Oakville Resiliency Report Update: Food Insecurity

The Oakville Resiliency Report is timestamped in September 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic is not over. Welcome to the second installment of our #WeekendReads series! Join us every Friday for the next six weeks as we build on information shared in the report and share new information that is now available. Click here for previous […]

Golden Horseshoe Hub takes part in Canada Healthy Communities Initiative

$1.8 million in funding available to transform public spaces in response to COVID-19 Oakville, Ont., February 10, 2021 – The Golden Horseshoe Hub in Southern Ontario announced today they will work together to distribute $1,840,190 to transform public spaces in response to COVID-19. Funding will flow over two application rounds. The Hub is led by […]

Oakville Resiliency Report Update: Same Storm Different Boats

The Oakville Resiliency Report is timestamped in September 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic is not over. To that end, the Oakville Community Foundation is publishing updates to the report every Friday for the next six weeks, as part of a new #WeekendReads series. These updates will build on information shared in the report and share […]

Rotary’s Paul Harris Awards and Family

January 20th was an exciting day at the Oakville Community Foundation (The Foundation) as both our Chair Brian Hanna and I were recognized by the local Rotary Clubs for our contributions to the community. Brian and I received the prestigious Paul Harris Award for our community service, which included our work at The Foundation and […]

Black History Month Programming

Two of our Community Classroom partners have put together programming for Black History Month. These special programs educate and celebrate Black History in Oakville. Once you sign up, instructions on how to view these materials will be emailed to you. CANADIAN CARIBBEAN ASSOCIATION OF HALTON Talented panists, Denise Als and Richard Cornelius, will teach you about […]

Oakville Community Foundation awards $321,500 through Equality Fund, ECSF

Partnering with local community foundation pays dividends Today the Oakville Community Foundation is able to announce new funding thanks to partnerships established by Community Foundations of Canada, our national network. The Foundation has granted an additional $321,500 to 15 local charities through the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) and the Equality Fund, both funded by […]

Keeping Traditions Alive

Written by Taline McPhedran, Communications and Events Manager In a year where so much has been different than the norm, Christmas and the holiday season is no different.  In an effort to protect loved ones and flatten the rising curve, we’re all now facing changes to our usual holiday plans by staying apart. My family […]

Family Philanthropy

In my last blog on “Our Kids and Philanthropy” I shared how I was engaging my daughter in philanthropy through her own Fund and through GIVEOakville, as well as some of the youth philanthropy initiatives that we have planned for 2021 at The Foundation. I also invited stories from readers of their own experiences. Well […]