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 are creating PAL Ottawa: to provide affordable housing and a support system to artists in need. Learn more…

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Join PAL Ottawa! For a modest annual membership fee of $25, you show your continuing support for PAL Ottawa and gain several benefits. Membership fees provide the foundation on which we can build our initiatives. 


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.


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.

News & Upcoming Events

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party…for PAL Ottawa

Our gracious hosts, Grete Hale and Gay Cook, invite you to join them in the garden of their historic home for The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in support of PAL Ottawa. Wear your maddest, most outrageous hat and meet a colourful cast of characters from Ottawa’s arts and business communities. There will be tea and tarts, Pimm’s and poems, music and dance, silent and live auctions, and much more than the muchness one might expect on a Sunday afternoon! If you’re curious(er) about PAL Ottawa, or if you merely want to show your support (and show off your hat!), join us on September 7 for some end-of-summer fun…


Contract(s) available for a bookkeeper and an administrative assistant. Please note: contracts may be combined for a candidate with the requisite skills…

PAL for Pride!

On Sunday, August 24, members and friends of PAL Ottawa are lining up to march in the Capital Pride Parade, the best, most colourful, most all-out fun parade of the year! Please join us in celebrating diversity, supporting the arts community, and spreading the word about Ottawa’s Performing Arts Lodge movement…