OTIP nurtures a tradition of philanthropy. We are an organization that advances effective and responsive philanthropy through our involvement in community outreach initiatives. We support the communities in which our employees live and work through the following charitable programs.
OTIP Annual Charity Golf Classic
The funds raised at the OTIP Charity Golf Classic are distributed each year through the OTIP Community Fund to deserving charities such as the SickKids Foundation and Nutrition for Learning.
OTIP Bursary Program
OTIP offers twelve academic bursaries of $1,500 every year. Our bursary program promotes post-secondary education for our insured members and their relatives by investing in their future.
OTIP Teaching Awards
Sponsored by OTIP and administered by OTF, the OTIP Teaching Awards recognize the vital contribution that teachers make to society. Students, parents and colleagues are invited to nominate a teacher who works to motivate, challenge and inspire, gives selflessly, and puts students' needs first. Awards are given each year to outstanding teachers in the categories of elementary, secondary and beginning teacher.
Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving (OSAID)
OSAID is a youth-driven organization with chapter members in over 60 percent of Ontario's secondary schools. OSAID is focused on educating people of all ages about the dangers of impaired driving. As a sponsor, OTIP has a representative sitting on OSAID's Board of Directors, and provides financial support for campaigns.
Send'em Off Smiling
Through their annual back-to-school campaign, Send'em Off Smiling provides school clothing and supplies for children in need. For OTIP employees, a strong connection with the education community has led to overwhelming support of this initiative.
OTIP and its employees support the United Way through an annual fundraising campaign.
OTIP is proud to support the following organizations through dress down Fridays: