Federation Funding

Program and Organizational Funding

The Jewish Federation of Ottawa funds local programs that help to fulfill its mandate: Building Community, Helping the Vulnerable, Educating Jewishly and Supporting Israel.  


School Funding

Funds for Jewish education and Jewish schools in Ottawa go to support educational excellence and access to Jewish learning. Read the School Funding Report.

Fund for Innovative Capacity Building

This donor-directed grant builds on the foundation of Federation funding to agencies and synagogues. It supports growth, enhancement, improvement, and collaboration through a one-time allocation of up to $15,000. Applications are accepted twice a year, in the fall and spring, for funding that begins in January and June. Please read the latest Request for Proposal for full details and eligibility. Contact Kara Goodwin at kgoodwin@jewishottawa.com or 613-798-4696 x200 for more information.