Next Grant Round Opens
February 1
In case you were wondering
Who we are

JustChange is a national network of changemakers committed to supporting the local community through giving circles

What we do

JustChange accelerates great ideas through $1,000 bi-monthly grants to initiatives proposed by individuals or organizations that provide positive environmental, social and/or economic outcomes

How we do it

Every two months the JustChange board seeks out ideas through a ‘Request For Proposals’ and then collectively chooses which one to fund

Empower’em – December 2016

Empower’em President and Founder, Nayaelah Siddiqui, understands there is a growing lack of self-confidence in Muslim women, which needs to be addressed. According to the Environics Survey […]

October 2016 — Trans Health Information Ottawa

“I don’t know much about trans health,” is a term that our next grantee hears all too often. Trans Health Information Ottawa (THIO) is working to eliminate […]

August 2016 — Building Purple Bridges

We are thrilled to announce our August 2016 grantee: Building Purple Bridges. This grassroots initiative aims to address the service gaps for outdoor/survival sex-workers in […]

June 2016 — Black Hair: A Documentary

For this month’s JustChange grantee, her introduction to activism hit very close to home: with her own hair. Questioning why she hadn’t felt comfortable wearing […]

April 2016 – Integrative Solutions Group

Community consultation on urban development projects in Ottawa often seems like a meaningless exercise. Most of us can name an example (or two!) within our […]

February 2016 — Kind

JustChange is thrilled to announce our February 2016 grantee: Kind! Kind is a space for LGBTTQ+ communities in Ottawa. Offering a wide variety of services, from […]

JustChange and PhilanthroTHINK: What’s New in Philanthropy?

Free Event at Carleton University on February 25th 2016 at 2:00pm! What’s New in Philanthropy? Giving Circles, Social Investment and Engaged Millennials Philanthropy is being reinvented […]

December 2015 — I Wear One

Around half of Canadian women will suffer from some form of an inability to control their bladder according to the Canadian Bladder Survey. We had […]


As you may know, today is #GivingTuesdayCA. For those who don’t know, today is a day is where charities, companies and individuals join together to […]

October 2015 – Gees Bees

“If we can encourage a few new beekeepers, bring pollination back to communities, and give people the opportunity to enjoy their very own honey – […]