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Making Local Education Even Better

Community Classroom brings arts, culture and heritage programs to Oakville’s publicly funded elementary students free of charge.

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The Oakville Community Foundation

At The Oakville Community Foundation, we believe that the future strength and prosperity of our community starts with long-term investments made today. Our job is to keep an eye on our community’s needs and put resources where they are needed.

As a community foundation, we understand Oakville – from the local issues and needs to the agencies doing the best work to address these issues, to the people and organizations who are teaming up to make change possible.

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Maximizing the Local Benefit: Charity-Small Business Partnerships

  I was on an Imagine Canada webinar with other charity leaders featuring Dr. Judith Stein from the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. She advised charities to showcase their importance to the economy at this time. Bruce MacDonald, CEO of  Imagine Canada, gave our new Charity-Small Business Partnership Program a shout out […]

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In Memoriam: Donald Noble.

The Foundation is saddened to announce the passing of one of our most admired founders. Without Don’s vision and leadership, community philanthropy would not have the deep roots in our Town that it does today. Don inspired philanthropy in his family and his friends, many of whom he introduced to the Oakville Community Foundation. Don […]

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Planned Giving: All it takes is a little Will Power.

“When you pool your resources and work with The Oakville Community Foundation, they enable you to amplify your impact in the local community and beyond.” ~Bruce Burrows, Fundholder It’s not uncommon in everyday conversations to hear someone say: “I wish I could make a difference.” Or “I wish I could create change.” Or “I just […]

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Ways to give

We work to find solutions to make community philanthropy accessible and meaningful