Community partners collaborate on Launch of Grateful Treaty Person and Acts of Allyship campaign during Treaties Recognition Week

Nov 7, 2022 Sheridan hosted The Debwewin Workshop: Launch of Grateful Treaty Person and Acts of Allyship campaign at its Trafalgar Road Campus on November 7 as part of Treaties Recognition Week. The event aligns with Debwewin: The Oakville Truth Project, which is a joint initiative of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN) and the Oakville Community […]

Celebrate Persons Day with the Women’s Giving Collective!

On October 18th, we will be hosting our annual Women’s Giving Collective Person’s Day Event. Please join us on Tuesday, October 18th from 5:30 to 7:30pm, for an evening of great food, conversation and of course, wine at Ritorno restaurant! This event will feature guest speaker Travis Weber, a graduate of a similar Children’s Aid Society program, […]

Golden Horseshoe Community Foundations join Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022

TORONTO – All nine community foundations of the Golden Horseshoe region are coming together to help fund Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022. This year, the educational program produced by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) will feature an in-person gathering held in Mississauga for 5,000 high school students across the region. A portion of […]

Gimaa Laforme’s Ally Leadership Council Announced for Debwewin, Treaty 14 Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oakville, Ont., September 5, 2022 – In support of Debwewin: The Oakville Truth Project, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and the Oakville Community Foundation have launched Gimaa (Chief) R. Stacey Laforme’s Ally Leadership Council to coincide with the 216th anniversary of the signing of Treaty 14 in Oakville.     The Council […]

Get To Know Michelle Collins!

Michelle Collins is The Foundation’s Fundholder and Community Engagement Administrator, who joined the Grants team in 2017. In her role, Michelle is responsible for liaising with Fundholders to help with their Fund statements and online portal needs and working with charities, organizations and user groups on their online grants and education awards needs. Michelle also […]

GIVEOakville Charity Onboarding Session

You can watch the recording of the presentation below: The Charity On Boarding Slideshow is available here.  Local Donor Research – Behavioural Research with Sheridan College and BEWorks  is available here – BEworks provides management consulting and advanced research applying Behavioral Economics for Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world. In partnership with Sheridan […]

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 […]

Oakville Community Foundation Announces Award Recipients for the Community Education Awards Hub

Today, the Oakville Community Foundation announced award recipients for the Miller Family Foundation Bursary, the Alexander and Bernice DeMaio Education Award and the Donovan Bailey Sports Excellence Scholarship, three awards accessed through The Foundation’s Community Education Awards Hub. The Miller Family Foundation Bursary and the Donovan Bailey Sports Excellence Scholarship are new additions to the […]