About PAL Ottawa

We reward the artists who delight us with our applause, and often assume that success in the arts brings financial security. But very few members of the performing arts community arrive at the end of their career with an adequate pension and other resources. That’s why we created PAL Ottawa: to provide affordable housing and a support system to artists in need.

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News & Upcoming Events

PAL Learning Events: February Workshops for Arts Professionals

As part of an expanded Supporting Cast program, PAL Ottawa is offering arts professionals in the region the opportunity to learn about two issues of vital importance to their well being as they enter their senior years: how to manage their personal affairs and how to... read more

PAL’s Soup Kitchen for Artists

Please join us on December 7, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. to celebrate the season and another year of accomplishment for PAL Ottawa. Sip a soup, raise a glass, and take part in our panel discussion, “Working for Peanuts.” Mingle with old friends, find new ones... read more
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Memberships

Join PAL Ottawa! For a modest annual membership fee, you and/or your organization can demonstrate your solidarity with PAL Ottawa and our efforts to improve the lives of senior arts professionals in the Capital. Membership fees provide the foundation on which we build our initiatives; they also provide you with important benefits.

Donations

Help provide the seed money needed to achieve our goals. Add PAL Ottawa to your list of Charitable Donations and receive a Charitable Tax Deduction. You’ll be happy you did, come tax time! Donate today.

Volunteer

Get involved by volunteering for Supporting Cast. Lend our Board and working Committees your hands-on skills in not-for-profit administration, affordable housing, website design, publicity or fund-raising. Email us to get involved.