Halton CAS Youth Initiative
The Halton Youth Collective Program released their new 2020 Pilot Study report, detailing the ins and outs of this life-changing program
Canada Healthy Communities Initiative
The Healthy Communities Initiative is a $31 million investment from the Government of Canada to support communities as they create and adapt public spaces to respond to the new realities of COVID-19.
Community Education Awards Hub
The Community Education Awards Hub is the one-stop, free, online source for students to access numerous community scholarships, bursaries and awards. Each organization in the Awards Hub has customized their award application with specific requirements- many do not focus on high academic achievement while others require very specific areas of study.
Developing the Reconciliation, Equity and Anti-Racism Statement
Today we are delighted to release our Reconciliation, Equity and Anti-Racism Statement, affectionately known as REARS. This Statement has been under development for more than a year and has benefitted from the input of many community members. We are grateful to all of the stakeholders who shared their insights and expertise to make this a […]
Introducing the New Members of the Board
Welcome back to the #WeekendReads series! On periodic Fridays throughout the year, the Oakville Community Foundation will share reports, data and information to help you stay informed when it comes to the community, the charitable sector and more. Click here for previous installments. Annually, the Oakville Community Foundation concludes the year with the Annual General Meeting […]
The DQ and You
Written by: Wendy Rinella, CEO With the official start of summer only a week away, it would be easy to assume that I am talking about a retail summer treat provider, but no, I am referring to the Disbursement Quota (DQ). This DQ is a federal government calculation of the minimum amount of its assets that […]
Oakville Resettlement Fund – Donate to support local Refugee families.
With the growing crisis in the Ukraine, donations made to the Oakville Resettlement Fund will help future Ukrainian refugees in the Oakville and Halton area. The Oakville Resettlement Fund was established in 2017 during the Syrian Resettlement crisis, and has helped support the local needs of new immigrants and refugees, specifically Syrian and Afghan refugees. Support from this fund will help provide needs such as food, clothing, shelter, transportation, and other basic needs.