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Our partners are like-minded leaders driving change at the epicentre of social impact in Ottawa. From grassroots organizers to national policy makers, these mission-driven champions trust us to help them catalyze meaningful change — through impact-focused events, programs, services and funding. 

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Ecosystem Partners

Child Care Now

Child Care Now is dedicated to promoting a publicly funded, inclusive, quality, non-profit child care system. The organization is non-profit, membership-based and regionally representative.

Community Foundations of Canada

Community Foundations of Canada is the national network for Canada’s 191 community foundations. Together we help Canadians invest in making our communities better places to live, work and play. More than 85% of Canadian communities have access to a community foundation – from our largest cities to our smallest towns. Collectively we hold combined assets of more than $4.6 billion and we’ve put hundreds of millions back into communities over our 94-year history.

Evidence for Democracy

Evidence for Democracy (E4D) is the leading fact-driven, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization promoting the transparent use of evidence in government decision-making in Canada.

Through research, education and issue campaigns, they engage and empower the science community while cultivating public and political demand for evidence-based decision-making.

Equality Fund

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The Equality Fund is an unprecedented collaboration that will combine international feminist grant-making with an innovative investment arm, delivering new momentum for women’s movements and supporting the advancement of gender equality globally. A bold philanthropic strategy will be leveraged to mobilize unparalleled Canadian and international resources.

The Circle

The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada is an open network to promote giving, sharing, and philanthropy in Aboriginal communities across the country. We connect with and support the empowerment of First Nations, Inuit and Métis nations, communities, and individuals in building a stronger, healthier future.

4Rs Youth Movement

The 4Rs Youth Movement is a youth-driven initiative that was launched to change the country by changing relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous young people. Through the networks and support of 14 founding national organizations, 4Rs is about engaging young people in critical cross-cultural dialogue that furthers reconciliation.

Imagine Canada

Imagine Canada exists to work alongside other charitable sector organizations — and often in partnership with the private sector, governments and individuals in the community — to ensure that charities continue to play a pivotal role in building, enriching and defining our nation.

WIEGO

WIEGO is a global network focused on securing livelihoods for the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy.

Youth Coalition

Youth Coalition is an international organization of young people (ages 18-29 years) committed to promoting adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive rights at the national, regional and international levels. We are students, researchers, lawyers, health care professionals, educators, development workers, and most importantly, we are all dedicated activists.

Alterna Savings

Founded in 1908, Alterna Savings has over 160,000 members, 35 branches in Ontario, and more than $9 billion in assets under management.

Alterna is proud of its long history of helping communities thrive. It shared its success in 2018 by donating more than $1 million to the community and, in partnership with employees, contributed 11,300 volunteer hours.

Its flagship Community Micro-Finance Program also helps underrepresented groups. Since its inception, the program has disbursed more than $5 million in impact loans and helped change the lives of more than 1,000 participants and their families.

CSED

CSED (Centre for Social Enterprise Development) is a co-curator of Impact Academy. CISED offers market research, technical assistance, coaching, and other services to non-profits exploring social enterprise and social entrepreneurs.

CKX

CKX is a platform for collective social change.

CKX seeks to spark FUNDAMENTAL SHIFTS in how individuals, institutions and communities build and share knowledge in the pursuit of social change.

CKX is both a catalyst and a curator of those FUNDAMENTAL SHIFTS.

Creative Mornings Ottawa

Creative Mornings Ottawa is the city’s foremost breakfast speaker series driving the creative economy. The HUB hosts four Creative Mornings each year and we’re proud to say that Creative Mornings Ottawa was kick-started by two Hubbers. In addition, our beautiful ceiling art installation was inspired from the inaugural event!

Invest Ottawa

Invest Ottawa delivers collaborative economic development programs and initiatives that increase entrepreneurial momentum, wealth and jobs in the City of Ottawa and its surrounding region while marketing Ottawa’s diversified economy and high quality of life.

Invest Ottawa carries out economic development programs and initiatives in the areas of entrepreneurial mentorship, startup development, business incubation services, commercialization, targeted sector development, investment attraction, business retention, expansion, and global trade development.

Algonquin College

Algonquin College is a publicly funded college in Ottawa. Algonquin’s organizational philosophy is defined by its mission, vision and core values —to transform hopes and dreams into lifelong success and to be a global leader in personalized, digitally connected, experiential learning. They offers bachelor’s degrees, diplomas, and college certificates in a range of disciplines and specialties. It has been ranked among the Top 50 Research Colleges in Canada.

Assembly of Seven Generations (A7G)

Assembly of Seven Generations (A7G) is an Indigenous owned and youth-led, non-profit organization focused on cultural support and empowerment programs/policies for Indigenous youth while being led by traditional knowledge and Elder guidance.

Digital Public Square

Digital Public Square is a not-for-profit organization that aims to rethink and redesign the way technology is used to support communities worldwide. DPS finds ways for communities to engage in healthy debate, share knowledge, and co-create solutions to their most pressing challenges. Over the past decade, DPS has created space for tens of millions of people around the world to interact with our platforms. Their products have been deployed in a wide range of contexts, from countering misinformation in North America to increasing knowledge of labour rights in Asia and strengthening public sector accountability in the Middle East.

Funding Partners

Career Launcher Internships / Stages Lancement de Carrière

Digital Tech Internships at Impact Hub Ottawa are funded by the Career-Launcher Internships program with the financial support of the Government of Canada through Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada –Digital Skills for Youth.

Les Stages en technologies numériques ont été financés par le programme de Stages lancement de carrière avec l’appui financier du gouvernement du Canada agissant par l’entremise de l’Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada – Programme de compétences numériques pour les jeunes.

Ontario Trillium Foundation

The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of Canada’s leading granting foundations. OTF awarded $108 million to 629 projects last year to build healthy and vibrant communities in Ontario

TD

To help create the conditions so everyone has the chance to succeed in a changing world, TD is targeting C$1 billion by 2030 towards community giving in four areas that support change, nurture progress and contribute to making the world a better, more inclusive place.

In-Kind Partners

Shopify

Zapier

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Our partners are driven, innovative industry leaders who are fiercely committed to using their resources, skills and networks to help build a better tomorrow. Together, we support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and reduce inequality.

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