Make a difference and donate to the CanadaHelps Ottawa Fund.
Introducing a new, easy way to give.
Donate to hundreds of charities making a difference in Ottawa
Your tax-deductible donation will go towards critical work being done by registered charities. Plus, your donation is pooled with others to help achieve wide-reaching effects in your community.
Help improve the lives of many by funding essential social services, local art and culture, safer communities, cleaner parks, and much more!
The CanadaHelps Ottawa Fund is an aggregate fund that includes hundreds of small and medium-sized charities that are working in your local community – perfect if you’re looking for a simple way to make an impact across a broad sector of charities!
Donate to make your community an even better place to call home! Plus, get a charitable tax receipt instantly.
What people are saying
“I always give to local charities. Love that this helps a lot of causes and brings the community together to help those in need in our city. Such an amazing concept!”
– Scott Johnston
What makes up the CanadaHelps Ottawa Fund
Arts & Culture
The CanadaHelps Ottawa Fund includes 217 local charities who are working to make Ottawa a better place!
The Ottawa fund is an aggregate fund that includes hundreds of small and medium-sized charities, including food banks, homeless shelters, other social services, arts and culture charities, environmental organizations, children’s charities, and much more.
To ensure donations reach charities easily and efficiently, charities must be one of the 19,000 charities registered to receive funds electronically from CanadaHelps. Funds are transferred at the end of each quarter. The chart above shows the primary category associated with charities included in the fund, although many charities are associated with more than one category. We regularly update the list of charities in the CanadaHelps Ottawa Fund, so to request a copy of the latest list please contact us.
Why donate to a Local Fund on CanadaHelps?
The power of many
Join with others in your community and support hundreds of local charities making a difference with a single donation!
Trusted, local, registered charities!
Your donation goes to trusted, registered charities. You get a tax receipt too, which can help reduce your taxes.
Support a wide range of causes that together make your community vibrant, safe, and a great place to live.