About us
In case you were wondering
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Who we are

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

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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

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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

“Never underestimate the power of a small group of people to change the world. In fact, it is the only way it ever has.”

Margaret Mead
What's new at JustChange?
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JustChange’s 9th winner: Dirty Duck Soap

**Tonight’s event will be at The Lieutenant’s Pump due to weather concerns!** Dirty Duck Soap awarded grant from JustChange Animal fat is a subject that no […]

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JustChange St. John’s launches to accelerate great ideas for Newfoundland

Foreword Allow me introduce JustChange St.John’s. Cameron Campbell and the new and inspiring folks in Newfoundland and Labrador have begun a new JustChange chapter on […]

Gotta Go! is JustChange's eighth grant winner.
Our Eighth Grant Winner: GottaGo!

When you’ve gotta go, you’ve gotta go. If you’ve ever searched for a public restroom downtown, one thing becomes very apparent, very quickly: there are […]

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Accessibility for Humanity receives grant

  Meet Chris Binkowski. In December, Chris came to our sixth grant JustDrinks event and spoke to me about an idea that he was working […]

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JustChange: Decision-making by consensus

JustChange is a group of people who make decisions by consensus.  This is no small feat; some of us knew each other before we began […]

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GivingTuesday: A Post on Giving

“The great source of both the misery and disorders of human life, seems to arise from over-rating the difference between one permanent situation and another”. […]

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CompassTeens: Young people want to learn

Young people want to learn We’re pleased to introduce our newest grant winner: The Compass Centre for Self-Directed Learning! Open to teens since January 2013, […]

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It’s not an idea until you make it happen

It’s much more than $1000 There are just so many reasons why we put our own money to support initiatives in Ottawa. Yes, there is […]

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