Sponsorships and Donations

We’re strongly committed to making a positive difference in our community.

Hydro Ottawa’s sponsorship and donations program provides assistance through financial and/or in-kind contributions to organizations, initiatives and events that relate to one or more of the following three priority areas:


 Education/capacity building
 Renewable energy, energy efficiency and conservation
 Health, safety and wellness


All discretionary requests are screened using a decision tool to ensure alignment with our priority areas. Please note that meeting the eligibility requirements does not guarantee funding support.


Eligibility Requirements:

The request must:

  • Addresses issues within Hydro Ottawa Limited's service territory;
  • Have a strategic fit with Hydro Ottawa's three areas of focus;
  • Not be corporately branded by another organization; and
  • Encourage Hydro Ottawa employee involvement.

Hydro Ottawa’s sponsorship and donation program does not support requests from:

  • Groups not recognized by Canada Revenue Agency as registered charitable organizations;
  • Individuals;
  • Organizations with religious affiliations;
  • Paid representatives or agents hired to conduct fundraising activities;
  • Political groups; and
  • Organizations requesting a second or subsequent campaign that has already received funding in the same calendar year.

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(link to PDF application form)

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