Our report on the Vitality of Older Adults in our Communities is now out!

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Making Local Education Even Better

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

New 2021 Programming Now Available.

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Oakville Resettlement Fund – Donate to support local Refugee families.

Donations made to this Fund will be used to support the emerging needs for Afghan refugee families in Oakville and Halton.  The Foundation will work with leading organizations in the resettlement efforts, to provide guidance on where these funds are most needed.  Your support will be greatly appreciated and generously received.  Donate Here

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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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Latest

#WeekendReads – GIVEOakville: Certified for Local Impact

Welcome back to the #WeekendReads series! On Fridays 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. The Oakville Community Foundation is weeks away from launching its annual GIVEOakville campaign to support local […]

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New Truth & Reconciliation Initiative “Debwewin”-The Oakville Truth Project

October 7, 2021 – The Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and the Oakville Community Foundation have launched “Debwewin”- the Oakville Truth Project, to further our shared understanding of Oakville’s Indigenous past and support local Truth & Reconciliation. “Debwewin” refers to one of the Anishinabek seven grandfathers teaching for “truth.” This project will raise questions about […]

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#WeekendReads – Windmill Microlending, The Foundation’s newest PRI

Welcome back to the #WeekendReads series! On Fridays 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. By: Ameeta Vijay – Board Member and Chair, PRI Deal Review Subcommittee  Last year The Foundation added […]

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Ways to give

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