Accelerating Ottawa’s transition to an equitable carbon-neutral future.
How are we going to do it? By finding better ways to bring low-carbon initiatives, investments and people together to deliver real, lasting success that’s equitable across our city.
About the Ottawa Climate Action Fund
The Ottawa Climate Action Fund (OCAF) is an initiative of the Ottawa Community Foundation and a proud member of the Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3) network.
For project implementers
We’re an investor and advisor who offers capital and networks.
We’re a partner and co-investor who generates opportunities and de-risks investments.
For policy makers
We’re a think-and-do-tank and a convenor, bringing together leaders, insights and action to bring solutions to scale.
For community actors
We’re a grantmaker for strategic and catalytic initiatives and an advocate for equitable change.
News and Insights
Priority Municipal Actions to Enable Zero Emission Vehicle Adoption
The City of Ottawa has declared a climate emergency and it is clear that we need to transform our community to fight climate change. Ottawa’s Energy Evolution plan is an ambitious plan in response to…
Request for Proposal – Future Bike Share Ottawa
OCAF, a program of the Ottawa Community Foundation, and EnviroCentre are seeking consulting services to conduct research and engage stakeholders to inform the consideration and planning of a potential future Bike Share program in Ottawa.…
Say goodbye to emissions and hello to a more resilient, sustainable Ottawa.
Many Ottawans are aware of the climate crisis we face and want to take action, but don’t know where to start. The new website from the Ottawa Climate Action Fund and the City of Ottawa…