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Community Foundation releases Arts & Culture theme on knowledge centre website

Dec. 15, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) -- The Community Foundation of Ottawa 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 [...]

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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 Community Foundation of Ottawa 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 [...]

By | 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 Community Foundation of Ottawa 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 [...]

By | 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 Community Foundation of Ottawa 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 [...]

By | 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 Community Foundation of Ottawa 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 [...]

By | 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 Community Foundation of Ottawa 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 [...]

By | 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 Community Foundation of Ottawa 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 [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Community Foundation launches Ottawa Insights community knowledge centre

West Carleton Food System Project Awarded $125,000 New Leaf Community Challenge Grant

Dec. 10, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – The Community Foundation of Ottawa presented a cheque for $125,000 to the West Carleton Healthy Food Coalition, EnviroCentre’s Sustain West Carleton initiative, and the Ottawa Good Food Box to improve food security in West Carleton, Ottawa’s largest municipal ward with limited access to fresh, affordable, healthy food. It was [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on West Carleton Food System Project Awarded $125,000 New Leaf Community Challenge Grant

Community Foundation of Ottawa presents second annual New Leaf Community Challenge Thurs., Dec. 10

Top three proposals to be presented at live, juried event at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. Dec. 3, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – A youth-operated meal preparation and delivery service for seniors and disabled persons, a hub for more efficient purchasing and distribution of food to the school breakfast program and other organizations, and community-based food infrastructure, [...]

By | December 3rd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Community Foundation of Ottawa presents second annual New Leaf Community Challenge Thurs., Dec. 10