Who We Are

The Malhotra Family Foundation was founded by Shawn and Louise Malhotra in 2011, and together, they manage all operations of the Foundation. Shawn Malhotra is Vice-President of Claridge Homes, one of Ottawa’s largest home and condo builders, and Louise is an Interior Design Consultant. Shawn and Louise have four school-aged children. The Malhotra Family Foundation was established because of the desire to effectively bring together Ottawa’s business and philanthropy communities to raise funds on behalf of deserving local organizations. 

Claridge Homes is one of the largest home-builders and real estate developers in Ottawa, Canada. Claridge opened its doors in 1986 as a small family-run business with a clear vision: to provide the best communities and homes for Ottawa-area families. As a leader in Ottawa innovative high-rise development and comprehensive housing communities, Claridge has effectively redefined the Ottawa skyline throughout 27 years of building in the National Capital Region. Working with a team of over 250 full-time staff, Claridge has proudly provided more than 8,000 houses and 4,000 condominiums to the region’s families. In 2012, Claridge Homes was Winner of the Eastern Ontario TARION High Rise Builder Award of Excellence.

Malhotra Family Foundation

The Malhotra Family Foundation's Fifth Annual Charity Golf Tournament on May 26th 2015 raised $300,000 in support of Youth Services Ottawa.

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Join Us In Making a Difference

Our fundraising proceeds are shared across a broad spectrum of community groups in an effort to reach a variety of people with different needs. Our Foundation is uniquely positioned to call upon a wide array of individuals and businesses to work together to strengthen our community. The Foundation’s fundraising efforts and philanthropic initiatives will allow us, and our supporters, to become active participants in the betterment of our city. We must all share the responsibility of developing a strong community.


March 30, 2017

Sponsorship packages for the 2017 Charity Golf Tournament are SOLD OUT! 

Cash donations and auction items to support the Ottawa Food Bank are still welcome (and much appreciated)! 

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March 3, 2017

Sponsorship packages are filling up fast for our 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament in support of the Ottawa Food Bank! Send us an email to sign up!

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October 14, 2016

SHARE tickets for Friday November 4th are now on sale! They will sell out - see the events tab for more details.

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