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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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Federal Investment Readiness Program Brings Local Partners Together to Advance Social Innovation and Social Finance in Brant, Halton and Peel

For Immediate Release: December 20, 2019 Oakville, Ontario: Earlier today, the Government of Canada announced that stage one of its ten-year, $800 million commitment to funding social innovation and social finance across Canada has launched.  Called the Investment Readiness Program (IRP), the initiative builds on existing supports to help catalyze community-led solutions to persistent social […]

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Putting the Fun Back Into the Philanthropic:

For me, it’s more personally rewarding to become directly involved with charitable organizations and offer my time and experience to help them achieve their goals. ~ Michael Whitcombe

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命运与爱:吕家的故事 由吕家提供 (Meet the Lui Family)

“是命运把我们带到了一起。”当被问及她是如何遇到吕映桓(Alex),以及她与丈夫33年的爱情生活时,吕许燕媚(Mary)说。 “在我从香港到多伦多的一次旅行中,我决定去拜访我在阿尔伯塔省的姐姐和朋友。他们是在石油繁荣的高潮中移

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Ways to give

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