Community Partners

  • iSisters develops and delivers technology programs and mentors women in collaboration with their community partners, to build awareness that enhances opportunities to connect women in need with technology, through mentoring.

    Alongside the OCH Foundation, they piloted their project in OCH’s Britannia Woods community.

  • Ottawa Sport Council

  • Ontario Trillium Foundation

    The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of Canada’s largest granting foundations. OTF awards grants to some 1,000 projects every year to build healthy and vibrant Ontario communities. Each grant tells a story and helps create significant opportunities for positive community change.

    OTF has awarded the OCH Foundation a grant that will provide safe, after-school spaces for at-risk youth. Click here to learn more about Keeping Youth Connected.

  • Ottawa Community Foundation

    The Ottawa Community Foundation is a public, non-profit organization created by and for the people of Ottawa. Since 1987, they have been enabling generous citizens to enhance the quality of life in their community and to achieve their own charitable objectives through permanent, well-managed endowments.

    Since its inception in 2013, the OCH Foundation has received financial support from the Ottawa Community Foundation in the way of donations and grants.

  • Trinity

    The Trinity Development Foundation is the founder of the Social Rec Connect model. Trinity generously supports community interests that develop and build on important active and vibrant communities. Trinity focuses community support on Youth Education and Sport, Care of Seniors, Community Programming and the Arts.

  • The Caring and Sharing Exchange

    The Caring and Sharing Exchange is a local charity that provides assistance to individuals and families in need, during the Christmas and back-to-school seasons. A key partner in the OCH Foundation’s Pack a Sack! initiative, its Co-ordination Service verifies the names of clients registered by hundreds of local agencies in order to eliminate duplicate applications and redistribute funds accordingly to help more families.

  • Ottawa Coalition of Community Houses

    The Ottawa Coalition of Community Houses is a network of agencies working together to support and serve low income families across the city of Ottawa. All 15 Community Houses are located directly within Ottawa Community Housing neighbourhoods and offer individuals and families many educational, recreational and social support services and programs at no cost.

    Donate today to help build stronger communities.

    For more information on the Coalition or to find a Community House near you, visit

  • Michaëlle Jean Foundation

    The Michaëlle Jean Foundation supports youth initiatives and organizations nationwide who call upon the arts, culture and education as tools to create new solutions to pressing social issues and create opportunities for inclusive and constructive dialogues. The Foundation recognizes that Arts are vectors of expression, civic mobilization, prevention and reflection. The Foundation promotes the powerful impact of the arts as an innovative practice to revitalize communities, increase social harmony and build solutions to challenges that youth face every day.

  • Connected Canadians

  • Desjardins