Three Halton-Based Community Foundations Take Part in Emergency Community Support Fund

More Than $1,157,000 in funding available for charities supporting vulnerable populations May 20, 2020, Oakville: Burlington: Milton: Burlington Foundation, Community Foundation of Halton North and Oakville Community Foundation today announced they will provide over $1,157,000 to support Halton charities responding to COVID-19 as part of a new partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, United Way […]

Community Building Through the Community Education Awards Hub

In February,  The Foundation introduced the Community Education Awards Hub, a brand new portal that allows students who are post-secondary bound the ability to access awards from local organizations, entirely online. With the announcement of public school closures until at least the end of May, it appears that this portal came just in time. Local […]

Oakville Resiliency Fund invests in Education Heroes – and supports virtual programming for Educators, Students and their Families

With the announcement of public school closures until the end of May, The Foundation is pleased to announce support to teachers, students and families to move educational supports and programming online. First, The Foundation is excited to announce the launch of “Community Classroom Online (Virtual programs),” which is now available free of charge on our […]

Appreciating our Community Volunteers for National Volunteer Week

We are so lucky to live in a community with many  dedicated and supportive individuals. Now more than ever we have seen the resiliency of the human spirit and we are amazed by the amount of people who have come forward to offer their help to our local community.  During this global health crisis, there […]

Oakville Community Foundation Announces First Round of Grants from Oakville Resiliency Fund Phase I – Supporting our Community Heroes

April 8, 2020: Oakville, Ontario: Oakville Community Foundation Announces First Round of Grants from Oakville Resiliency Fund Phase I – Supporting our Community Heroes The Oakville Community Foundation has created the Oakville Resiliency Fund to support our local community during this State of Emergency and beyond when it is time to help our charitable sector […]

Leading Together – Halton Region Charity Support by your Local Community Foundations

March 31, 2020: Leading together – the Burlington Foundation, Community Foundation of Halton North and Oakville Community Foundation are working together to collaborate, share information on pressing needs, and ensure that our collective knowledge drives strategic funding to those agencies on the frontlines of COVID-19 response across Halton Region. At this unprecedented time when community […]

Community Building at a time of Social Distancing

Dear Community Foundation Fundholders, Agencies, Charity Partners and Volunteers Like many of us I find myself in a different situation than I thought I would be earlier this week. I was looking forward to a week of skiing during spring break with my family and friends. Now like other businesses and organizations, we are focused […]