What services does your organization provide?
To deliver North America's premiere Dragon Boat Festival. Offering visitors to and residents of Canada's Capital Region the opportunity to participate and engage in, the arts, sports, cultural, heritage and volunteer activities, significantly contributing to the tourism, economic growth, community engagement and cultural fabric of our diverse community.
In 1998, a charitable component was introduced to the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. In 2003, the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation was established to focus and grow the organization?s philanthropic efforts. To-date, $3.7 million has been raised through the Foundation's annual fundraising, benefiting 40 Ottawa area charities.
To help build, strengthen and enhance community life in Ottawa by raising, managing and distributing funds to charitable organizations.