project – creating a network of care along the Ottawa River

November 15, 2011 – Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa women making a difference in the community now…and forever

November 15, 2011 – Ottawa Citizen
iSisters opens up new vistas for women in need

Sept. 28, 2011 – Ottawa Citizen, The Wrap
Local literacy projects make a difference in lives of marginalized women, new immigrant families

Sept. 7, 2011 – Ottawa Citizen, The Wrap
Reel Kids making Real Movies – IFCO summer youth programs supported by CFO

June 22, 2011 – Ottawa Citizen, The Wrap
Care for the land you love

May 25, 2011 – Ottawa Citizen
Legacies of passion and promise