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 […]

Fun Ways to Stay Connected to Our Community

Oakville Community Foundation March 25, 2020 Many of us are used to being out and about in the community. On any given day we’re going out to local restaurants, stores, parks and trails. In this time of increased physical isolation – as a way to take part in social distancing – it’s difficult not to […]

Five Ways We Can Help Our Community

Oakville Community Foundation March 19, 2020 During this time of uncertainty, we want to share a list of five different ways we can help those in our community. Do you know of other ways to help the community? Let us know on our Twitter, Facebook or Instagram! 1. Continue to Donate to Local Charities Donating […]

Oakville Community Foundation Takes Part in Pilot Fund for Gender Equality

Oakville, Ont., February 27, 2020 – The Oakville Community Foundation is excited to announce its participation in the Pilot Fund for Gender Equality, a collaboration between Community Foundations of Canada and the Equality Fund, with support from the Government of Canada.  The Pilot Fund for Gender Equality is part of the “consult and design” phase […]

NEW Community Education Awards Hub

The Oakville Community Foundation is excited to announce the Community Education Awards Hub: a brand new online portal for post-secondary bound students to access local awards. The Awards Hub brings together over $300,000 in educational awards available to local students through the online portal. It also serves Oakville-area organizations, streamlining their efforts and providing efficient […]

Federal Investment Readiness Program Brings Local Partners Together to Advance Social Innovation

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 […]