100% Municipally Funded Grants and Contributions Financial Information and Notice

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For the following grants and contributions, the amounts listed in this section represent actual grants and contributions disbursed in the specified year by the Corporation of the City of Ottawa, under Section 107 of the Municipal Act. The recipients listed in this section are the organizations or aggregate groupings of private households / individuals who received the funds directly from the City of Ottawa, without the City receiving goods or services in return. The administration of grant and contribution programs funded wholly by the City is governed by the corporate Grants and Contributions Policy.

The information reported may differ from information reported elsewhere on ottawa.ca or to Committee and Council for the following reasons:

  • Certain programs report allocations when they are approved
  • Final payments to recipients could differ. Certain programs combine municipal grants and contributions with other types of funding when reporting their activity
  • Certain recipients listed are sponsors who redistribute the funds to other organizations or private households / individuals
  • Payments made may relate to a program that occurred in a prior year, and likewise, payments related to a program could occur in a future year
  • Negative amounts represent funds returned to the City

Financial information does not include the following:

  • Purchases of service, which are conditional payments for services delivered by non-governmental organizations for services that are part of a City program, or for which the City has some other form of direct responsibility
  • Federal and Provincial programs, where money flows through the City of Ottawa
  • Goods in kind, services, assets and subsidies provided by the City that are not associated with funding programs

2021 100% Municipally funded grants and contributions financial report

Grants and Contributions Reporting

The City of Ottawa is committed to the delivery of grant and contribution programs.

The City supports a number of Council approved grants and contributions programs. Each program is administered by one of the City departments within a well-defined framework supporting transparency and accountability.

Reporting

There are eight portfolios within the Grants and Contributions program that are reported individually.  Each portfolio may involve multiple departments depending on the nature of each program.:

  • Rural Programs
  • Recreation Programs
  • Other
  • Planning
  • Environment
  • Economic Development
  • Culture
  • Social

A list of programs for this portfolio for the 2021 Grants and Contributions reporting period is provided below:

Program Department Program Owner
BIA Graffiti Grant Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk
BIA Mural and Architectural Design Feature Funding Program Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk
BIA Research Grant Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk
City Winter Grant Program Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk
Community Economic Development Funding Program Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Sheilagh Doherty
Community Energy Innovation Fund Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Jennifer Brown
Economic Development Core Funding Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Sheilagh Doherty
Economic Development Major Events Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk
Economic Development Projects Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Sheilagh Doherty
Economic Recovery Program Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk
Rain Ready Ottawa Contribution Program Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Julia Robinson

2020 100% Municipally funded grants and contributions

Grants and Contributions Reporting

The City of Ottawa is committed to the delivery of grant and contribution programs.

The City supports a number of Council approved grants and contributions programs. Each program is administered by one of the City departments within a well defined framework supporting transparency and accountability.

Reporting

Reporting of grants and contributions program payments occurs annually by June 30th for the previous year on Ottawa.ca pages.

There are eight portfolios within the Grants and Contributions program that are reported individually.  Each portfolio may involve multiple departments depending on the nature of each program.:

  • Rural Programs
  • Recreation Programs
  • Other
  • Planning
  • Environment
  • Economic Development
  • Culture
  • Social

A  List of programs for this portfolio for the 2020 Grants and Contributions reporting period is provided below:

Program Department Program Owner
Community Economic Development Funding Program Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Sheilagh Doherty
Economic Development Major Events Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk
Community Energy Innovation Fund Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Jennifer Brown
BIA Formation and Expansion Grant Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk
BIA Graffiti Grant Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk
BIA Mural and Architectural Design Feature Funding Program Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk
BIA Research Grant Program Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk
Economic Development Core Funding Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Sheilagh Doherty
Economic Development Projects Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Sheilagh Doherty
2021 Winter City Grant Program Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department Cindy VanBuskirk

2019 City of Ottawa100% Municipally funded grants and contributions financial information

Notice

For the following grants and contributions, the amounts listed in this section represent actual grants and contributions disbursed in the specified year by the Corporation of the City of Ottawa, under Section 107 of the Municipal Act. The recipients listed in this section are the organizations or aggregate groupings of private households / individuals who received the funds directly from the City of Ottawa, without the City receiving goods or services in return. The administration of grant and contribution programs funded wholly by the City is governed by the corporate Grants and Contributions Policy.

The information reported may differ from information reported elsewhere on ottawa.ca or to Committee and Council for the following reasons:

  • Certain programs report allocations when they are approved
  • Final payments to recipients could differ. Certain programs combine municipal grants and contributions with other types of funding when reporting their activity
  • Certain recipients listed are sponsors who redistribute the funds to other organizations or private households / individuals
  • Payments made may relate to a program that occurred in a prior year, and likewise, payments related to a program could occur in a future year
  • Negative amounts represent funds returned to the City

Financial information does not include the following:

  • Purchases of service, which are conditional payments for services delivered by non-governmental organizations for services that are part of a City program, or for which the City has some other form of direct responsibility
  • Federal and Provincial programs, where money flows through the City of Ottawa
  • Goods in kind, services, assets and subsidies provided by the City that are not associated with funding programs

2019 Funding Report

2018 100% Municipally funded grants and contributions financial information and notice

Notice 

For the following grants and contributions, the amounts listed in this section represent actual grants and contributions disbursed in the specified year  by the Corporation of the City of Ottawa, under Section 107 of the Municipal Act. The recipients listed in this section are the organizations or aggregate groupings of private households / individuals who received the funds directly from the City of Ottawa, without the City receiving goods or services in return. The administration of grant and contribution programs funded wholly by the City is governed by the corporate Grants and Contributions Policy.

The information reported may differ from information reported elsewhere on ottawa.ca or to Committee and Council for the following reasons:

  • Certain programs report allocations when they are approved
  • Final payments to recipients could differ. Certain programs combine municipal grants and contributions with other types of funding when reporting their activity
  • Certain recipients listed are sponsors who redistribute the funds to other organizations or private households / individuals
  • Payments made  may relate to a program that occurred in a prior year, and likewise, payments related to a  program could occur in a future year
  • Negative amounts represent funds returned to the City 

Financial information does not include the following:

  • Purchases of service, which are conditional payments for services delivered by non-governmental organizations for services that are part of a City program, or for which the City has some other form of direct responsibility
  • Federal and Provincial programs, where money flows through the City of Ottawa
  • Goods in kind, services, assets and subsidies provided by the City that are not associated with funding programs

2018 Funding