Stay tuned for the digital release of our Vital Older Adults Report!

The report will be released on June 24th.

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Oakville Community Foundations partners with Donovan Bailey for Pass the Baton Canada

We’re proud to be a partner in the Donovan Bailey Pass the Baton Canada campaign to fundraise for youth charities and celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Donovan Bailey’s 100M Olympic gold medal on July 27, 1996, and the Men’s Gold in the 4x100M Olympic Relay on August 3, 1996, in Atlanta.

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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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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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A Youth Perspective: The Impact of COVID-19 – Part 1

Welcome to our first audio blog! So often we read articles about COVID-19 and its impact on society, but what about its impact on youth? Instead of writing a second-hand account of what the youth in our community are seeing, hearing and feeling, our spring intern Charlotte Bright sat down with her fellow classmates to […]

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The ‘uncovery’ of 215 unmarked graves

What We Need To Do Now Written by: Bindu Cudjoe, Board Chair, Oakville Community Foundation The ‘uncovery’ of the unmarked graves of 215 children in Kamloops made national news this weekend, as it should have.  I am heartbroken, like so many of you, but not surprised.   While the terrible residential school system was not a […]

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Reconciliation: A Poem by Gimma R. Stacey Laforme

Reconciliation I sit here crying I don’t know why I didn’t know the children I didn’t know the parents But I knew their spirit I knew their love I know their loss I know their potential And I am overwhelmed By the pain and the hurt The pain of the families and friends The pain […]

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Ways to give

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