Foundation News

News and updates about the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation and the Annual Campaign, the funding drive that fuels our community.

Federation is Here for Good

The Jewish Federation of Ottawa is Here for Good. We are here for our community’s recovery and Security 
Last year, Jewish Ottawa successfully navigated a crisis and ensured the choices we made safeguarded the vibrancy of our Jewish future. 
We protected our community during th…

Planning for the future with the Life and Legacy initiative

By Angelica Haggert

In February 2020, 14 local Jewish organizations made a commitment to work together to support the future of the Ottawa Jewish community. A year into the four-year plan, The Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation launching of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s Life and Legac…

Federation builds strong Jewish community with variety of funding streams

By Angelica Haggert

According to Statistics Canada, 44 per cent of households have suffered some kind of financial loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

That’s why, at the start of the worldwide pandemic, the Jewish Federation of Ottawa launched the Emergency Campaign for Community Resili…

Federation extends gratitude to outgoing Campaign co-chair Rabbi Bulka

The beginning of the new year heralds the turnover of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa’s Annual Campaign leadership. Early in January we planned on sharing this message to thank our beloved Rabbi Reuven Bulka for his tremendous work and enormous dedication in co-chairing the Campaign over t…