Leveraging Our Strengths Conference -September 14, 2017 Canada Aviation and Space Museum (11 Aviation Pkwy)

The Leveraging Our Strengths (LOS) partners welcome you to the 6th annual Conference. The one day conference is an excellent and affordable opportunity to draw upon and share in the strengths, best practices and capacity of Ottawa’s non-profit sector. Participate in workshops that develop skills and knowledge, highlight innovative models of practice, identify emerging issues [...]

The 2017’s Coopérathon is coming to Canada!

The Coopérathon is an open innovation challenge developed by Desjardins Lab. This “marathon of cooperation” will take place in Montréal and Quebec from October 12 to November 9. Its goal? To build innovative solutions to real issues faced by our society. Co-created by citizens, experts and entrepreneurs, these solutions target sustainable social impact. Watch this video [...]

Ottawa ACORN: Online Auction! Check it out!

We are writing to let you know about our exciting online auction! We’ve got all kinds of prizes including a one year golf membership, martial arts classes, festival passes, and much more! All of the proceeds will go towards Ottawa ACORN so that we can continue to make real change in the Ottawa and Gatineau [...]

Are you a Small Business Facilitator? Check out these RFPs!

We’re looking for facilitators and an advisor to deliver our entrepreneurship program to newcomers this fall. http://www.accesemployment.ca/images/careers/IndependentContractor-FacilitatorsEntrepreneurshipConnections.pdf http://www.accesemployment.ca/images/careers/IndependentContractor-BusinessAdvisorEntrepreneurshipConnections.pdf

ACORN is having their second tax and financial aid workshop coming up on July 27th -More info below!

Acorn is having their second tax and financial aid workshop coming up on July 27th located at Vanier Community Service Centre (270 Marier AVE). This workshop will help individuals learn more about taxes, good bookkeeping, and financial practices, as well as learning how to find more financial benefits available to them. All workshops run from [...]

It’s Elimu Charity BBQ time again!

To our Ottawa-based friends: What a year we’ve had! The new Elimu Resource Centre in Malindi has provided a base for our projects and a hub for our children. We now have a place for staff to do their work (not Nina’s home). There is meeting space for kids to do peer teaching during the [...]