• Helping the Vulnerable



Through donations made to the Annual Campaign, the Jewish Federation of Ottawa invests in the Jewish community, cares for the most vulnerable, opens the door to Jewish life and education for all, and improves the world.


Find out more about this year's Annual Campaign.

  • Annual Campaign

    Please give generously to the 2024 Annual Campaign and know that your choices will shape a better, brighter, future together.

Why donate to Federation?
Federation brings a compelling, inclusive vision for all of Jewish Ottawa. Your gift to Federation supports meaningful Jewish experiences and journeys, where Jewish life is vibrant and no one is left behind. 

Federation ensures there are varied services and exciting programs to meet all needs and pursuits. 

Federation advocates on behalf of Jewish Ottawa, ensuring Jewish interests are represented and that our community is safe and secure.


Federation leverages human and financial resources to build our community for the sake of future generations. Our contacts are deep, our relationships are strong and our fundraising costs are low.


Federation values innovation and is networked worldwide as the preferred and natural partner to bring Jewish innovation to our community. Whether it is the PJ Library program, Birthright Israel, or March of the Living, Federation partners with game-changing Jewish programs and experiences to advance our vision. 

Federation values partnership and brings the community together, working across Jewish Ottawa. 

Federation is uniquely positioned to mobilize people and bring together like-minded individuals. 

Federation enables our community to function, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by providing a coordinated approach to meeting needs.


Here are some other ways to give:

  • Life and Legacy

    Legacy donors care about the Jewish community and want to guarantee that Jewish Ottawa thrives so we can promise generations to come that they too will enjoy meaningful Jewish lives.

  • Planned Giving

    Planned giving is about matching your tax and estate planning goals with your philanthropic ideals, allowing you to leave an enduring Jewish legacy. Learn more at OJCF.ca

  • Women's Philanthropy

    This division draws on the power of Jewish women, who share their vision and compassion to help guide our future with their commitment to Jewish life through events and by joining the Lions of Judah.