Our Partners

At Impact Hub Ottawa we believe that collaboration drives innovation.

We work with a variety of organizations who share our values and together we catalyze innovative approaches. Together we can do good better. We thank our Community Partners for their contribution to driving social innovation and social entrepreneurship. If you would like to partner with Impact Hub Ottawa, please contact our team.

Funding Supporters

Algonquin College

Algonquin College is a publicly funded college in Ottawa. Algonquin’s organizational philosophy is defined by its mission, …

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City Of Ottawa

The City of Ottawa is the corporate entity of municipal government in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The corporation is responsible…

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Ontario Centres Of Excellence

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) drives the development of Ontario’s economy by helping create new jobs, products, servi…

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Co Stewards

Together we share our home, 123 Slater, with a collective that is more than just ‘work neighbours’ sharing a workspace -- we're all committed co-stewards of a diverse community of organizations and individuals who are shaping a better future through social innovation, here at home and around the world. 

Moose Hide Campaign

The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against vi…

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The Circle

The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada is an open network to promote giving, sharing, and philanthropy i…

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MATCH International Women’s Fund

An international women’s fund (the only one in Canada) working at the intersection of women’s rights and innovation. We f…

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Child Care Now

Child Care Now is dedicated to promoting a publicly funded, inclusive, quality, non-profit child care system. The organizatio…

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ONE is a campaigning and advocacy organisation of nearly eight million people around the world taking action to end extreme p…

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Evidence for Democracy

Evidence for Democracy (E4D) is the leading fact-driven, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization promoting the transparent …

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National Observer

Award-winning investigative news, features, opinion and special reports. Award-winning investigative news, fe…

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Community Foundations Of Canada

Community Foundations of Canada is the national network for Canada’s 191 community foundations. Together we help Canadians …

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Ecosystem of Collaborators


CSED (Centre for Social Enterprise Development) is a co-curator of Impact Academy. CISED offers market research, technical as…

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CKX is a platform for collective social change. CKX seeks to spark FUNDAMENTAL SHIFTS in how individuals, inst…

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Creative Mornings Ottawa

Creative Mornings Ottawa is the city's foremost breakfast speaker series driving the creative economy. The HUB hosts four Cre…

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Invest Ottawa

Invest Ottawa delivers collaborative economic development programs and initiatives that increase entrepreneurial momentum, we…

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StartUp Canada

Startup Canada is a grassroots network of entrepreneurs working together to build an environment for entrepreneurship in Cana…

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Champions Circle

Our Champions Circle is a group of visionary leaders who are building the field and ecosystem for social innovation to grow and thrive in the city. </br></br> They work in a variety of sectors and disciplines. Our Champions help make possible Impact Hub Ottawa's field-building work and experiences including: increasing awareness of benefits of impact investing, educating startups about B Corp certification, Ottawa’s growing creative economy, among others.  

Barbara McInnes

Retired CEO, Community Foundation of Ottawa

Dave Harder

Pastor of The Journey and Founder of The New Commons

Denise Amyot

President and CEO, Colleges and Institutes Canada

Mike Gifford

Founder and President, OpenConcept

Parm Gill

Startup Visionary

Stephen Lieff

Royal York Capital

Ted Jackson

E.T. Jackson & Associates

David Newing

Social Entrepreneur

George Brown

Principal, George Brown Law

Michael Van Aanhout

Chairman, Stratos

Nancy Wasserman

Principal at Sleeping Lion Consulting, Inc.

Stephen Daze

Telfer School of Management

Susan Philips

Program Director, Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, Carleton University

Tessa Hebb

Director, Carleton Centre for Community Innovation


In-Kind Supporters