Our Funders

We wish to thank and acknowledge all our financial supporters whom we consider our partners and friends. Without their support this centre, and its great programs, could not exist. These vital funds allow us to deliver quality, culturally-relevant programming for our Inuit community and their children.

Sivummut Head Start Program

Funder: Public Health Agency of Canada

Tumiralaat Daycare Program

Funder: City of Ottawa and Parental fees

Junior and Senior Kindergarten

Funder: City of Ottawa, Parental fee, Ottawa Carleton District School Board and
Public Health Agency of Canada

Bridging the Gap

Funder: Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, Harold Crabtree Foundation, Ministry of Education

School’s Cool

Funder: United Way through Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre


Funder: Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres

Inuit Day

Funder: Ottawa Aboriginal Best Start and Ottawa Catholic School Board

TD Carving Studio

Funder: TD Bank

Circle of Hope

Funder: Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres

Right to Play

Funder: Play for Prevention

Katinngavugut/We Belong

Funder: United Way Ottawa

Strong Women, Strong Families

Funder: Department of Canadian Heritage

Provincial Strategy for Aboriginal Children and Youth

Funder: Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)

Strategic Planning and Mandate

Funder: Ontario Trillium Foundation and J.W. McConnell Foundation

Tukimut Afterschool Program

Funder: United Way and Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport


Funder: Department of Canadian Heritage

The Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre is now registered on Canada Helps, an on-line donation site for Canadian charities. So please feel free to pass this information along to anyone who you think would be interested in donating to the OICC this Christmas–or any time!

Once at the site: all you need to do is enter the name Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre (make sure it has the apostrophe in Children’s), and follow the instructions. Qujannamiik.