Apply for grants of up to $20,000!

Inspiring Jewish engagement for all ages in Ottawa’s Jewish community. 

The Fund provides grants of up to $20,000 (over a maximum of 2 years) aimed at bringing more people onto Ottawa’s Jewish Superhighway through intense programming and outreach. Both incorporated not-for-profits and local groups may apply to access funds that will enable them to deliver creative, exciting and engaging programming that contributes to the vibrancy of Jewish in Ottawa.

Goals of the Fund


Build Jewish identity through significant, sustained and meaningful Jewish experiences; appealing to those already engaged, somewhat engaged and to those not yet engaged.  

Support organizations and groups to inspire Jewish engagement and affiliation for all ages through:


  • New and creative events, programs, and initiatives, facilitating new programs to grow through access to funding for a maximum of 2 years
  • Scaled-up successful programs/activities to increase their impact,
  • Initiatives serving multiple Jewish demographics in Ottawa, along the target program themes: vulnerable, educational, cultural and religious.

Who can apply?
Ottawa Jewish not-for-profits and charities, local groups and individuals may apply.

How do I apply?
Before you start your application, you can contact our helpful staff to discuss your idea. 
Contact Anne Read at for more info.

When can I apply?
Now. Applications are due by April 28, 2023