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OCF and Partners Support Systems Approaches to Youth Employment
In 2016, the Ottawa Community Foundation (OCF) chose youth employment as the focus of its New Leaf Community Challenge (NLCC) grants program. This has resulted in over $1.4 million in funding to a wide range of strategic, collaborative initiatives to boost youth employment in Ottawa.
OCF Workshop Explores Sustainable Solutions to Youth Employment
The OCF designed and delivered the workshop in partnership with the Ottawa Employment Hub (OEH) and the RBC Foundation, leveraging the tremendous research done by both these organizations on youth employment conditions and challenges.
New Leaf Community Challenge: making a difference in youth employment in Ottawa
In 2016, the Ottawa Community Foundation reoriented its flagship community investment program, the New Leaf Community Challenge (NLCC), towards the pressing issue of youth employment in Ottawa.