#WeekendReads – Racialized Individuals Represent Nearly Half of Oakville

Welcome back to the #WeekendReads series! On periodic Fridays throughout the year, the Oakville Community Foundation will share reports, data and information to help you stay informed when it comes to the community, the charitable sector and more. Click here for previous installments. Throughout the year, Statistics Canada is releasing data gleaned from the 2021 […]

GIVEOakville returns with a deepened focus on LOCAL

Oakville Community Foundation launches the 2022 version of the popular crowd-funding campaign,  LOCAL IMPACT CERTIFIED OAKVILLE  November 10, 2022: The Oakville Community Foundation is pleased to announce the start of their 2022 GIVEOakville program. GIVEOakville is an online crowd-funding campaign for local charities based in the Town of Oakville. The 4 week-campaign sees 100% of […]

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 […]

#WeekendReads – Belonging and Racial Identity in Halton

Welcome back to the #WeekendReads series! On periodic Fridays throughout the year, the Oakville Community Foundation will share reports, data and information to help you stay informed when it comes to the community, the charitable sector and more. Click here for previous installments. In the summer of 2020, discussions began around building a community-led report […]

#WeekendReads – Housing and Shelter in our Communities

Welcome back to the #WeekendReads series! On periodic Fridays throughout the year, the Oakville Community Foundation will share reports, data and information to help you stay informed when it comes to the community, the charitable sector and more. Click here for previous installments. Throughout the year, Statistics Canada is releasing data gleaned from the 2021 […]

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, […]

Gender Equality Week: True gender equality means equal rights and equal opportunity

We know that investing in women is both right and strategic. We’re able to double our impact when we support women-led and women-serving organizations by supporting decent work and supporting good programming. As we mark Gender Equality week, The Foundation is proud to support and steward a number of women-led and women-focused charitable activities, including […]

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 […]

Oakville Community Foundation announces nearly $30k for eight local students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oakville, Ont., August 18, 2022 – The Oakville Community Foundation is happy to announce award recipients for the Alexander and Bernice DeMaio Education Award and the Miller Family Foundation Bursary, all accessed through The Foundation’s Community Education Award Hub. Alexander and Bernice DeMaio Education Award The Alexander and Bernice DeMaio Education Award […]