Community Project Funding


The City of Ottawa One-time Non-Renewable Community Project Funding supports time-limited or pilot projects that address new or emerging needs in the community. Priority is placed on programs/projects that: increase Access to Basics for people from diverse equity groups, reduce poverty, and increase self-efficacy.

The focus of this funding is aligned to priorities included in the City of Ottawa Strategic Plan and the City’s Equity and Inclusion Lens. Equity groups include: racialized people; Aboriginal people; women; people with disabilities; older adults; the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, two-spirit and queer (LGBTQ) community; people living in poverty; youth; immigrants; francophones; and people living in rural communities.

Applicants are eligible to receive upwards of $20,000 in funding and should apply before February 22nd, 2018 at 4:00 PM.

To apply and for more information and eligibility requirements, please visit