Corporate giving

We know that to achieve your business and social responsibility objectives, it's important for you as a company to give back to the community.

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Through a partnership with uOttawa you gain access to state-of-the-art facilities, expert faculty and staff, and talented undergraduate and graduate students, as well as opportunities to get involved with philanthropic activities that have real impact.

Ways to partner


As a top 10 Canadian research university, uOttawa is working on the frontiers of virtually every field, making us top of mind for industry and government when they seek special expertise and fresh insight. Our Technology Transfer and Business Enterprise (TTBE) office staff are experts at helping you find the right program or partnership for your company’s research needs. 


Entrepreneurs have a profound impact on our society and Canada’s economic growth. Many entrepreneurs see charitable giving as an important part of their personal and professional success.  

We work with our entrepreneurial partners to help them make a lasting difference in the lives of others and reIMAGINE the future.  

Education and skills training

uOttawa prides itself on preparing its students to find their place in the world. Opportunities to be involved in career fairs, recruitment campaigns, or co-op programs give your company access to talented students trained by world-class professors and researchers. 

The Career Services and Co-operative Education staff can work with you to plan your recruitment strategy. 

Event sponsorship and community building

Businesses can strengthen their brands by sponsoring events or special promotions. We work with companies to ensure that agreements will meet the goals of the business and the needs of the University. We can help you connect with the right audience, whether it’s a specific group or University-wide. 


We provide our foundation partners with opportunities to create wider access to post-secondary and graduate education, enhance research and education initiatives, and support the success of our faculty and students.  

When you partner with uOttawa, we work with you to establish options that are aligned with your strategic funding priorities. 

Connect with us

Jonathan Bodden

Executive Director - Corporate development
[email protected]

Development Office

190 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, ON Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel.: +1 613-562-5800 ext. 7222
Toll-free: +1 888-352-7222
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Our Canadian charitable registration number is 11927 8877 RR0001