Sustainable Development Goals
- Founded: 2007
Number of rock camps held in Ottawa since 2007
Number of campers since 2007
Number of new programs added since 2017 (monthly Jam Sessions, Rock Camp for women, and workshops) - with more to on the way!
Girls+ Rock formed
Began offering monthly jam sessions on a sliding scale, pay-what-you-can (PWYC) basis where participants can access studio space and instruments to practice with a band or jam with new friends.
Awarded a $25,000 grant from the TD Musicounts Community Music Program to purchase instruments, making music more accessible.
Girls+ Rock began partnering with the National Arts Centre to host the final showcase at the NAC Fourth Stage.
Awarded a $1,000 JustChange micro-grant as well as a $1,000 Ottawa Music Micro-Grant as part of the 2017 Junos to host a music event.
Partnered with organizations such as the Ottawa Public Library and Kind Space to implement workshops throughout Ottawa.
Named the United Way Ottawa’s GenNext Community Builder of the Year, and honorable mentions of the Impact Hub Social Impact Award.
Announced partnership with Youth Ottawa to host the jam sessions on a monthly basis at their Youth Engagement Studio. To date, they have hosted 36 jam sessions.
Girls+ Rock Ottawa is an active participant in our business ecosystem. Here are a few of the services they’ve used:
Rock Camp for Girls+ 2018
Girls+ Rock Ottawa Year in Review