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 Resiliency 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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Learn About the Women’s Giving Collective!

The Women’s Giving Collective (WGC) is now into its third year in 2021 and preparing to make its final grant of a three-year commitment to Heartache2Hope. Combined with the first year commitment, the WGC has now provided a total of $16,500 to support individuals bereaved by suicide. What is the Women’s Giving Collective? The Women’s […]

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From the Archives – Older Adults in our Community

The Oakville Community Foundation has 27 years of published content from blogs, articles, research, reports and more! Join us as we periodically look back at The Foundation’s history of work on various topics and issues in the community in our new series, From the Archives. Through the Years Did you know that the Vital Older […]

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#WeekendReads – Get to Know the New Members of the Board

Annually, the Oakville Community Foundation concludes the year with the Annual General Meeting of members. The meeting is both to recognize the work of the prior year but also a chance to thank our Board for their leadership and work, as well as to recognize Board Members who are completing their term of office.  At […]

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Ways to give

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